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" Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth. "
Reminiscences of Charles Butler ... - Page 85
by Charles Butler - 1824
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Official report of the debates and proceedings, Volume 3

Massachusetts constitutional convention, 1853 - 1853 - 814 pages
...he, " is wealth ; public honor, is security ; the feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight — strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earth." Credit, Sir, both public and private, is the great element, the chief ingredient, of all true progress...
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Official Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the State ..., Volume 3

Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention, Harvey Fowler - 1853 - 806 pages
...he, " is wealth ; public honor, is security ; the feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight — strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earth/' Credit, Sir, both public and private, is the great element, the chief ingredient, of all true progress...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1853 - 972 pages
...credit is wealth ; public honor is security. The feather that adarns the royal bird supports his ßight. Strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth" Such are some of the characteristics of the style of Junius, which made Mr. Mathias, author of the...
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Commenentaries Upon International Law, Volume 1

Robert Phillimore - 1854 - 930 pages
...to an individual, or to a community, it is the foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; - public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth." (c) « A wrong done 7 ' (said...
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Commentaries Upon International Law, Volume 2

Sir Robert Phillimore - 1855 - 544 pages
...to an individual, or to a community, it is the foundation of peace, of independence, and of safety. Private credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth."(c) « A wrong done" (said the...
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Commentaries Upon International Law, Volume 2

Robert Phillimore - 1855 - 540 pages
...credit is wealth ; public honour is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth."(o) " A wrong done" (said the high authority of Sir James Mackintosh) " to the humblest British...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856 - 962 pages
...images. "The King's honor is that of his people. Their real honor and interest are the : Bftme. * * * * The feather that adorns the royal bird supports its...him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth." 7 In Januarv, 1756. sand men locked up in Ireland, let the situation of his affairs abroad, or the...
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Junius, Lord Chatham: A Biography, Setting Forth the Condition of English ...

William Dowe - 1857 - 280 pages
...private credit is wealth, public honor is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earth. f This is another strong flash of identity. Mark how the war-minister, in both places, contends for...
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Junius, Lord Chatham: A Biography, Setting Forth the Condition of English ...

William Dowe - 1857 - 272 pages
...private credit is wealth, public honor is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird, supports his flight. Strip him of his plumage and you fix him to the earth.f This is another strong flash of identity. Mark how the war-minister, in both places, contends...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms. With a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1858 - 424 pages
...Private credit is wealth ; public honor is security. The feather that adorns the royal bird supports his flight ; strip him of his plumage, and you fix him to the earth. — JUNIUS. 13. The chariot 1 the chariot! its wheels roll on fire 1 As the Lord cometh down in the...
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