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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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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - Anecdotes - 1880 - 842 pages
...castle. ' The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may bo frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — the raiu may cuter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his force...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1881 - 892 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...blow 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...
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Beeton's Complete Orator, Including the Art of Public Speaking and British ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - Eloquence - 1881 - 336 pages
...of his eloquence : " 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 cannot enter it. All his power dares not cross the threshold...
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American Bastile: A History of the Illegal Arrests and Imprisonment of ...

John A. Marshall - History - 1881 - 836 pages
...of Chatham said : " THE POOREST MAN IN HIS COTTAGB MAY BID DEFIANCE TO ALL THE POWER OF THE CROWN. IT MAY BE FRAIL ; ITS ROOF MAY SHAKE ; THE WIND MAY BLOW THROUGH IT J THE STORM MAY ENTER ; THE RAIN MAY ENTER ; BUT THE KlNG OF ENGLAND CANNOT ENTER: ALL HIS POWER DARES...
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Modern Jury Trials and Advocates: Containing Condensed Cases, with Sketches ...

Joseph W. Donovan - Jury - 1881 - 710 pages
...the winds of winter may blow through it; the storm may enter it — but the King of England can not enter; all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement ! "* Once in an age will be born other men, and other events, which may resemble, but will never excel,...
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An Anecdotal History of the British Parliament: From the Earliest Periods to ...

George Henry Jennings - GREAT BRITAIN. PARLIAMENT - 1881 - 564 pages
...castle. ' The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may bo 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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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - Anecdotes - 1882 - 638 pages
...the Excise Bill : " 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 dare not...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883 - 942 pages
...Speech, Nor. 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 Excite Bill. We have a Calvinistic creed, a Popish liturgy, and an Arminian...
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A Sketch of the Life and Times and Speeches of Joseph E. Brown

Herbert Fielder - Confederate States of America - 1883 - 816 pages
...roof may shake; the wind may blow through it; the storm may enter, but the King of England may not enter. All his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement." This is the regard which the laws of England pay to the rights of person and property. The Constitution...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 536 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 Exci»e Bill. If I were an American, as I am an Englishman, while a foreign...
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