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" You well know, gentlemen, how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness — how soon, upon any call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and... "
The Half Century: Its History, Political and Social - Page 147
by Washington Wilks - 1852 - 344 pages
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Memoirs of George the Fourth: Descriptive of the Most Interesting ..., Volume 2

Robert Huish - 1830
...' how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness—how soon, upon any call of patriotism or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing instinct with life and motion—how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage—how...
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Memoirs of the Life of the Right Honourable George Canning, Volume 2

John Styles, Roger Therry - Great Britain - 1830
...and Incapable of beingfitted fornction. You well know.gentlemep., how soon one of those stupendons masses now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness, how soon, upon any call of patriotism or necessity, it wonld assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion ; hoai...
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Memoirs of George the Fourth: Descriptive of the Most Interesting ..., Volume 2

Robert Huish - 1830
...of strength, and incapable of being fitted for action. You well know, gentlemen,' said the orator, ' how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness—how soon, upon any call of patriotism or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 344 pages
...the waters above your town, is a proof they are devoid of strength, and incapable of being fitted out for action. You well know, gentlemen, how soon one...necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage...
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The Political Life of the Right Honourable George Canning: From ..., Volume 1

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...made, Parliament was not to meet for upwards of three months. II 2 " and incapable of being fitted out for action. " You well know, Gentlemen, how soon one...necessity, it " would assume the likeness of an animated " thing, instinct with life and motion, — how soon " it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage...
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The Political Life of the Right Honourable George Canning, from ..., Volume 1

Augustus Granville Stapleton - Great Britain - 1831
...was made, Parliament was not to meet for upwards of three montht. " and incapable of being fitted out for action. " You well know, Gentlemen, how soon one...necessity, it " would assume the likeness of an animated " thing, instinct with life and motion,—how soon " it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage;...
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The political life of ... George Canning, from ... 1822 to ... 1827, Volume 1

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...incapable of being fitted out for action. " You well know, Gentlemen, how soon one "of those.stupendous masses, now reposing on " their shadows in perfect...necessity, it " would assume the likeness of an animated " thing, instinct with life and motion,—how soon " it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage;...
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The History of the Life and Reign of George the Fourth, Volume 3

William Wallace - Great Britain - 1832
...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...necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing — instinct with life and motion; — how soon it would ruffle, as it •were, its swelling...
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Railway Locomotives and Cars, Volume 3

Railroad engineering - 1835
...waters above your town, is a proof that they are devoid of strength, and incapable of being fitted out for action. You well know, gentlemen, how soon one...stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows in perfect etillnces — how soon, upon any call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would as. sume the likeness...
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The History of England: From the Accession of George III, 1760-1835, Volume 7

Thomas Smart Hughes - Great Britain - 1836
...in which I have seen those mighty .masses that float in the waters above your town, is a proof that they are devoid of strength, and incapable of being...on their shadows in perfect stillness,, how soon, on any call of patriotism or necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct...
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