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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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History of the United States, Or, Republic of America

Emma Willard - United States - 1843 - 408 pages
...was interrupted by the cry of " treason !" — pausing for a moment, he deliberately concluded — " may profit by their example ; — if this be treason, make the most of it." The next day the members were alarmed, on considering the bold stand which they had taken ;...
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Lives of Benefactors

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 320 pages
...fixing on the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished his sentence with the fiercest emphasis,) — may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Sustained by such powers, the resolutions were carried by a majority of two, and Mr. Henry...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 484 pages
...never faltering for a moment, and fixing an eye of fire on the speaker, " and George the Third — may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." The resolutions of Henry involved, as has been said, the principle of independence ; but the...
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Merry's Museum, Volumes 5-6

New York (N.Y.) - 1844
...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." HIGHWAYMAN AND SAILOR.—One of the Dover stages, on its way to London, was stopped by a single...
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The Pictorial History of the United States of America: From the ..., Volumes 1-2

John Frost - United States - 1844
...; but fixing his eye firmly on the speaker, and raising his voice, he finished the sentence with " may profit by their example ! if this be treason, make the most of it." On receiving intelligence of the passage of these resolutions, the deputy-governor immediately...
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A Pictorial History of America: Embracing Both the Northern and Southern ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - America - 1844 - 813 pages
...all parts of the house, and which he completed by adding, in the firmest and most emphatic tone — "may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it ! " In the meanwhile, the colonists formed associations and appointed committees for the sake...
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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - Illinois - 1844 - 492 pages
...the most determined fire, hi' finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis : 'and George the Third may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most ofit.'': The resolutions, after a stormy debate, passed by a small majority, and the last by a majority...
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The History of the United States of North America: From the ..., Volume 4

James Grahame - United States - 1845
...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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Questions and Supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson - United States - 1846 - 192 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." (Treason, cried the speaker, From this period, Mr. Henry became the idol of the people of Virginia;...
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The American Phrenological Journal and Miscellany, Volume 9

Phrenology - 1847
...an instant; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixed 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.' •' This was the only expression of defiance which escaped him during the d^bate. He was,...
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