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" I CANNOT, my Lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment. It is not a time for adulation: the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now... "
Reminiscences of Charles Butler ... - Page 148
by Charles Butler - 1824
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The secret history of the court of England, from ... 1750 to the reign of ...

lady Anne Hamilton - 1840 - 206 pages
...On another occasion, he said, " I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace ! It is necessary to instruct the throne in the language of truth ! We must dispel the delusions and darkness which envelope it. I am old and weak, and at present unable to say...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the Third: Being ...

George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane - 1841 - 834 pages
...and tremendous moment ! It is no time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot now avail — cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It...instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must dispel the delusion and tne darkness which envelop it; and display, in its full dsmger and true colours,...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1841 - 548 pages
...and endeavors to sanctify the monstrous measures which have heaped disgrace and misfortune upon us. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment...time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot now avail; cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne...
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The United States Speaker, a Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1843 - 524 pages
...hitherto nothing but disappointments and defeats. I cannot, my lords, I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous...and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct tho throne in the language of truth. We must, if possible, dispel the darkness and delusion which envelop...
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The United States Speaker: A Copious Selection of Exercises in Elocution ...

John Epy Lovell - 1844 - 900 pages
...hitherto nothing but disappointments and defeats. I cannot, my lords, I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous...the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this nigged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must,...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...employment of Indians in the war with America.'] I cannot, my lords, I will not, join in congratulation ate to thee, Ere I with Death shake hands, and smile that I am free. Tlu Shipvcrcckcd Solit time for adulation ; the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis....
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 113

1872 - 862 pages
...adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot no« avail — cannot save us in this rugged and awfu erigía. It is now necessary to instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelope it; and display, in its full danger and true colours,...
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Elocution; Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 330 pages
...perfection's height. 604. AGAINST ¸ AMERICAN WATt. I cannot, my lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune, and disgrace. This, my lords, is a...possible, dispel the delusion, and darkness, which envelop it; and display, in its full danger, and genuine colors, the ruin, which is brought to our...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 396 pages
...con gratulation on misfortune, and disgrace. This, un lords, a perilous, and tremendous moTienti It is not a time for adulation: the smoothness of...save us, in this rugged, and awful crisis. It is now ne cessary, to instruct the throne, in the lauira;ig( of truth. We must, if possible, dispel the cie....
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

1845 - 554 pages
...and endeavors to sanctify the monstrous measures which have heaped disgrace and misfortune upon us. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment...time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot now avail ; cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne...
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