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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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Reflections on Freedom of Speech and the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2007 - 320 páginas
...Burgesses] . . . . Henry pressed his resolutions in a speech which closed with the famous comparison: "Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the first, his...third — may profit by their example. . . ." The resolutions passed the committee amidst an uproar unprecedented in that staid Assembly. The resolutions...
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The Real History of the American Revolution: A New Look at the Past

Alan Axelrod - 2007 - 371 páginas
...blessed with a silver tongue. He launched the Virginia Resolves with a provocative speech that concluded: "Caesar had his Brutus— Charles the first, his Cromwell—...George the third — may profit by their example." When some conservative burgesses, appalled, raised cries of "Treason! Treason!" it is believed that...
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to The South: (And Why It Will Rise Again)

Clint Johnson - 2007 - 288 páginas
...off the yoke of an intrusive, centralizing federal government by the North. What a Southerner Said "Caesar had his Brutus— Charles the First, his Cromwell—...and George the Third— may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." Patrick Henry Chapter 7 SOUTHERNERS CREATE AMERICA'S GOVERNMENT...
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Performing Patriotism: National Identity in the Colonial and Revolutionary ...

Jason Shaffer - 2007 - 230 páginas
...Henry's biographer, William Wirt: [Henry] 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. It was...
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Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877, Volumen5

Tom Lansford, Thomas E. Woods - 2008 - 11 páginas
...denouncing the • Stamp Act, Patrick Henry shocked some of his fellow legislators and won over many others. Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third [at this point the cry "Treason!" arose from various members, including the Speaker of the House]—...
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Moon Handbooks Virginia: Including Washington,, Parte3

Julian Smith - 2007 - 418 páginas
...gifted orator Patrick Henry implied that the colonies might be better off without George III. (His words "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George III . . ." were interrupted by cries of "Treason!") The Virginia General Assembly followed by passing...
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