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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 Rhetoric of Law

Austin Sarat, Thomas R. Kearns - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 341 pages
...interrupting cries of "TREASON!" in the House. "And George the Third," counters Henry above the din, "may profit by their example — if this be treason, make the most of it."12 The exchange, at least on Henrys part, is deliberately contrapuntal. The juxtaposition of...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third ... ("Treason," cried the Speaker) ... may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. PATRICK HENRY, (1736-1799) US statesman. Quoted in Patrick Henry, set. 2, William Wirt (1818)....
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...provocatively: Caesar had his Bnitus — Charles the first, his Cromwell — and George the third — may profit by their example .... If this be treason, make the most of it. The resolves were passed on May 30, 1765. In the meantime, back up north, John Adams, who in...
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Eloquence is Power: Oratory & Performance in Early America

Sandra M. Gustafson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 287 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.66 Both the Frenchman's version and the version of Virginia legend make the improvisational moment...
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Something Coming: Apocalyptic Expectation and Mid-nineteenth-century ...

Gail E. Husch - Art - 2000 - 305 pages
...to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the Speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished the sentence with the firmest emphasis — "may profit...by their example! If this be treason, make the most of it." " Patrick Henry, his right arm raised, dominates the vertical arrangement. He addresses the...
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Roads Less Traveled: Exploring America's Past on Its Back Roads

Lyn Wilkerson - History - 2000 - 736 pages
...George the Third..." Here he was interrupted by cries of treason. He continued, "And George the Third may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." In 1775, Lord Dunmore was forced to flee the city. Authority now devolved on the Convention...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...his Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell; and George the Third ['Treason' cried the Speaker] — may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it."106 The American Revolution reversed the dominant Western tradition, which had been antirepublican...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...his Cromwell, and George III ..." (he was then interrupted by cries of "Treason! Treason!") ". . . may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Henry played a prominent role in the growing movement for independence. He was a member of...
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The American Revolution in the Southern Colonies

David Lee Russell - History - 2000 - 367 pages
...Speaker Robinson interrupted, crying out, "Treason, treason!" Henry paused and then calmly concluded, "may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Standing by the door watching the events was the young Thomas Jefferson, a student at the College...
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Patrick Henry: Voice of the Revolution

Amy Kukla, Jon Kukla - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 112 pages
...around the room. The echoes fell quiet. Patrick Henry finished his sentence: "and George the Third . . . may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." The vote was taken and each of the five resolutions passed, though by slim margins. Patrick...
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