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" ... become his master. It betrays his discretion, it breaks down his courage, it conquers his prudence. When suspicions from without begin to embarrass him, and the net of circumstance to entangle him, the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 452
by Daniel Webster - 1830 - 520 pages
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Appletons' School Readers

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - 1878 - 142 pages
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed : it will be confessed. There is no refuge from confession but suicide ; and suicide is confession ! Daniel Webster. FOR PREPARATION. — I. Webster's unsurpassed skill as a criminal lawyer appeared...
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American Eloquence: A Collection of Speeches and Addresses, Volume 2

Frank Moore - 1878
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will tion — a war, foreign to the interests of this country ; to the interests of humanity j/ '1* Much has been said, on this occasion, of the excitement which has existed, and still exists,...
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1879 - 707 pages
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will it would be had it been otherwise. Should not all the peaceable and well-disposed naturally feel concerned,...
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Advanced Readings and Recitations

Austin Barclay Fletcher - 1881 - 450 pages
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed : it will be confessed. There is no refuge from confession but suicide ; and suicide is confession ! DANIEL WEBSTER. ODE FOR ST. CECILIA'S DA Y. FROM harmony, from heavenly harmony, This universal frame...
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Wharton and Stillé's Medical Jurisprudence, Volume 1

Francis Wharton, Moreton Stillé - 1882
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will be confessed ; there is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession." Confessions that are voluntary are out of the range of the present discussion. Of those that are involuntary...
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The Works of Orestes A. Brownson: Literary criticisms

Orestes Augustus Brownson - 1885
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will be confessed ; there is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession." We continue the extract from the same speech, for the sake, not only of the style, but of the sentiment...
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Analytic Elocution Containing Studies, Theoretical and Practical, of ...

James Edward Murdoch - 1884 - 504 pages
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will be confessed, there is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession. PARALLEL BETWEEN POPE AND DRYDEN. IN acquired knowledge, the superiority must be allowed to Dryden,...
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The Works of Orestes A. Brownson: Literary criticisms

Orestes Augustus Brownson - 1885
...criminal into a hero. Virtue goes unhonored, and we are doing our best to have crime go unpunished. " Much has been said, on this occasion, of the excitement...been, and is, much excitement, and strange indeed it would be had it been otherwise. Should not all the peaceable and well-disposed naturally feel concerned,...
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Five-minute Declamations, Volume 1

Walter K. Fobes - 1885
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will be confessed; there is no refuge from confession but suicide, — and suicide is confession. CLOSE OF DEFENCE OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE. DANIEL WEBSTER. THIS, sir, is my case. It is the case not merely...
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An Itinerant's Portfolio: Sermons, Lectures, and Miscellany

Robert L. Harford - 1885 - 280 pages
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed; it will be confessed. There is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession. Crime of all kinds seems much more prevalent than formerly, yet while it has, no doubt, much increased,...
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