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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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 páginas
...Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third ... ("Treason," cried the Speaker) ... may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it. PATRICK HENRY, (1736-1799) US statesman. Quoted in Patrick Henry, set. 2, William Wirt (1818)....
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - 1999 - 396 páginas
...provocatively: Caesar had his Bnitus — Charles the first, his Cromwell — and George the third — may profit by their example .... If this be treason, make the most of it. The resolves were passed on May 30, 1765. In the meantime, back up north, John Adams, who in...
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The American Revolution in the Southern Colonies

David Lee Russell - 2000 - 367 páginas
...this point Speaker Robinson interrupted, crying out, "Treason, treason!" Henry paused and then calmly concluded, "may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Standing by the door watching the events was the young Thomas Jefferson, a student at the College...
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Eloquence is Power: Oratory & Performance in Early America

Sandra M. Gustafson - 2000 - 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 of it.66 Both the Frenchman's version and the version of Virginia legend make the improvisational moment...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 576 páginas
...his Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell; and George the Third ['Treason' cried the Speaker] — may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it."106 The American Revolution reversed the dominant Western tradition, which had been antirepublican...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 páginas
...his Cromwell, and George III ..." (he was then interrupted by cries of "Treason! Treason!") ". . . may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Henry played a prominent role in the growing movement for independence. He was a member of...
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Something Coming: Apocalyptic Expectation and Mid-nineteenth-century ...

Gail E. Husch - 2000 - 305 páginas
...Speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished the sentence with the firmest emphasis — "may profit by their example! If this be treason, make the most of it." " Patrick Henry, his right arm raised, dominates the vertical arrangement. He addresses the...
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Roads Less Traveled: Exploring America's Past on Its Back Roads

Lyn Wilkerson - 2000 - 736 páginas
...George the Third..." Here he was interrupted by cries of treason. He continued, "And George the Third may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." In 1775, Lord Dunmore was forced to flee the city. Authority now devolved on the Convention...
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Williamsburg in Vintage Postcards

Kristopher J. Preacher - 2002 - 128 páginas
...where Patrick Henry boldly proelaimed. "Caesar had his Brums. Charles I his CromwelL and George III may profit by their example. If this be treason. make the most of itl" AT LEFT OFFIcE OF THE cLERK OF THE cOUNcIL OF THE cOLONY OF VIRGINIA EREcTED PRIOR TO 1707...
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Patrick Henry: Voice of the Revolution

Amy Kukla, Jon Kukla - 2002 - 112 páginas
...around the room. The echoes fell quiet. Patrick Henry finished his sentence: "and George the Third . . . may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." The vote was taken and each of the five resolutions passed, though by slim margins. Patrick...
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