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" On this question of principle, while actual suffering was yet afar off, they raised their flag against a power, to which, for purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted... "
Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early ... - Page 10703
edited by - 1905 - 11114 pages
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A History of the Oriental Nations: Chiefly Possessions of Great Britain ...

Leitch Ritchie - 1848
...the earth ; and as for the extent of her territory, to use the felicitous language of Webster, " her morning drumbeat following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of its martial airs." When the author of these volumes...
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Robert Merry's Museum, Volumes 17-18

1849
...the British empire, it has been said by a celebrated orator, that she " has dotted the surface of the globe with her possessions and military posts, whose...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." The Esquimaux. tures...
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Notes and Queries

1867
...conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which is dotted over the .surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth in one continuous...
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Sketches of reforms and reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland

Henry Brewster Stanton - 1849
...which sparkles with the very effervescence of poetic beauty, when he spoke of her as " that Power, whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, encircles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England."...
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Reminiscences of Congress

Charles Wainwright March - 1850 - 295 pages
...purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared—a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." In reply to the claim...
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The Works of Daniel Webster ...: Speeches in Congress

Daniel Webster - 1851
...purposes of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole...unbroken strain of the martial airs of England. The necessity of holding strictly to the principle upon which free governments are constructed, and to...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...purposes of foreign conquest and suBjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England. SENATORIAL. — WEBSTER....
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The Hundred Boston Orators Appointed by the Municipal Authorities and Other ...

James Spear Loring - 1852 - 694 pages
...of foreign conquest and subjugation, Rome, in the height of her glory, is not to be .compared, — a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England.' " The manners of Daniel...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...subjugation, Rome, in the height ot her glory, is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over this surface of the whole globe with her possessions and...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England. 183. PEACEABLE SECESSION,...
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The Journal of Education for Upper Canada, Volumes 5-6

1852
...Protest, in reference to the territorial power and conquests of Great Britain. Ho spoke of her as — " a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole...her possessions and military posts, whose morning drum beat, following the mm and keeping company with the hour», circles the earth with one continuout...
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