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" I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats, before they had contaminated the soil of my country. If they succeeded in landing, and if forced to retire before superior discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, burn every blade... "
History of the Irish Rebellion in 1798: With Memoirs of the Union, and ... - Page 429
by William Hamilton Maxwell - 1845 - 477 pages
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History of the Civil War in Ireland, Containing an Impartial ..., Volume 2

James Gordon - Ireland - 1805
...the deatructive fun' of war^ and I wouH animate my countrymen to immolate them in theirboats,before they had contaminated the soil of my country. If they...retire before superior discipline, I would-. dispute even 7 inch of ground, burn every blade of of grass, and the last in trenchment of liberty should'be...
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An Historical Review of the State of Ireland: From the Invasion of that ...

Francis Plowden - Ireland - 1806
...a torch in the other ; I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war ; and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats, before...of ground, burn every blade of grass, and the last intrenchment of liberty should be my grave. What I could not do myself, if I should fall, I should...
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Speeches of John Philpot Curran, Esq: With a brief sketch of the ..., Volume 2

John Philpot Curran - Ireland - 1811
...and a torch in the other. I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war, and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats before...discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, raze every house, burn every blade of grass — the last spot in which the hope of freedom should desert...
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Speeches of John Philpot Curran, Esq: With a Brief Sketch of the ..., Volume 2

John Philpot Curran - Ireland - 1811
...and a torch in the other. I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war, and I would animate my countrymen to immolate 'them in their boats before...discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, raze every house, burn every blade of grass—the last spot in which the hope of freedom should desert...
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The Speeches of Charles Phillip: Esquire, Delivered at the Bar and on ...

Charles Phillips - Speeches, addresses, etc., Irish - 1820 - 284 pages
...and a torch in the other. I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war, and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats before...discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, raze every house, burn every blade of grass—the last spot in which the hope of freedom should desert...
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Selections, from Several Literary Works: Comprising The Declaration of ...

Thomas O'Connor - English literature - 1824 - 153 pages
...destructive fury of war ; and Twouid animate my countrymen to immolate them in their bouts, be for? to-. . y had contaminated the soil of my country. If they succeeded...discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, raze every house, burn every blade ol grass j the last spot in which the hope of freedom should desert...
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The National Orator;: Consisting of Selections, Adapted for Rhetorical ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1832 - 284 pages
...torch in the other. I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war, arid I would animate rny countrymen, to immolate them in their boats, before...discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, raze every house, burn every blade or grass — the last spot in which the hope of freedom should desert...
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Irish Eloquence: The Speeches of the Celebrated Irish Orators Philips ...

Charles Philips, John Philpot Curran, Henry Grattan, Robert Emmet - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1834 - 548 pages
...a torch in the other; I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war ; and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats, before...country. If they succeeded in landing, and if forced to retirv before superior discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, burn every blade of grass,...
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The American Orator's Own Book: Or, The Art of Extemporaneous Public ...

Elocution - 1836 - 328 pages
...and a torch in the other. I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war, and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats, before...discipline, I would dispute every inch of ground, raze every house, burn every blade of grass, and the last intrenchment of liberty should be my grave....
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Irish Eloquence: The Speches of the Celebrated Irish Orators, Philips ...

Member of the bar - English orations - 1836 - 537 pages
...a torch in the other ; I would meet them with all the destructive fury of war ; and I would animate my countrymen to immolate them in their boats, before they had contaminated the soil of mv country. If they succeeded in landing, and if forced to retire before superior discipline, I would...
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