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" ... no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells... "
History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ... - Page 176
by Henry Hardwicke - 1896 - 454 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809 - 530 pages
...down ; — no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain,...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.' p. 169, 170. In the same speech, there is the following striking view of the advantages of a free press,...
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Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in Ireland for High Treason, Etc ...

John Philpot Curran - Ireland - 1804 - 408 pages
...— no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the tirst moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the...his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, thai burst from around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated, and i isenthralkd, by the in-esistable...
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Report of the Trial and Acquittal of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice ...

Edward Shippen, William Hamilton - Impeachments - 1805 - 590 pages
...been devoted upon the altar of slavery—the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Pennsylvania, the Altar and the God sink together in the dust; his...walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyong the measure of his chains, that burst around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated and disenthraled...
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Report of the Trial and Acquittal of Edward Shippen, Esquire, Chief Justice ...

1805 - 596 pages
...devoted upon the altar of slavery — the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Pennsylvania, die Altar and the God sink together in the dust ; his...walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyong the measure of his chains, that burst around him, and he stands redeemed, regenerated and disenthraled...
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The Stranger in Ireland: Or, A Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of ...

Sir John Carr - Ireland - 1806 - 366 pages
...sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her majesty; his body swells beyond the measure of his...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation I" EXQUISITE IRONICAL HUMOUR. " Gentlemen, how then does Mr. O'Brien's tale hang together? Look to...
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The Stranger in Ireland: Or, A Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of ...

Sir John Carr - Ireland - 1806 - 322 pages
...down; — n< iftatter with what Solemnities lie may have been devoted uponthe altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain,...together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her majesty ; his Ixxly swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around him, and he stands...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807 - 458 pages
...cloven down. No matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery. The first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain,...the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION !* Mr. Curran then proceeded. — Gentlemen, I am not such a fool, as to ascribe any effusion of this...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807 - 464 pages
...cloven down. No matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery. The 'first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain,...the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION !* Mr. Curran then proceeded. — Gentlemen, I am not such a fool, as to ascribe any effusion of this...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 3

Oratory - 1808 - 542 pages
...cloven down ;—no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain,...irresistible genius of ' universal emancipation.' [[Here Mr. Curran was interrupted by a sudden burst of applause from the court and hall. Silence howevtr...
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An Essay on Light Reading: As it May be Supposed to Influence Moral Conduct ...

Edward Mangin - Books and reading - 1808 - 240 pages
...may have * been devoted upon the altar of ' Slavery: the instant that he touches ' the sacred shore of Britain, the altar * and the god sink together in the dust; ' his soul walks abroad in her own ma189 * jesty; his body swells beyond tlietnea' sure of his chains, that burst from * around him; and...
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