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" The storm has gone over me ; and I lie like one of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth ! There, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 511
edited by - 1856
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Original Letters, Illustrative of English History: Including Numerous Royal ...

Sir Henry Ellis - English letters - 1827
...those old Oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth." DEAR SIR, I AM exceedingly flattered by the compassionate sentiments that you are pleased to entertain...
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Examples of English Prose: From the Reign of Elizabeth to the Present Time ...

George Walker - English prose literature - 1825 - 615 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the...earth ! There, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...those old oats which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours. I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. I am alone. I have none to meet my enemies in the gate. I greatly deceive myself if in this hard season...
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Original letters, illustrative of English history; with notes and ..., Volume 4

sir Henry Ellis - 1827
...those old Oaks which the late hurricara' has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth." DEAR SIR, I AM exceedingly flattered by the compassionate sentiments that you are pleased to entertain...
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An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors

John Hanbury Dwyer - Elocution - 1828 - 298 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the...most unfeignedly recognize the divine justice, and hi some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God, I do not know that it is forbidden...
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I. The Claims of Sir Philip Francis, K. B., to the Authorship of Junius's ...

Edmund Henry Barker - Authorship - 1828 - 504 pages
...those old oaks, which the late hurricane has scattered about me ; I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. But there, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly recognize the divine justice, and in some degree...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric: Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1829 - 252 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth! There, and prostrate, I most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours, I _ o Ŷ\ Qw v f+ 0K Jz ~b c$: ^ 3 ...ZG h P| y (- E @ O f ̄ Q 1$H ! P\ recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1834
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the...earth ! There, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 35

England - 1834
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours — I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. There, and prostrate there, I must uufeignedly recognise the Divine justice. But, while I humble myself before God, I do not know...
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