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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 International monthly magazine of literature, science, and art

...for an instant falter, but fixing his eye firmly on the Speaker, he concluded his sentence thus " — may profit by their example. If this be treason make the most of it !" Indolence and aversion to reading seemed almost as natural to Henry's mind as powers of debate....
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Questions and supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson, Charles Augustus Goodrich - United States - 1851 - 198 pages
...instant ; hut 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....most of it.'' From this period, Mr. Henry became the ido! of the people of Virginia; nor was his name con fined to his native, state. His light and heat...
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The kaleidoscope of anecdotes and aphorisms, collected by C. Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair - 1851
...of the most determined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis : " And George III. may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." — Memoirs of Jefferson. Louis XVI. inherited a revolution ; and as the vices of his ancestors...
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The Pictorial history of the united states of america from the discovery by ...

John Frost - 1851
...; 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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History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of ..., Volume 5

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - Great Britain - 1851
...falter, but CHAP, • XLIII fixing his eye firmly on the Speaker, he concluded ' . his sentence thus " may profit by their example. " If this be treason, make the most of it ! " Indolence and aversion to reading seemed almost as natural to Henry's mind as powers of debate....
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - 1852 - 544 pages
...speaker — ' Treason ! treason !' echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for a moment : taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker...by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Henceforth Mr. The old Court-Houtt, Hanover. [The Hanover Conrt-House Is over a century old....
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History of the United States; Or, Republic of America: With a Chronological ...

Emma Willard - United States - 1852 - 523 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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THE PICTORIAL FIELD-BOOK OF THE REVOLUTION

BENSON J. LOSSING - 1852
...beaming with the fire of exalted genius, upon Robinson, the speaker, he concluded the sentence with, " ed a similar resolution on the 17th of May,3 but going further of it."1 The moment Henry sat down, Randolph, Pendleton, Bland, Wythe, and others, who afterward became...
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The Opal, Volume 2

1852
...house ; 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." It is a common and useful saying that we ought not to tell tales out of school, and applied...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 3; Volume 95

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1852
...for .in instant falter, but fixing his eye firmly on the speaker, he mr-- cluded his sentence thus " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it !" ' The Regency Bill, which followed the illness of the monarch in 1765, elicited the want of...
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