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" The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his... "
Famous Sayings and Their Authors: A Collection of Historical Sayings in ... - Page 62
by Edward Latham - 1906 - 318 pages
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 538 pages
...the king himself.—Speech, March g, 1770. through it; the storms may enter, the rain may enter—but the King of England cannot enter! All his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement.—.Speech on the Exciğe Bill. If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign...
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The Phrenological Journal and Life Illustrated, Volumes 78-79

Phrenology - 1884 - 750 pages
...the imagination. " The poorest man may, in his cottage, bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the king of England can not enter ! — all his forces...
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 132

Law reports, digests, etc - 1911 - 1402 pages
...wind may blow through It; the storm may enter; the rain may enter; but the King may not enter, and all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement." We cannot believe In the doctrine that Constitutions may be enlarged, amended, or repealed by Interpretation,...
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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric

Virginia Waddy - English language - 1889 - 432 pages
...and thy God my God. The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the wind may...enter, the rain may enter, — but the King of England can not enter! All his forces dare not cj-oss the threshold of that ruined tenement. It is not always...
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Elements of Compositon and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - English language - 1889 - 432 pages
...and thy God my God. The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the wind may...blow through it; the storms may enter, the rain may entej-,—but the King of England can not enter! All his forces dare not cross the threshold of that...
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The Green Bag, Volume 16

Law - 1904 - 926 pages
...constitution when he said: "The poorest man may, in his cottage, bid defiance to all the force of the crown; it may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it ; the storm may enter, the rain may enter, but the King of England cannot enter; all his forces dare not...
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The Juridical Review, Volume 2

Electronic journals - 1890 - 470 pages
...when Chatham said : " The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the crown ; it may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it ; the storm may enter, the rain may enter ; but the King of England cannot enter ; all his forces dare not...
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The Struggles for Life and Home in the Northwest

George W. France - Freemasonry - 1890 - 630 pages
...proclaimed. " The poorest man may in his own cottage home bid defiance to all the force of the crown. It may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may...enter ! All his forces dare not cross the threshold ! ! " In the spring of 1878, Mr. E — and other charitable brethren located a steam saw-mill a mile...
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English Composition & Rhetoric, Part 1

Alexander Bain - 1890 - 352 pages
...Chatham on the sacredness of the poor man's cottage is impaired by the addition of a weak clause: — ' The wind may blow through it ; the storms may enter,...dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement'. The climax is completed at ' cannot enter '. rope's line in the Atticus passage— may be studied for...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1891 - 1190 pages
...its roof may shake ; the wind may hlow throngh it ; the storms may enter, the rain may enter, — hat the King of England cannot enter ; all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the rnined tenement ! Speech on the Excite Bill. We have a Calvinistic creed, a Papish litnrgy, and an...
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