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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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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

William Swinton - 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. 1 Meantime the guilty soul, etc. We have here a. remarkably fine piece of psychological analysis. 8...
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The World of Proverb and Parable: With Illustrations from History, Biography ...

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1885 - 563 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 ia confession." The closing words, on duty fulfilled or unfulfilled, are also very fine : — " There...
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1886 - 707 pages
...must be confessed, it will be confessed; there is no refuge from confession but suicide, and •uicide is confession. Much has been said, on this occasion,...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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The Wisdom and Eloquence of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1886 - 227 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. EXTRAORDINARY GUILT. — Such is human nature, that some persons lose their abhorrence of crime in...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 4

1886
...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. The criminal law is not founded in a principle of vengeance. It does not punish that it may inflict...
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The Lawyer, the Statesman and the Soldier

George Sewall Boutwell - 1887 - 232 pages
...scene. Next, his essay on the secret, which he closes in these words : " It must be confessed, it will be confessed ; there is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession." Then came his analysis of the evidence, which could not have been surpassed by Mr. Choate, who was...
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Sessions of 1886-7

Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes - 1887 - 240 pages
...of course added strength to the suspicion. Men called to mind the memorable words of Daniel Webster, "There is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession." Whether the suspicion had any real foundation I do not know ; but if it was well founded then what...
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Wisconsin Farmers' Institutes: Sessions of 1886-1887

Wisconsin farmers' institutes - 1887 - 240 pages
...of course added strength to the suspicion. Men called to mind the memorable words of Daniel Webster, "There is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession." Whether the suspicion had any real foundation I do not know ; but if it was well founded then what...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...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. HAMILTON, THE FINANCIER. [From the Speech at a Public Dinner in New York, 10 March, 1881.] HE was made...
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Our Thrones and Crowns: Or: The Golden Way to the Highest Attainments. A ...

James Henry Potts - 1889 - 606 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." i CONTROL OF THE THOUGHTS. Man is responsible for his thoughts — that is, for the thoughts he encourages,...
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