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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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The Quarterly Review, Volume 132

English literature - 1872
...waters above yonr town, is a proof that they ore devoid of strength and incapable of being fitted out for action. You well know, gentlemen, how soon one...patriotism or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of san animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms, with a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1873 - 796 pages
...for action. You well know how soon one of these stupendous masses, now reposing on their shadows with perfect stillness ; how soon, upon any call of patriotism...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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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874 - 411 pages
...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...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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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874 - 411 pages
...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...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 Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 pages
...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...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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John Cassell's illustrated history of England. The text, to the ..., Volume 7

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...we fear, or be* Mill Mortineiu'i "Thirty Yer' Peace," voL i., p. 29. know, gentlemen, how BOOH one of those stupendous masses now reposing on their...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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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - Latin language - 1875 - 361 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...stillness — how soon, upon any call of patriotism or necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how...
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Beeton's Public speaker, a collection of specimens of British and foreign ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1875
...proof that they are devoid of strength and incapable of being fitted out for action. You well know how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing...stillness, how soon, upon any call of patriotism, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion — how soon it would...
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The Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In ...

John Walker Vilant Macbeth - English language - 1875 - 542 pages
...for action. You well know how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing in their shadows with perfect stillness — how soon, upon any call of patriotism...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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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1878 - 384 pages
...mighty masses that float in the waters above your town is a proof that they are devoid of strength or incapable of being fitted for action. You well know,...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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