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" Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third" — " Treason !" cried the speaker — " Treason, treason !" echoed from every part of the house. "
THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ... - Page 662
by THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1830
...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,)...their example ! If this be treason, make the ' most of it.' Virginia is understood to pride herself on her paramount right to provide the Union with orators...
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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, Rememberancer of the Departed ...

United States - 1824 - 504 pages
...instant; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis)...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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A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ...

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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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 2

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 Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
..."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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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1829 - 460 pages
...cry of " treason, treason," resounding from several parts of the house, had ended — he added — " may profit by their example ; if this be treason, make the most of it." The above resolutions had no sooner passed, than they found their way into the papers of the...
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The Galaxy of Wit: Or, Laughing Philosopher ; Being a ..., Volumes 1-2

American wit and humor - 1830
...instant, but rising in 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." A GOOD RETORT. A lawyer said to a witness, " You have a plentiful supply of sap in your head;"...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...a loftier attitude, and fixing on tin • speaker an eye of fire, he finished his sentence widi die firmest emphasis — " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it" From tķiis period, Mr. Henry became die idol of die people of Virginia ; nor was his name confined to his...
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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1831
...tin speaker an eye of fire, he finished b> sentence with the firmest emphasis — * mmy profit fry their example. If this be treason. make the most of it." From this period. Mr. Henry become the idol of the peop* of Virginia ; nor was his name couth*-.: to his native state. His influence...
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