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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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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - Orators - 1896 - 474 pages
...house is his castle : " 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 force...
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Enfranchisement and Citizenship: Addresses and Papers

Edward Lillie Pierce - Citizenship - 1896 - 420 pages
...Crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the winds of heaven may blow through every cranny; 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! " Alas, fellow-citizens, for the country...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - Orators - 1896 - 478 pages
...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 not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement ! " Another extract from his " Speech on...
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Lectures on the Constitution of the United States: Before the Law Class of ...

Emory Speer - Constitutional history - 1897 - 176 pages
...British Constitution : " 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, but the king of England cannot enter; all his forces dare not cross the threshold...
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Handbook of American Constitutional Law

Henry Campbell Black - Constitutional law - 1897 - 792 pages
...words of Chatham, "the poorest man may, in hig 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 may not enter; all his force dares not...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the ..., Volumes 47-48

Law - 1898 - 1114 pages
...against the king: " Tbe poorest man in bis 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 cannot enter it. All his power dares not cross tbe threshold...
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John Adams, the Statesman of the American Revolution: With Other Essays and ...

Mellen Chamberlain - United States - 1898 - 498 pages
...Pitt's oratory : " 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 force dares...
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Three-minute Declamations for College Men: Selected and Ed. by Harry Cassell ...

Harry Cassell Davis, John Cloyse Bridgman - Readers - 1899 - 390 pages
...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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Wit and Humor of Bench and Bar

Marshall Brown - Law - 1899 - 602 pages
...and open the front dure." Chatham made a splendid use of this maxim in a speech on the Excise Bill: may enter; the rain may enter, but the King of England cannot enter ! All his force dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement." Grattan said of Burke: "He became at last...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 124

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 968 pages
...statesman once 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 may not enter ; all his forces dare not...
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