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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 Essentials of Argumentation

Elias J. MacEwan - 1898 - 412 pages
...it will be confessed ; (here is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession. i Much has been said, on this occasion, of the excitement...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 otherwise....
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The Essentials of Argumentation

Elias J. MacEwan - 1898 - 412 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 Much has been said, on this occasion, of the excitement which has existed, and still exists, and...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 24

John Clark Ridpath - 1898
...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. — Argument on the Trial of FJ Knapp for the Murder of Joseph White. HAMILTON, THE FINANCIER. He was...
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A Manual of Elocution and Expression for Public Speakers and Readers ...

Albert Francis Tenney - 1905 - 298 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." For the orotund - grave - sympathetic, Rev. 7 : 9-17. For various tone-color, John 20: 11-18, especially...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 25

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 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." Those are words spoken to men, not written for them. It is a speech and nothing else, and yet we feel...
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Best Things from Best Authors...

1905
...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. A TRUE STORY. " "ITTHERE is the baby, grandmamma?" • V The sweet young mother calls...
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Masterpieces of Modern Oratory

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - 1906 - 369 pages
...will be confessed ; there is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession. 15 7. 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 20 and well-disposed naturally feel...
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Masterpieces of Modern Oratory

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - 1906 - 369 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. 15 7. Much has been said, on this occasion, of the excitement which has existed, and still exists,...
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The Scrap Book, Volume 1

1906
...ask the patronage of capital, but capital solicits the aid of labor.— -Speech, April 1824. * * * There is no refuge from confession but suicide ; and suicide is confession. — From Argument on the Murder of Captain White, April 6, 1830. * * * Sink or swim, live or die, survive...
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Systematic Theology: A Compendium and Commonplace Book Designed for the Use ...

Augustus Hopkins Strong - 1907 - 1166 pages
...quotation from Daniel Webster's speech in the case of Knapp at Salem : " It must be confessed. It will be confessed. There is no refuge from confession but suicide, and suicide is confession. " ( c ) In cases of persistent iniquity, God's providence still compels the sinner to accomplish the...
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