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" The feelings of the colonies were formerly the feelings of Great Britain. Theirs were formerly the feelings of Mr. Hampden when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune? No! but the payment... "
Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ... - Página 55
por William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1841 - 540 páginas
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr Hampden's fortune? No, but the payment of half twenty shillings,...It is the weight of that preamble, of which you are eo fond, and not the weight of the duty, that the Americans are unable and unwilling to bear. It is...
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Burke, Select Works, Volumen1

Edmund Burke - 1883
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of half twenty shillings, on the principle it was demanded, would have madrf him a slave. It is the weight of that preamble, of which you are so fond, and not the weight...
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The Popular History of England, Volúmenes5-6

Charles Knight - 1880
...shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of haflE twenty shillings, on the principle it was demanded, would have made him a slave." Lord Carmarthen, as Walpole records, produced a sensation on his first appearance in the House of Commons....
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Learned in the Law: Or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1882 - 392 páginas
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of half twenty shillings,...principle it was demanded, would have made him a slave." Referring to a speech made by Lord Carmarthen — his maiden speech — Burke continued : — " A noble...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - 1882 - 610 páginas
...his speech on the Taxation of America, Burke asked, "Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune? No; but the payment of half twenty shillings,...principle it was demanded, would have made him a slave." Liberty must be limited in order to be enjoyed. He also called liberty " a good to be improved, and...
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Politics: An Introduction to the Study of Comparative Constitutional Law

William Watrous Crane, Bernard Moses - 1883 - 305 páginas
...a practical oppression. Burke significantly said to the House of Commons : "It is the weight of the preamble of which you are so fond, and not the weight...that the Americans are unable and unwilling to bear." The seemingly spontaneous turning of the people of the colonies to joint counsel and resistance through...
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Leaders of the senate: a biographical history of the rise and development of ...

Alexander Charles Ewald - 1884
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of half twenty shillings...that the Americans are unable and unwilling to bear." And what, he asked, had been the result of this fiscal scheme to obtain a revenue from America ? No...
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Macaulay, T.B. History; and essay.-[Yonge, C.M.] History of Greece.-[Gibbon ...

Joseph H. Beale - 1884
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of half twenty shillings,...principle it was demanded, would have made him a slave." The dangers of the country called forth Chatham from his retirement. Walpole describes him making his...
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American Taxation: A Speech, Delivered April 19, 1774

Edmund Burke - 1885 - 54 páginas
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of half twenty shillings,...that the Americans are unable and unwilling to bear. 19. It is then, Sir, upon the principle of this measure, and nothing else, that we are at issue. It...
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Treasury of Irish Eloquence: Being a Compendium of Irish Oratory and Literature

1887 - 910 páginas
...when called upon for the payment of twenty shillings. Would twenty shillings have ruined Mr. Hampden's fortune ? No ! but the payment of half twenty shillings, on the principle on which it was demanded, would have made him a slave. It is the weight of that preamble, of which...
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