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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 literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850 - 524 pages
...WAR, AND THE EMPLOYMENT OP THE INDIANS IN IT. I CANNOT, my Lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous...if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelop it, and display, in its full danger and genuine colours, the ruin which is brought to our doors....
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Selections for Reading and Speaking, for the Higher Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1850 - 324 pages
...CHATHAM. LORD CHATHAM'S SPEECH ON THE AMERICAN WAR. I CANNOT, my lords, I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous...if 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 doors....
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - 1851 - 570 pages
...reciprocity. CHATHAM ON THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. I CANNOT, my lords, I will not join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous...if 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 doors....
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine to which is Added, the ...

1851 - 560 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 Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - 1851 - 594 pages
...tremendous moment ! It is no time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery can not now avail — can not save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now...necessary to instruct the throne in the language of truth Yon can not, I venture to say it, you can not conquer America. What is your present situation there...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 570 pages
...on the Address of Thanks to the King. THIS, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment. It is no time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot...if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelop it ; and display, in its full danger and genuine colors, the ruin which is brought to onir...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 568 pages
...on «Al Addrets of Thanks to the King. THIS, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous momeni It is no time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot...if 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 doors....
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 570 pages
...on the Address of Thanks to the King. Tins, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment* It is no time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot...necessary to instruct the Throne, in the language of Tnuxn. We must, if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelop it ; and display, in its...
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Select British Eloquence; Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852 - 978 pages
...tremendous moment 1 It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery can not now avail — can not save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now...instruct the Throne in the language of truth. We must dispel the illusion and the darkness which '• Thin wu reported by Hugh Boyd, and is said •i have...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852 - 968 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!...not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery can not now avail—can not save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct...
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