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" It will be for that government to show a necessity of self-defence, instant, overwhelming, leaving no choice of means and no moment for deliberation. "
Speeches in the Senate of the United States. Miscellaneous speeches. Appendix - Page 22
by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown - 1862
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1843
...upon what state of facts, and what rules of national law, the destruction of the "Caroline1' ia lo be defended. It will be for that Government to show...self-defence, instant, overwhelming, leaving no choice of meane, and no moment for deliberation. It will be for it toshow,aJfo, that the local authorities of...
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Niles' National Register, Volume 63

1842
...would appeal to vou, sir to say whether the facts which you say would alone justify this act, viz: "a necessity of self-defence, instant, overwhelming,...choice of means, and no moment for deliberation," were not applicable to this case in as high a degree as they ever were to any case of a similar discription...
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The Monthly Chronicle, Volume 3

Nathan Hale - 1842
...appeal to you, sir, to EM whether the facts which you say would alone justify this, act, namely, " necessity of self-defence, instant, overwhelming,...choice of means, and no moment for deliberation," were not applicable to thisca* in as high a degree as they ever were to any case of a similar descnp::':^...
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1843
...would appeal to you, pir, lo say whether the facts "which you eny would alone iusrify this aci, viz: "a necessity of selfdefence, instant, overwhelming,...choice of means, and no moment for deliberation," were notapplicablc to thia rape in as high a ilcgree as they ever were to any caso of a similar desciiplion...
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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 61

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1843
...would appeal to you, Sir, to say whether the facts which you say would alone justify the act, viz.: " a necessity of self-defence, instant, overwhelming,...no choice of means and no moment for deliberation," were not applicable to this case in as high a degree as they ever were to any case of a similar description...
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The Diplomatic and Official Papers of Daniel Webster, While Secretary of State

Daniel Webster, United States. Department of State - United States - 1848 - 392 pages
...government to show upon what state of facts and what rules of national law the destruction of the "Caroline" is to be defended. It will be for that government to show a necessity of self-defense, instant, overwhelming, leaving no choice of means, and no moment for deliberation. It...
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The Diplomatic and Official Papers of Daniel Webster, While Secretary of State

Daniel Webster, United States. Department of State - United States - 1848 - 392 pages
...whether the facts which you say would alone justify this act, viz., " a necessity of self-defense, instant, overwhelming, leaving no choice of means, and no moment for deliberation," were not applicable to this case in as high a degree as they ever were to any case of a similar description...
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The North American Review, Volume 68

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1849
...act, and maintaining that, if it was justified on grounds of selfdefence, a necessity must be shown, " instant, overwhelming, leaving no choice of means and no moment for deliberation." There is a dignity, a power, a clearness, and a precision, in this document, and a dispky of the principles...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Legal arguments and speeches to the jury ...

Daniel Webster - United States - 1851
...appeal to you, Sir, to say whether the facts which you say would alone justify this act, namely, " a necessity of self-defence, instant, overwhelming,'...no choice of means and no moment for deliberation," were not applicable to this case in as high a degree as they ever were to any case of a similar description...
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Works: with a Biographical Memoir, Volume 6

Daniel Webster, Edward Everett - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1853
...appeal to you, Sir, to say whether the facts which you say would alone justify this act, namely, " a necessity of self-defence, instant, overwhelming,...no choice of means and no moment for deliberation," were not applicable to this case in as high a degree as they ever were to any case of a similar description...
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