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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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A History of Virginia: Containing the history of the colony and of the state ...

Robert Reid Howison - 1848
...fire, and a voice which thrilled through every bosom, he concluded his sentence, " and George the Third may profit by their example; if this be treason, make the most of it."' While this debate was in progress, a younostudent of William and Mary College, stood in the...
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The Military Heroes of the Revolution

Charles Jacobs Peterson - 1848 - 487 páginas
...undaunted eye on the speaker, c* elevated his voice while he finished the sentence, "and George the Third may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." The boldness of the man, and of his words, were electric ; not only on the Assembly, but on...
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History of the United States: For the Use of Schools

Marcius Willson - 1849 - 374 páginas
...Third," — here pausing a moment until the cry of " Treason, treason," had ended, — he added, " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." •.May 29 17. "After a violent debate, the first five resolutions t. u-hatwiu were carried"...
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Statistics of the State of Georgia: Including an Account of Its Natural ...

George White - 1849 - 701 páginas
...treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry, nothing daunted, in a voice of thunder added, " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." From this time Mr. Henry became one of the most influential men in America. All regarded him...
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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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Lives of Eminent Literary and Scientific Men of America

James Wynne - 1850 - 356 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.' " Patrick Henry left town the same evening on which he had delivered this speech, and the vote...
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The Pictorial History of the United States of America: From ..., Volúmenes 1-4

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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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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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volumen 5

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 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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History of the United States, Or, Republic of America: With a Chronological ...

Emma Willard - 1852 - 484 páginas
...other tyrants, he exclaimfirst public •>, ' . . . r> _ ._,, , < . ' ,, . opposition, 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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