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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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Encyclopędia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1835
...taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he finished his sentence with die firmest emphasis — " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make die most of it." From this period, Mr. Henry became die idol of the people of Virginia ; nor was his...
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A history of the United States of America: on a plan adapted to the capacity ...

Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1835 - 352 pages
...cry of " Treason, treason," resounding from several parts of tl.e house, had ended — he added — " may profit by their example; if this be treason, make the most of it." The next day, in the absence of Mr. Henry, the fifth resolution was rescinded ; but that and...
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A Popular Cyclopedia of History: Ancient and Modern, Forming a Copious ...

Francis Alexander Durivage - Chronology, Historical - 1835 - 708 pages
...for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added *' may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Henry served hij country in various posts, was sent to the congress at Philadelphia, in 1774,...
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The history of the United States of North America, from the ..., Volume 2

James Grahame - United States - 1836
...presence of mind, he resumed the thread of his discourse, with these words, — "George the Third, I say, may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it!" We may judge of the temper which Henry found, or created in an assembly which could embrace...
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A History of the United States: On a New Plan : Adapted to the Capacity of ...

Jesse Olney - United States - 1839 - 288 pages
...First, his Cromwell,— and George the Third"— "Treason," cried the speaker— "treason, treason," was echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered...by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." He was the first governor of Virginia after the declaration of independence, and a member of...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1839 - 824 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 the province of Massachusetts the dissatisfaction at the passing the stamp act was strong,...
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Pebblebrook: And the Harding Family

Henry Winsor - 1839 - 207 pages
...Third — (" Treason," cries the speaker, " treason, treason," echoes from every part of the house,) may profit by their example: if this be treason, make the most of it." Mr. Henry continues a member of the Colonial legislature, and, in 1774, is one of the deputies...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 67

1841
...instant; hut rising to n 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." ' — Win, p. 83. Henry had hitherto confined his practice to the county courts, but in the...
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A History of the United States, on a New Plan: Adapted to the Capacity of ...

Jesse Olney - United States - 1842 - 276 pages
...faltered not for an instant. but taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fir<% lie finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis, "...by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." He was the first governor of Virginia after the declaration of independence, and a member of...
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Sketches of Border Adventures: In the Life and Times of Major Moses Van ...

John Niles Hubbard - New York (State) - 1842 - 310 pages
...faltering in the least, he assumed a loftier attitude, and in a deeper and more impressive tone added, " may profit by their example ! If this be treason make the most of it." [ Wirt's life of Patrick Henry.] These resolutions, issuing from the heart of Virginia, together...
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