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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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Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

Eliot Clarke - 2004 - 272 páginas
...approved the tax. Patrick Henry added vehemence by exclaiming in the Virginia House of Burgesses: "Ceasar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell and George the Third" (cries of "Treason!" echo through the house), but Henry continued, "may profit by their example. If...
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Pushing to the Front, Volumen1

Orison Swett Marden - 2005 - 460 páginas
...speeches upon this resolution he uttered these words, which were prophetic of his power and courage : " Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell,...George the Third — may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." The great natural philosopher, Faraday, who was the son of...
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The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed

Alf J. Mapp - 2005 - 183 páginas
...unbearable when Henry shouted that the Stamp Act was tyrannical and then, with mounting emphasis, cried out: "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third — " "Treason!" shouted the Speaker of the House. "And George the Third," finished Henry, "may he...
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Southern Seen: Meditations on Past and Present

Larry T. McGehee - 2005 - 351 páginas
...resolutions opposing the Stamp Act. In making his case, Henry concluded with words that would be oft quoted. "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third" — here some of the delegates shouted, "Treason! Treason!" — "and George the Third," Henry repeated,...
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The First Emancipator: The Forgotten Story of Robert Carter, the Founding ...

Andrew Levy - 2005 - 336 páginas
...the House of Burgesses for rebellion against the conglomeration of taxes known as the Stamp Act — "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the first, his Cromwell, and George the third," he was reputed to have said, before cries of "Treason!" compelled him to calmer attitudes — three...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2005 - 826 páginas
...tyranny of the obnoxious Act, that he exclaimed, in a voice of thunder, and with the look of a god, "Caesar 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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Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy

Peter Cochrane - 2006 - 581 páginas
...Virginian politician, the young Patrick Henry, who back then had told the General Assembly of Virginia, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the first his Cromwell,...and George the Third may profit by their example." Parkes urged his audience to heed the example of the Cape colonists. It was time, he said, to advise...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...Alphonso Smith, O. Henry (1916) See Harry Williams 2 Patrick Henry US Revolutionary leader, 1736-1799 1 Caesar had 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...
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Reading the Early Republic

Robert A. FERGUSON, Robert A Ferguson - 2009 - 370 páginas
...legislative members of the Virginia House of Burgesses in the crisis of 1775. When Henry proclaimed that "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third — ," his sequence prompted interrupting cries of "TREASON! " in the House. "And George the Third,"...
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A Primary Source History of the Colony of Virginia

Sandra Whiteknact - 2005 - 64 páginas
...obedience from the colonies. On this day, he went even further. Referring to the king, he proclaimed, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the III ... "At that point, he was interrupted by shocked cries of "treason" from some of the burgesses.This...
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