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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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Something of Men I Have Known: With Some Papers of a General Nature ...

Adlai Ewing Stevenson - 1909 - 442 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.'" The closing sentences of his "Prince of Peace" have been read in all languages: "...
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Readings in American Government and Politics

Charles Austin Beard - 1909 - 624 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 of gold. 45. Contemporary Political Issues The following extracts from the Republican platform...
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American History

James Alton James, Albert Hart Sanford - 1909 - 565 pages
...attributed to a brilliant speech in which he said : "We answer the demand for the gold standard by saying, ' You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this...crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.'" The Populist party ratified the nomination of Bryan for the Presidency, but named...
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American History

James Alton James, Albert Hart Sanford - 1909 - 565 pages
...attributed to a brilliant speech in which he said: "We answer the demand for the gold standard by saying, 'You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns. You shall not crucify mankind \ipon a cross of gold.'" The Populist party ratified the nomination of Bryan for the Presidency, but...
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Recent History of the United States

Frederic Logan Paxson - 1911 - 603 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." On the fourth ballot Bryan took the lead; on the fifth he was within twelve votes of...
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Great Speeches and how to Make Them

Grenville Kleiser - 1911 - 391 pages
...closing lines of a speech in which he said: 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. It will be seen that climax is an element of great power when properly used. Carefully...
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Great Epochs in American History: Described by Famous Writers ..., Volume 10

Francis Whiting Halsey - 1912
...will fight them to the uttermost. Having behind us the producing masses of this nation and the world, the laboring interests, and the toilers everywhere,...of thorns — you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold!" The scene enacted in the convention, as Mr. Bryan finished speaking, was indescribable....
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National Waterways, Volume 1

1912
...enthusiasm in that great convention, and brought the delegates to their feet cheering the sentiment: "You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this...crown of thorns; you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold." Colonel Bryan is a remarkable personage in many ways. He has a genuine sense of humor...
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Reconstruction and Union, 1865-1912

Paul Leland Haworth - 1912 - 255 pages
...effectiveness, had rarely been heard since the days of Clay and Webster. And when he closed by saying: "You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this...of thorns — you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold ! " he had won in an hour what other men had striven a lifetime for and had failed to...
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How to Master the Spoken Word: Designed as a Self-instructor for All who ...

Edwin Gordon Lawrence - 1913 - 420 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. JOHN HAYNES HOLMES THE BIRTH OF AN ORATOR* (1912) On the gth day of December, 1837,...
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