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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 Illustrated Life of Washington: Giving an Account of His Early ...

J. T. Headley - 1860 - 528 páginas
...of the damning accusation had died away, he turned his flashing eye full on the speaker and shouted, "may profit by their example! If this be treason, make the most of it!" A fierce and exciting debate followed, but it was only like the occasional wind gusts heard...
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THE ILLUSTRATED LIFE OF WASHINGTON.

HON. J. Y. HEADLEY - 1860
...the damning accusation had died away, he turned his flashing eye full, on the speaker and shouted, "may profit by their example! If this be treason, make the most of it I" A fierce and exciting debate followed, but it was only like the occasional wind gusts heard...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volumen 9

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1860
...Third" — "Treason!" cried the speaker, "Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house — "may profit by their example! If this be treason, make the most of it!" The resolutions, in spite of a bitter and determined attack, were carried — the last by a...
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Kit Kelvin's Kernels: With Illustrations

Kit Kelvin - 1860 - 270 páginas
...Cromwell, and George the Third, (" Treason !" cried the speaker, and from all parts of the House) — " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." From this time, Mr. Henry became the idol statesman of the colony. It is said his forte was...
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VIRGINIA, ESPECIALLY RICHMOND, IN BY-GONE DAYS

SAMUEL MORDECAL - 1860
...the Third" — the cry of " Treason! Treason!" interrupted him for an instant — and he added — -"may profit by their example — if this be treason, make the most of it." Such an occasion justified the impassioned representation of the orator by the sculptor —...
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AMERICAN TRAVEL

T. ADDISON RICHARDS - 1857
...master-words of raillery, when the excited assembly interrupted him with the cry of "Treason! treason!" —"may profit by their example. If this be treason make the most of it! " The Apollo Room of the' Raleigh Tavern is an apartment in another timehonored old building...
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The Jest Book: The Choicest Anecdotes and Sayings

Mark Lemon - 1864 - 361 páginas
...but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye flashing with fire, continued, " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. DCCCIV. — ROGERS — POET AND SKIPPER. \ ROGERS used to say that a man who attempts to read...
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The American Numismatic Manual of the Currency of Money of the Aborigines ...

Montroville Wilson Dickeson - 1865 - 261 páginas
...had acted the part of a tyrant; and alluding to the fate of other tyrants, he exclaimed : " 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 Rhetoric of Law

Austin Sarat, Thomas R. Kearns - 1996 - 341 páginas
...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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Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States

Christopher Looby - 1996 - 287 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 if it."* *I had frequently heard the above anecdote of the cry of treason, but with such variations...
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