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" 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. "
Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature ... - Page 258
publié par - 1831
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A Pictorial History of the United States of America: From the Earliest ...

R. Thomas (A.M.) - 1847 - 1076 pages
...defence of these resolutions, Henry gave vent to that celebrated burst of eloquence : " Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third" "Treason! treason!" burst from the lips of the speaker, and most of the members of the assembly. Henry faltered...
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A History of Virginia: Containing the history of the colony and of the state ...

Robert Reid Howison - 1848 - 542 pages
...inspiration to rise in his mind, Henry had reached a climax of eloquence :— " Csesar," he cried, " had his Brutus ; Charles the First, his Cromwell ; and George the Third" — " Treason !" burst instinctively from the lips of the President; "Treason! treason !" resounded through the house....
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Biographical Sketches of the Signers of the Declaration of American ...

Benson John Lossing - 1848 - 414 pages
...the obnoxious Act, that he exclaimed, in a voice of thunder, and with the look of a God; ' Ciesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell — and George the Third' — 'Treason I' cried the Speaker — 'treason, treason, 1 echoed from every part of the House. It was one of those...
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Historical Sketches of Kentucky: Embracing Its History, Antiquities, and ...

1850 - 608 pages
...in the midst of the debate which arose on these resolutions, that Mr. Henry exclaimed : " Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George...finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis — " may prrifit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." From this period, Mr. Henry became...
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Questions and Supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson - 1850 - 216 pages
...descanting on llic tyranny of the obnoxious act, that he exclaimed, in a voice of thunder, "Cesar had his Brutus — Charles the first, his Cromwell —...the house.) Henry faltered not for an instant ; but rising to o loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished...
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Selections for Reading and Speaking, for the Higher Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1850 - 324 pages
...1765, descanted on the oppressiveness of the Stamp Act, he exclaimed, in a loud tone : "Caesar — had his Brutus; Charles the First — his Cromwell ; and..."Treason!" cried the speaker. " Treason .' TREASON ! TREASON !" reechoed from every part of the house ; when Mr. Henry, rising to a loftier attitude,...
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Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber - 1851 - 610 pages
...others. P. HENRY." It was in the midst of the debate abovementioned, that he exclaimed, " Csesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George...instant ; but taking a loftier attitude, and fixing 011 the speaker an eye of fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis — " may profit...
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Questions and Supplement to Goodrich's History of the United States

Joseph Emerson - 1851 - 212 pages
...descanting on the tyranny of the obnoxious act, that he exclaimed, in a voice of thunder, "Cesar had his Brutus — Charles the first, his Cromwell —...part of the house.) Henry faltered not for an instant ; hut rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1851 - 854 pages
...Brutus — Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third — " eries of "Treason! Treason !" came from every part of the House. Henry faltered not for an instant ; but rising to a loftier altitude, and fixing on the Speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished...
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The kaleidoscope of anecdotes and aphorisms, collected by C. Sinclair

Catherine Sinclair - 1851 - 420 pages
...Stamp Act, Henry exclaimed : " Caesar had his Brutus — Charles I. his Cromwell — and George III." " Treason," cried the Speaker. " Treason ! treason \" echoed from every part of the House. It was one of those moments decisive of character. Henry faltered not for an instant ; but rising to...
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