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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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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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The Southeastern Reporter, Volume 33

Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 1044 pages
...statesman once said. The honest 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 may not enter. All his forces dare not...
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Elementary English Composition

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1900 - 306 pages
...SHAKESPEARE, Hamlet. 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 ! — WILLIAM PITT. In vain we call old notions fudge, And bend our conscience to our dealing; The...
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Orations & Essays of Edward John Phelps: Diplomat and Statesman

Edward John Phelps - Law - 1901 - 510 pages
...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...dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement." But the great orator could go no further; he could not say that the British Parliament might not enter...
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John Marshall: An Address Delivered Before the Graduates of the Chicago-Kent ...

Isaac Newton Phillips - Judges - 1901 - 50 pages
...he said : "The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. His hut 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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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1186 pages
...the Hon. T. Maitland. 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 Excite Bill. We have a Calvinistic creed, a Popish liturgy, and an Arminian clergy....
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Southern Reporter, Volume 50

Law reports, digests, etc - 1910 - 1232 pages
...Lord Chatham that "the poorest man In his cottage may bid deflance 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 may not enter, and all his forces dare not cross...
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