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" Having behind us the producing masses of this nation and the world, supported by the commercial interests, the laboring interests, and the toilers everywhere, we will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them : You shall not press down... "
Famous Orators of the World and Their Best Orations - Page 218
by Charles Morris - 1902 - 639 pages
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New Outlook, Volume 90

1908
...the Eastern States in 1896 on the nomination of Mr. Bryan upon his somewhat hysterical platform: " You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this...crown of thorns ; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold." It opposed, vigorously, his election ; it affirmed that free silver would aggravate...
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Twenty-eight Years in Wall Street

Henry Clews - 1887 - 723 pages
...Belial, able, in the Miltonic phrase, "to make the worst appear the better reason," whose famous phrase, "you shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify labor upon a cross of gold," swept the convention off its feet and made him the nominee for president,...
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The First Battle: A Story of the Campaign of 1896

William Jennings Bryan - 1896 - 629 pages
...thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the producing masses of this nation and the world, supported by the commercial interests,...crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold. In view of the wide publication of this speech, I may be pardoned for making some reference...
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Democratic Campaign Book: Presidential Election of 1896

Democratic National Committee (U.S.) - 1896 - 383 pages
...thing, we will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the producing masses of this nation and the world, supported by the commercial interests,...crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold. III. NOTIFICATION SPEECH OF GOV. WJ STONE. MADISON SQUARE GAUDEN, AUGUST 12, 18OO. Mr....
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The Presidential Candidates and Platforms, Biographies, and Nominating Speeches

1896 - 40 pages
...commercial interests and the laboring interests and all the toiling masses, we shall answer their demands for a gold standard by saying to them, you shall not...crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross ol gold." Address of Lewis of Georgia Nominating Bryan of Nebraska. Bryan was placed in nomination...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 14

Albert Shaw - 1896
...commercial interests and the laboring interests and all the toiling masses, we shall answer their demands for a gold standard by saying to them, you shall not...down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns. Yon shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold. ''Г'НЕ greatest of American women,- -Harriet...
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The Review of Reviews, Volume 14

William Thomas Stead - 1896
...commercial interests and tlio labouring interests, and all the toiling masses, wo shall answer their demands for a gold standard by saying to them, ' You shall not press down upon the brow of labour this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.'" THE CLIMAX. The...
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Parties, Problems and Leaders of 1896: An Impartial Presentation of Living ...

James Penny Boyd - 1896 - 615 pages
...commercial interests and the laboring interests and all the toiling masses, we shall answer their demands for a gold standard by saying to them you shall not press down upon the of labor this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify man on a cross of gold." The conclusion of Mr....
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Cyclopedic Review of Current History, Volume 6

Alfred Sidney Johnson - 1897
...oratorical gesture. As he closed dramatically with the declaration: "We shall answer their demand for the gold standard by saying to them: 'You shall not press...crown of thorns! You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold!'" an indescribable wave of long-continued ent usiasin overswept the convention. After...
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History of the Republican Party in Ohio, Volume 1

Joseph Patterson Smith - 1898
...the free and unlimited coinage of silver. It was this — ' ' We shall answer their demand for the ided, not by the genius of any one State, but by the aggregate cross of gold.' " It was afterwards learned that Bryan had deliberately planned this coup for the purpose...
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