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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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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 890 pages
...Speech, Nov. 18, 1777. 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...forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement.1 speech on the Excise Bill. We have a Calvinistic creed, a Popish liturgy, and an Arminian...
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The Might and Mirth of Literature: A Treatise on Figurative Language. In ...

John Walker Vilant Macbeth - English language - 1875 - 558 pages
...is an instance : " The poorest man in his cottage may 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 it; but the King of England can not enter it. All his power dares not cross the threshold...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 968 pages
...his eloquence. ( " Tne poorest man in his cottage may bid defiance to all the force* 1 of the Crown. It may be frail ; its roof may shake ; the wind may blow through it ; the storm may enter it ; but the King of England can not enter it .' Alljiia power dares not cross the...
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The Law of Claims Against Governments, Including the Mode of Adjusting Them ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on War Claims - Claims - 1875 - 448 pages
...which he said of it : " 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 forces dare not...
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Hand-book of Punctuation: With Instructions for Capitalization, Letter ...

William Johnson Cocker - English language - 1878 - 156 pages
...It may be frail; its roof may shake; the wind may blow through it; the storms may enter, the rains may enter, — but the king of England cannot enter!...dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement." — Pitt. 4 RULE V. Parenthesis. — Two dashes are sometimes used instead of the usual marks of parenthesis....
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Hand-book of Punctuation: With Instructions for Capitalization, Letter ...

William Johnson Cocker - English language - 1878 - 140 pages
...power." — Robertson. " 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 storms may enter, the rains may enter, — but the king of England cannot enter! all his forces dare not cross the threshold...
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The Recorder of Birmingham: A Memoir of Matthew Davenport Hill : with ...

Rosamond Davenport Hill, Florence Davenport Hill - Judges - 1878 - 550 pages
...The poorest man," says he, ' " 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 force dares...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit Courts of the United ..., Volume 3

United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit) - Admiralty - 1880 - 742 pages
...truth or meaning : 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...dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement. Speech on the Excise Act. If there could be no judicial inquiry into the government's posOpinion of...
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Reports of Cases Decided in the Circuit Courts of the United ..., Volume 3

United States. Circuit Court (4th Circuit), Robert William Hughes - Admiralty - 1880 - 750 pages
...truth or meaning : 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...dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement. Speech on the Excise Ast. If there could be no judicial inquiry into the government's posOpinion of...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 151-152

Law reports, digests, etc - 1907 - 2170 pages
...forces of the crown. It may be frail, its roof nmy shake, the wind may blow through it, the storm rn.iy enter, but the King of England cannot enter. All his...dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement." But not so of the legislative power ; for, said Mr. Phelps, in his eulogy of our Supreme Court: "The...
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