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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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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 45

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Timothy Flint, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1855
...whose morning drum-beat, following the SUD, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." 'Eloquently, most eloquently does that most beautiful of writers, the gentle 'Elia,' expatiate on '...
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Sketches and Adventures in Madeira, Portugal, and the Andalusias of Spain

Charles Wainwright March - 1856 - 445 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 En gland." CHAPTER XXY. GIBRALTAR...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

1856 - 500 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. DANIEL WEBSTEB. 32. THE...
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The Prose Writers of America: With a Survey of the Intellectual History ...

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1856 - 552 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. 186 v • M К JOHN JAMES...
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The sweet South [impressions of Spain].

lady Emmeline Charlotte E. Stuart Wortley - 1856
...Britain, wherein he says, " a Power to which 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." He might have added,...
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Colonial Constitutions: an Outline of the Constitutional History and ...

Arthur Mills - 1856 - 399 pages
...height of her glory, was not to be compared — a Power which has dotted over the whole surface of the globe with her possessions and military posts —...keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of martial music." Every empire which the world has yet...
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 3-5

1856
...is speaking of England as " a power to which Home in the height of her glory is not to be compared ; a power which has dotted over the surface of the whole globe with her possessions and military hosts, whose mnrniny drum-beat, following the tun, and keejiing company with the Itourt, circles the...
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Sketches and Adventures in Madeira, Portugal, and the Andalusias of Spain

Charles Wainwright March - 1856 - 445 pages
...whose morning drum-beat, following the sun, and keeping company with the hours, circles the earth daily with one continuous and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." CHAPTEK XXV. GIBRALTAR— THE GUIDES AND MONKEYS— THE BOCK— ST. MICHAEL'S CAVE — ENGLISH OFFICERS—...
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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 520 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...and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." This speech was received with the warmest commendation throughout the Union. Chancellor Kent, in a...
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English and Scottish Sketches

Oliver Prescott Hiller - 1857 - 352 pages
...poetic view of the vastness of England's possessions, as is presented in the following splendid passage :—"A Power, which has dotted over the surface of...and unbroken strain of the martial airs of England." Let Englishmen thank Webster for that. Before speaking of the poets, I must just allude to two other...
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