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" The resources created by peace are means of war. In cherishing those resources, we but accumulate those means. Our present repose is no more a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which... "
The Half Century: Its History, Political and Social - Page 147
by Washington Wilks - 1852 - 344 pages
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Annual Register

History - 1824
...necessary, every month of peace that has since passed has but made us so much the more capable of exertion. The resources created by peace are means of war. In...accumulate those means. Our present repose is no more a yroof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and^inactivity, in which I have seen those mighty...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for ..., Volume 93, Part 2

English essays - 1823
...counted it the means of war. (Applause.) In die- over, and observed, none of your gammon, rishing these resources, we but accumulate those means. Our present repose is no more that is not right, I want a penny more (making the fourpence-halfpenny, which was a proof of our inability...
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Annual Register, Volume 65

Edmund Burke - History - 1824
...cessary, every month of peace that has since passed has but made us so much the more capable of exertion. The resources created by peace are means of war. In...those mighty masses that float in the waters above ycur town, is a proof they are devoid of strength, and incapable of being fitted for action. You well...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 65

History - 1824
...necessary, every month of peace that has since passed has but made us so much the more capable of exertion. The resources created by peace are means of war. In cherishing those resources, we but apcumulate those means. Our present repose is no more a proof of inability to act, than the state^of...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont)
...(Applause.) In cherishing those resources, we but accumulate those means. Our present repoie is HO mare a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which I have seen those mighty manes that float in the waters above your town, is a proof they are devoid of strength, and incapable...
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The Monthly Review

1826
...so much the more capable of exertion. The resources created by peace are means of war. (Applause.) In cherishing those resources, we but accumulate those means. Our present repose is ho more a proof of inability to act, than the state of inertness and inactivity in which I have seen...
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The Monthly Review

1827
...the lips of Mr. Canning, three years ago, at a dinner given to him by the Corporation of Plymouth. " Our present repose is no more a proof of inability...inactivity, in which I have seen those mighty masses (the ships in ordinary) that float in the waters above your town, is a proof that they are devoid of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

English literature - 1827
...Plymouth by the most eloquent statesman of the day, in allusion to ships of war in ordinary, ' that our present repose is no more a proof of inability...than the state of inertness and inactivity in which,' says Mr. Canning — and how apposite to the point in question — ' I have seen those mighty masses...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 35

English literature - 1827
...inertness and inactivity in which,' says Mr. Canning — and how apposite to the point in question — ' I have seen those mighty masses that float in the waters above your town, is a proof they arc devoid of strength, and incapable of being fitted for action. You well know,' he continues, ' how...
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The Speech of the Right Hon. George Canning, Volume 6

George Canning - Antislavery movements - 1828
...necessary, every month of peace that has since passed, has but made us so much the more capable of exertion. The resources created by peace are means of war. In...inactivity in which I have seen those mighty masses thatjloat in the waters above your town, is a proof they are devoid of strength, and incapable of being...
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