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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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The French Revolution and English Literature: Lectures Delivered in ...

Edward Dowden - HISTORY - 1897 - 285 pages
...suffered with such resignation as was possible to the Divine will : " I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth....Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it." In the same " Letter to a Noble Lord," in which these sentences occur, there is a yet more comfortable...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 54

1857
...one of those oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth !" Beaconsfield was to him no more the delightful abode of cheerfulness and rural cares, but " an obscure...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 4

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors ; I am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth....the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God, I do not know that it is forbidden to repel the attacks of unjust...
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Edmund Burke's Letter to a Noble Lord

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1898 - 83 pages
...of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. There, and pros- 30 trate there, I most unfeignedly recognize the divine justice, and in some degree submit to...
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Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans: A Narrative of 1757

James Fenimore Cooper - 1898 - 512 pages
...Burke's words after the death of his son: "The storm has gone over me. I am stripped of all my honors ; I am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth. I am alone. I live in an inverted order. They who ought to have succeeded me have gone before me."...
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Speech of Edmund Burke on Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1899 - 150 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. . . . I am stripped of all my honors; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth, and prostrate there I must unfeignedly recognize the Divine Justice, and in some degree submit to it."...
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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 335 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 myself to it. But whilst I humble myself before...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies: Delivered ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1900 - 185 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors ; 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 live in an inverted order. They who...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the...the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God, I do not know that it is forbidden to repel the attacks of unjust...
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 8

Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1902
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the...the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God, I do not know that it is forbidden to repel the attacks of unjust...
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