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" Treason!" cried the speaker —"Treason, treason," echoed from every part of the house. "
The Quarterly review - Page 8
1841
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

1830
...trying moments which is decisive of charac' ter. Henry faltered not for an instant ; but rising to a loftier ' attitude, and fixing on the Speaker an eye of the most deter' mined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis,) — may profit by their...
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The Land We Live in: Or the Story of Our Country

Henry Mann - United States - 1896 - 336 pages
...trying moments which is decisive of character — Henry faltered not for an instant ; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the Speaker an eye...by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. ' '* On the following day, when Henry was absent, the more timid asserted themselves and the...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820
...; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye flashing with fire, continued, "may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." NAVAL ORATORY. Admiral Blake, when a captain was sent with a small squadron to the West Indies...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...decisive of character. Henry faltered not for an instant; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing n the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he...firmest emphasis) may profit by their example. If this he treason, make .the most of it." In August. 1774, the Virginia Convention assembled in Williamsburg,...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary; Or, Remembrancer of the Departed ...

Thomas Jones Rogers - United States - 1823 - 352 pages
...decisive of character. Henry faltered not for an instant; hut rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing n the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he...firmest emphasis) may profit by their example. If tins be treason, make the most of it." In August, 1774, the Virginia Convention assembled in Williainsbnrg,...
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Museum Americanum, Or, Select Antiquities, Curiosities, Beauties, and ...

Charles Hulbert - America - 1823 - 346 pages
...trying moments which is decisive of character. —Henry faultered not for an instant ; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye...determined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest einphasis) may profit liy their example. If this be treason, make the most of it.'' After this debate,...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary: Or, Rememberancer of the Departed ...

Statesmen - 1824 - 504 pages
...those trying moments which is decisive of character. Henry faltered not for an instant; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye...by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." In August, 1774, the Virginia convention assembled in Williamsburg, and passed a series of...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 2

Reuben Percy - Anecdotes - 1826
...but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye flashing with fire, continued, " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." LOGAN, THE INDIAN. Logan, the celebrated Indian chief, who had long been a zealous partizan...
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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

Eulogies - 1826 - 426 pages
...George the Third (" Treason !" cried the " Speaker. " Treason ! treason !" echoed the House ; ) — " may profit by their example. If this be, treason, make the " most of it." While I am presenting to you this picture of Mr. Jefferson in his youth, listening to the almost...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828 - 553 pages
..."treason." Mr. Henry, pausing for a moment, and fixing his eye on the speaker, deliberately concluded, " may profit by their example ; if this be treason, make the most of it." Mr. Henry left the assembly the evening after the passage of the resolutions ; and the next...
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