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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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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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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1114 pages
...splendid fashion : " 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...through it ; the storms may enter, the rain may enter, — hut the king of England cannot enter ; all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1116 pages
...this splendid fashion: "The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the crown. appoin enter,—but the king of England cannot enter; all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined...
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Bescherming van woning

Johan Carel Hendrik Prikken - Civil rights - 1892 - 100 pages
...defiance to the crown. It may be frail, its roof my 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 not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement" i). Over de beteekenis van liet woord „woning"...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

Rev. James Wood - Quotations - 1893 - 694 pages
...bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail, the wind may blow through it, the storm . Three may keep a secret— if two of them are dead. Ben. Franklin. Three po force dares not cross the threshold of that ruined tenement. Chatham. The popular ear weighs what you...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1224 pages
...— Home, Sweet Home. The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the Crown. . L. 361. Days of absence, sad and dreary, Clothed...Conspicuous by his absence. d. LORD JOHN RUSSELL — Quot ! I. WILLIAM PITT ( Earl of Chatham)— Speech on the Excise Bill. Just the wee cot — the cricket's...
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