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" ... may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it... "
A Political and Civil History of the United States of America: From the Year ... - Página 177
de Timothy Pitkin - 1828 - 553 páginas
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The History of the United States of North America: From the ..., Volumen 4

James Grahame - 1836
...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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Pebblebrook: And the Harding Family

Henry Winsor - 1839 - 207 páginas
...Third — (" Treason," cries the speaker, " treason, treason," echoes from every part of the house,) may profit by their example: if this be treason, make the most of it." Mr. Henry continues a member of the Colonial legislature, and, in 1774, is one of the deputies to the Continental...
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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - 1839 - 824 páginas
...speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis,) — " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." ' In the province of Massachusetts the dissatisfaction at the passing the stamp act was strong,...
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A History of the United States: On a New Plan : Adapted to the Capacity of ...

Jesse Olney - 1839 - 288 páginas
...attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis, " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." He was the first governor of Virginia after the declaration of independence, and a member of...
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The Quarterly review, Volumen 67

1841
...speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis)— may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." ' — Win, p. 83. Henry had hitherto confined his practice to the county courts, but in the...
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Sketches of Border Adventures: In the Life and Times of Major Moses Van ...

John Niles Hubbard - 1842 - 310 páginas
...faltering in the least, he assumed a loftier attitude, and in a deeper and more impressive tone added, " may profit by their example ! If this be treason make the most of it." [ Wirt's life of Patrick Henry.] These resolutions, issuing from the heart of Virginia, together...
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History of the United States, Or, Republic of America

Emma Willard - 1843 - 408 páginas
...a fim public ty™t ! and alluding to the fate of other tyrants, he exclaimopposition. ed, " Caesar had his Brutus, Charles I. his Cromwell, and George III." — he was interrupted by the cry of " treason !" — pausing for a moment, he deliberately concluded — " may profit by their example...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - 1844 - 484 páginas
...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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The History of Illinois, from Its First Discovery and Settlement to the ...

Henry Brown - 1844 - 492 páginas
...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 Pictorial History of the United States of America: From ..., Volúmenes 1-2

John Frost - 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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