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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 I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive acts: they must be repealed— you will repeal them; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal...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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review, Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856 - 526 pages
...must repeal these acts," (he said, alluding to the Boston Ports 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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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 456 pages
...be fatal. We shall be forced 1 ultimately to retract; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent, oppressive...not finally repealed. Avoid, then, this humiliating, this disgraceful necessity. With a dignity becoming your exalted situation, make the first advances...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the ..., Volume 1

1857 - 668 pages
...Let us retract while we can ; not when we must. I repeat it, my lords, we shall one day be forced to undo these violent, oppressive acts. They must be...will consent to be taken for an idiot if they are not repealed." When the venerable statesman thus poured forth prophetic eloquence, the wise ones of that...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the ..., Volume 1

1857 - 624 pages
...Let us retract while wo can ; not when we must. I repeat it, my lords, we shall one day be forced to undo these violent, oppressive acts. They must be...will consent to be taken for an idiot if they are not repealed." When the venerable statesman thus poured forth prophetic eloquence, the wise ones of that...
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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 544 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...I pledge myself for it, that you will, in the end, r»oeal them. I stake my reputation on it. I will consent lo be taken for an idiot if they are not...
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American Eloquence: a Collection of Speeches and Addresses: By the ..., Volume 1

1857 - 610 pages
...Let us retract while we can ; not when we must. I repeat it. my lords, we shall one day be forced to I am ray reputation on it. I will consent to he taken for an idiot if they are not repealed." When the venerable...
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Progressive Fifth Elocutionary Reader

Salem Town - 1857 - 524 pages
...meaning. 2. We shall be forved, ultimately, to retract; let us retract while we CAN, and not when we must. I say we must necessarily UNDO these violent, oppressive...repealed. You WILL repeal them. I pledge myself for it ; I stake my reputation on it. I will consent to be taken for an IDIOT, if they are not finally repealed....
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - 1874 - 434 pages
...some dreadful calamity will befall the country that will open the eyes of the King.' On being called to order, he went on, ' What I have spoken I have...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 Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1858 - 566 pages
...repealed. 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...end, repeal them. I stake my reputation on it. I will •onsent to be taken for an idiot, if they are not finally repealed.* Avoid, then, this humiliating,...
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1774-1780.-

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1858 - 420 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 Acts ; they must be repealed ; you will re" peal them ; I pledge myself for it that you will in the " end repeal them. I stake my reputation...
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