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" We do not know the worst; but we know that in three campaigns we have done nothing, and suffered much. "
Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ... - Page 177
by Samuel Austin Allibone - 1879 - 555 pages
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...I know they can achieve any thing rxcept impossibilities ; and I know that the conquest of English America is an impossibility. You CANNOT, my lords,...your present situation there ? We do not know the worxt : but we know that in three campaigns we liave done nothing, and suffered much. You may swell...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 2

Oratory - 1808
...impossibilities ; and I know that the conquest of English America is an impossibility. You CANNOT, my lords,you CANNOT conquer America. What is your present situation...done nothing, and suffered much. You may swell every expence, and strain every effort, accumulate every assistance, and extend your traffic to the Jbambles...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 5

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...in this house, a long and laborious campaign, to expel five thousand Frenchmen from French America. My lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your...campaigns we have done nothing and suffered much. Besides the sufferings, perhaps total loss, of the northern force t ; the^ best appointed army that...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 5

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...laborious campaign, to expel five thousand Frenchmen from French America. My lords, you cannot conquet America. What is your present situation there? We...campaigns we have done nothing and suffered much. Besides the sufferings, perhaps total loss, of the northern force t ; the^ best appointed army that...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1810
...in this house, a long and laborious campaign, to expel five thousand Frenchmen from French America. My Lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your...campaigns we have done nothing and suffered much. Besides the sufferings, perhaps total loss, of the Northern forcef ; the best appointed army that ever...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...noble lord in this house, a long and laborious campaign, to expel 5000 Frenchmen from French America My lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your...campaigns we have done nothing, and suffered much. Besides the sufferings, perhaps total loss, of the Northern force, the best appointed army that ever...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J. Almon ...

John Almon - 1810
...in this house, a long and laborious campaign, to expel five thousand Frenchmen from French America. My Lords, you cannot conquer America. What is your...situation* there ? We do not know the worst ; but we know, that'in three campaigns we have done nothing and suffered much. Besides the sufferings, perhaps total...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 3

Elegant extracts - 1812
...thing but impossibilities ; and I know that the conquest of English America is an impossibility. Yon cannot, my lords, you cannot conquer America. What...assistance, and extend your traffic to the shambles of every German despot; your attempts will be for «ver vain and impotent;—doubly so, indeed, from this...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1814
...campaign, to expel 5,000 Frenchmen from French America. My lords, you cannot conquer America. Whnt is your present situation there? We do not know the...know, that in three campaigns we have done nothing and soffered much. Besides the sufferings, perliaps total loss, of the northern force*; the best appointed...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...British troops than I do ; I know their virtues and their valour ; I know they can achieve any thing but impossibilities ; and I know that the conquest...campaigns we have done nothing, and suffered much. You mav swell every expense, accumulate every assistance, and extend your traffic to the shambles of every...
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