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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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The Normal Reader

James Vincent Coombs - 1891 - 396 pages
...the fatal secret struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must he confessed; it will be confessed. There is no refuge from confession but suicide; and suicide ia confession ! — Daniel Webster. THE BRIDGE. I stood on the bridge at midnight, As the clocks were...
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Statesmen

Noah Brooks - 1893 - 347 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." So, in the Dartmouth College case, although that was not, as one might well suppose, a cause with which...
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The Classic and the Beautiful from the Literature of Three ..., Volume 4

Henry Coppée - 1894
...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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A Handbook of English Composition

James Morgan Hart - 1895 - 360 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. — WEBSTER : Murder of White. The following statement of the fundamental law of civil society, although...
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Constructive Rhetoric

Edward Everett Hale (Jr.) - 1896 - 352 pages
...repeated does not come at the end of a clause the effect is much the same: " It must be confessed, will be confessed, there is no refuge from confession but suicide, — and suicide is confession." — Webster: Speech in the White Murder Case. " If it were not so, all but a very few men would be...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - 1896 - 454 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." And in the same speech, with what great ability does he set forth his theory of the murderer's plan...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

1896 - 1178 pages
...not my worser spirit tempt me again To die before you please! h. King Lear. Act IV. Sc. 6. L. 221. i. DANIEL WEBSTER — Argument on the Murder of Captain White. April fi, 1830. SUMMER (*«e SEASONS)....
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Composition Rhetoric, Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott - 1897 - 373 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. — WEBSTER : Murder of White. Fourscore and seven years ago our fathers brought forth upon this continent...
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Lincoln Literary Collection, Designed for School-room and Family Circle

John Piersol McCaskey - 1897 - 576 pages
...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 1 274— SCHOOL. BEFORE SCHOOL. 'Quarter of nine ! Boys and girls, do you hear?" 'One more buckwheat,...
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The Essentials of Argumentation

Elias J. MacEwan - 1898 - 412 pages
...struggles with still greater violence to burst forth. It must be confessed, it will be confessed ; (here is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide...extraordinary measures taken to discover and punish the guilty.2 No doubt there has been, and is, much excitement, and strange indeed it would be had it been...
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