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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... "
The World's Orators, Comprising the Great Orations of the World's History ... - Page 125
by Guy Carleton Lee - 1900
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How to Speak: Designed as a Textbook for the Business Man and Woman

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - Public speaking - 1918 - 181 pages
...a Formal Opening I cannot, my Lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment....for adulation ; the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne in the language...
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Wartime and Patriotic Selections for Recitation and Reading

Carleton B. Case - Patriotism - 1918 - 159 pages
...THE AMERICAN WAR I can not, my Lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment....not a time for adulation; the smoothness of flattery can not save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne in the...
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Public Speaking: Instructorś Manual

Public speaking - 1920 - 36 pages
...hands of the ministry and parliament." Perhaps the student chances upon something from Lord Chatham : "This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment....time for adulation; the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis." Or the embryo speaker may be drilled in the interpretation...
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Classified Models of Speech Composition: Ninety-five Complete Speeches

James Milton O'Neill - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1921 - 849 pages
...and endeavors to sanctify the monstrou.s measures which have heaped disgrace and misfortune upon us. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment...and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct tlie throne in the language of truth. We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelop it...
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Werner's Magazine: A Magazine of Expression, Volume 20

Elocution - 1898
...American Revolution: "I can not, my lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment....not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery can not save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary for us to instruct the throne...
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McGuffey's New 4th, 6th, Eclectic Reader, Volume 6

William Holmes McGuffey - 1867
...AMERICAN WAR. 1. I CAN NOT, my lords, I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my lords, is a +perilous and tremendous moment....a time for +adulation : the smoothness of flattery can not save us, in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne in the...
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Werner's Magazine: A Magazine of Expression, Volume 19

Elocution - 1897
...Chatham's Speech upon the American Revolution. "I can not, my lords, I will not, join in congratuis a perilous and tremendous moment. It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery can not save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary for us to instruct the throne...
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