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" I will not, join in congratulation on misfortune and disgrace. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment. It is not a time for adulation: the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct... "
Selected Essays - Page 57
by Abraham Hayward - 1879
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment ; it is not a time for adulation ; the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It...instruct the throne in the language of TRUTH. We must, if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelop it; and display in its full danger, and...
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a compendious view of universal history

charles mayo, l.l.b. - 1804
...tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation. The " smoothness of flattery cannot now avail—cannot save us in this rugged " and awful crisis. It is now necessary to instruct the throne in the lan" guage of truth. We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which " envelop it; and display in...
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Annals of Great Britain: From the Ascension of George III, to the Peace of ...

Thomas Campbell - Great Britain - 1807
...the impolicy, and the utter hopelessness, of the war. ' It is now necessary,' said Lord Chatham, ' to instruct the throne in the language of truth ; we must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelop it, and disFbl. LE e CHAP, play the ruin that is brought to our doors. Can xIIL the minister...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 5

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...disgrace and misfortune upon us. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment ! It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot...We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelop it; and display, in its full danger and true colours, the ruin that is brought to our doors....
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 2

Oratory - 1808
...lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment : it is not a time for adulation : the smoothness of lattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It...instruct the throne, in the language of TRUTH. We must, if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness which envelope it ; and display, in its full danger and...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1810
...which have brought ruin to our doors. This, my Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot...language of truth. We must dispel the delusion and the jdarkness which envelope it; and display, in its full danger and true colours, the ruin that is brought...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Elocution - 1817 - 300 pages
...that have brought ruin to our doors. This, my lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment! It is not a time for adulation. The smoothness of flattery cannot...We must dispel the delusion and the darkness which envelop it ; and display, in its full danger and true colours, the ruin that it has brought to our...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...Lords, is a perilous and tremendous moment* It is not a time for adulation : the smoothness of Hattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It...instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must, if possible, '"dispel the delusion and darkness which envelope it ; and display, in its full danger...
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Reminiscences of Charles Butler, Esq., of Lincoln's-Inn, Volume 1

Charles Butler - Autobiography - 1822
...perilous and tremendous moment — it " is not a time for adulation — the smoothness of " flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful " crisis....instruct the throne " in the language of truth. We must, if possible, " dispel the delusion and darkness which envelope " it; and display in its full danger...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 21

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1822
...a perilous and tremendous moment — it is not a time for adulation — the smoothness of flattery cannot save us in this rugged and awful crisis. It...instruct the throne in the language of truth. We must, if possible, dispel the delusion and darkness, which envelope it ; and display in its full danger and...
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