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" Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it... "
Typewriting Instructor and Stenographer's Hand-book: For Schools, Private ... - Página 42
por Practical Text Book Co - 1892 - 76 páginas
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Roads Less Traveled: Exploring America's Past on Its Back Roads

Lyn Wilkerson - 2000 - 736 páginas
...revolt against Britain. It was in that year that Patrick Henry rose in the House of Burgesses and cried, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third..." Here he was interrupted by cries of treason. He continued, "And George the Third may profit by their...
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Eloquence is Power: Oratory & Performance in Early America

Sandra M. Gustafson - 2000 - 287 páginas
...Wirt quizzed Jefferson in 1814. This is the famous Wirt version that Jefferson authenticated: Cesar had his Brutus — Charles the First, his Cromwell and George the Third — ('Treason! cried the speaker— 'Treason, treason,' echoed from every part of the house. . . ....
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Competition

P.A. Keddy - 2001 - 552 páginas
...Extending the generality of field experiments General notions are generally wrong. MW Montagu (1710) Caeser had his Brutus - Charles the First, his Cromwell -...George the Third . . . may profit by their example. Patrick Henry (1765) To do science is to search for repeated patterns, not simply to accumulate facts...
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Colonial Life

Rebecca Stefoff - 2003 - 119 páginas
...King George III. Referring to Roman and English rulers who had been assassinated, Henry cried out, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third may profit from their example" — meaning that George should avoid enraging a possible assassin. To those who...
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Democracy, Revolution, and Monarchism in Early American Literature

Paul Downes - 2002 - 239 páginas
...the Virginia House of Burgesses in t765: "Tarquin and Caesar each had his Brutus," said Henry, " - Charles the First his Cromwell and - George the Third . . . may profit by their example" (quoted in Fliegelman, Declaring Independence, t04). Henry was interrupted, so legend has it, by gasps...
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Patrick Henry: Voice of the Revolution

Amy Kukla, Jon Kukla - 2002 - 112 páginas
...Referring to past tyrants who had been assassinated or executed, Patrick Henry stated passionately: "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third . . ." Patrick Henry paused after speaking the name of the king of England, George III, in his list...
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Media and Politics in America: A Reference Handbook

Guido Hermann Stempel - 2003 - 237 páginas
...Revolution, said to the Virginia House of Burgesses in response to the Stamp Act: Tarquin and Caesar each had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third may profit by their example. (Morley and Everett, 270) This reference to rebels who had overthrown rulers led to cries of treason,...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - 2004 - 586 páginas
...Patrick Henry, 29, rose in Virginia's House of Burgesses to decry taxation without representation. "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third ..." He was interrupted by shouts of "Treason!" before he could finish, but it was clear that some...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas

Richard B. Bernstein - 2004 - 251 páginas
...burned the hated stamps. In a fiery speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses, Patrick Henry declared, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the first, his Cromwell,...George the third may profit by their example " The young Jefferson, standing in the foyer and listening, was dazzled by Henry's speech; as he recalled...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VII: Era of Revolution

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 456 páginas
...resolutions against the stamp act and made the speech, now lost, which contained the famous passage, "Caesar had his Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell ; and George the Third" [a pause, while the house and speaker cried "Treason I Treason !"] "may profit by their example. If...
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