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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
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Hume, Volume 7

Thomas Henry Huxley - 1902 - 216 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered ahout 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 live in an inverted order. They who...
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Latin Prose Composition: Containing passages of graduated difficulty for ...

George Gilbert Ramsay - Latin language - 1903
...weakness might suggest, a far better. The storm has gone over 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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Lessons in Literature, Abridged, with Illustrative Selections: A Text-book ...

Sister Mary Lambertine - American literature - 1903 - 306 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane hath 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 prostrate there, I must unfeignedly recognize the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it." In July, 1797, he...
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English Authors: A Handbook of English Literature from Chaucer to Living Writers

Mildred Lewis Rutherford - English literature - 1906 - 750 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 ! There, and prostrate there, 1 must unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. I am alone ; I have...
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The Living Age, Volume 249

1906
...of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. l am stripped of all my honors, l am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth! There, and prostrate there, l most unfeignedly recognize the divine justice and in some degree submit to it, But whilst l humble...
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The Makers of English Prose

William James Dawson - English prose literature - 1906 - 308 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. I am alone. I have none to meet my enemies in the gate. I live in an inverted order. Those who ought...
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Untrodden English Ways

Henry Charles Shelley - Great Britain - 1908 - 341 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. I am alone. I have none to meet my enemies in the gate." So heavy a sorrow could not be borne for long....
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 24

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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...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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Selections of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1909 - 443 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 unf eignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself...
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Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1911 - 724 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...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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