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" We shall be forced ultimately to retract; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive acts: they must be repealed— you will repeal them; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal... "
Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ... - Page 48
by Abraham Hayward - 1874 - 411 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine

1840 - 740 pages
...be fatal. We shall be forced ultimately to retreat. Let us retreat while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive...— you will repeal them. I pledge myself for it, thai you will in the end repeal them. I state my reputation on it. I will consent to be taken for an...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1840 - 628 pages
...be fatal. We shall be forced ultimately to retract ; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive...must be repealed — you will repeal them ; I pledge my self for it, that you will in the end repeal them ; I stake my reputation on it: — I will content...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1841 - 548 pages
...be fatal. We shall be forced ultimately to retract; let us relract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive...not finally repealed. Avoid, then, this humiliating, disgraceful necessity. With a dignity becoming your exalted situation, make the first advances to concord,...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - 1841 - 688 pages
...while we can, not when we must. These vio" lent oppressive acts must be repealed — you will re" peal them — I pledge myself for it that you will in the...finally " repealed ! — Avoid then this humiliating, disgraceful " necessity. With a dignity becoming your exalted situa" tion, make the first advances...
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The American Manual, Or, New English Reader: Consisting of Exercises in ...

Moses Severance - 1841 - 316 pages
...let us retract while we ctm, and not when we must. 1 say we must necessarily undo these violent and oppressive acts. They MUST be repealed. You WILL repeal...myself for it, that you will in the end repeal them. 1 stake my reputation on it: — I will consent to be taken for an idiot, if they are not finally repealed....
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Henry Lord Brougham: To which is ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1841 - 350 pages
...must repeal these acts " (he said* alluding to the Boston port, and Massachusetts Bay Bills) " and you WILL repeal them. I pledge myself for it, that you will repeal them. I stake my reputation on it. I will consent to be taken for an idiot if they are not finally...
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The School Reader: Fourth Book. Containing Instructions in the Elementary ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1849 - 316 pages
...fatal. We shall be forced, ultimately, to retract ; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent, oppressive...taken for an idiot, if they are not finally repealed. 3. Avoid, then, this humiliating, disgraceful necessity. With a dignity becoming your exalted situation,...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 113

1872 - 862 pages
...upon blow as on an anvil : "I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive Acts. They ranst be repealed. You will repeal them. I pledge myself...Avoid, then, this humiliating, degrading necessity." Two of his best speeches were fortunately reported by Hugh Boyd, and one of these (Nov. 18, 1777) supplies...
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The United States of America: Their History from the Earliest ..., Volume 1

Hugh Murray - 1844 - 408 pages
...he wished the young men of this country would imitate them. The oppressive acts must be repealed. " I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal...consent to be taken for an idiot, if they are not." It is better then to concede with a good grace, than to hold out till compelled by necessity. Yet he...
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Library of Oratory: Embracing Select Speeches of Celebrated ..., Volume 3

1845 - 554 pages
...be fatal. We shall be forced ultimately to retract; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive...finally, repealed. Avoid, then, this humiliating, disgraceful necessity. With a dignity becoming your exalted situation, make the first advances to concord,...
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