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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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Declaring Independence: Jefferson, Natural Language & the Culture of Performance

Jay Fliegelman - 1993 - 268 páginas
...in attendance, Henry concluded an attack on the Stamp Act with these words: "Tarquin and Caesar each had his Brutus— Charles the First his Cromwell and— George the Third. . . ." At that point Henry was interrupted with boos and cries of "Treason." He recovered with the...
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An Introduction to Neural Networks

James A. Anderson - 1995 - 650 páginas
...Neighbor Classifiers Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other. Edmund Burke 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 This chapter...
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The Rhetoric of Law

Austin Sarat, Thomas R. Kearns - 1996 - 341 páginas
...members of the Virginia House of Burgesses in the Stamp Act crisis of 1765. When Henry proclaims that "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third — " the sequence prompts interrupting cries of "TREASON!" in the House. "And George the Third," counters...
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Voicing America: Language, Literary Form, and the Origins of the United States

Christopher Looby - 1996 - 287 páginas
...tyranny of the obnoxious act, that he exclaimed in a voice of thunder, and with the look of a god: "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. It was one...
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Elsie's Vacation and After Events

Martha Finley - 1997 - 304 páginas
...about nine years before, he had startled his hearers in the Virginia House of Burgesses by his cry, ' Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third may profit by their example ' ! " " And now he was starting the Congress at its work ! " " You are right ; there was no more hesitation...
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Elsie and the Raymonds

Martha Finley - 1997 - 332 páginas
...brave words that startled even the patriots and have been famous words ever since. They were : " ' Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third ' — just there he was interrupted by cries of ' Treason ! ' treason ! ' — ' may profit by their...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 páginas
...in The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. Alfred W. Pollard, et al. (1898). Referring to the Parson. 2 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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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - 1999 - 396 páginas
...through the House of Burgesses with a speech that closed most 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,...
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The American Revolution in the Southern Colonies

David Lee Russell - 2000 - 367 páginas
...Manifest Tendency to Destroy American Freedom." In the course of his speech he delivered the fiery words, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third..." At this point Speaker Robinson interrupted, crying out, "Treason, treason!" Henry paused and then calmly...
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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - 2004 - 576 páginas
...every American schoolchild memorized the following passage of Patrick Henry's speech on the Stamp Act: "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 of...
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