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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 Quarterly Review - Página 484
1827
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History of the United States of America: The second administration of Thomas ...

Henry Adams - 1890
...subsiding wave." In addressing the people at Plymouth, he likened England to a line-of-battle ship ; " one of those stupendous masses now reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness," but ready at a sign to ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage, to awaken its dormant thunder. Such...
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The Popular Elocutionist and Reciter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1894 - 564 páginas
...they are devoid of strength, and incapable of being fitted out for action. You well know, gentlemen, how soon one of those stupendous masses, now reposing...stillness — how soon, upon any call of patriotism w of necessity, it would assume the hkeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion ; how...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 1896 - 164 páginas
...(Goodrich, p. 874). He is, of course, applying the image to a man-of-war :— "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...
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William Ewart Gladstone and His Contemporaries: Seventy Years of ..., Volumen1

Thomas Archen, Alfred Thomas Story - 1903 - 344 páginas
...fitted for action. You well know, gentlemen, how soon one of these stupendous masses, now reposing ou their shadows in perfect stillness — how soon, upon...patriotism or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of au animated being, instinct with Ufe and motion ; how soon it would raffle, as it were, its swelling...
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James Lawrence, Captain, United States Navy: Commander of the "Chesapeake"

Albert Gleaves - 1904 - 335 páginas
...above your town is a proof that they are devoid of strength and incapable of action. You well know how soon one of those stupendous masses now reposing...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 soon...
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A Selection from the World's Great Orations Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - 1904 - 518 páginas
...they are devoid of strength and 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 stillness — how $oon, upon any call of patriotism or of necessity, it would assume the likeness of an animated thing,...
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Life of Canning

Harold William Vazeille Temperley - 1905 - 293 páginas
...your town, is a proof they are devoid of strength and not fitted out for action. You well know how one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their...likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage — how quickly it would put forth its...
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Life of Canning

Harold William Vazeille Temperley - 1905 - 293 páginas
...your town, is a proof they are devoid of strength arid not fitted out for action. You well know how one of those stupendous masses, now reposing on their...likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life — how soon it would ruffle, as it were, its swelling plumage — how quickly it would put forth its...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 páginas
...reposing on their shadows in perfect stillness, would upon any call of patriotism or of necessity, assume the likeness of an animated thing, instinct with life and motion: how soon it would mille, as it were its swelling plumage, how quickly it would put forth all its beauty and its bravery,...
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NILESP WEEKLY REGISTER

H.Niles,Editor - 1824
...had nothing is said tf ¡Is purpose. 43*1 The emperors of Uuasia and a meeting at Chcrnowitz — but call of patriotism, or of necessity, it would assume...its swelling plumage; how quickly it would put forth ajl its beauty and its bravery; collect its scattered elements ot strength, and awaken its dormant...
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