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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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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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Memoir of Thomas Addis and Robert Emmet: With Their Ancestors and ..., Volume 2

Thomas Addis Emmet - Revolutionaries - 1915
...about me. I am stripped of all my honours. I am torn up by the roots, and am prostrate on the earth. And prostrate there I most unfeignedly recognize the...divine justice, and in some degree submit to it".* But all these observations would be a mere mass of vain and futile words, if the main question that...
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Readings in English Literature

Roy Bennett Pace - English literature - 1917 - 512 pages
...scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours, I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the 30 earth ! There, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly...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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Modern English Statesmen

George Robert Stirling Taylor - Statesmen - 1921 - 267 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 enemy at the gate. Indeed, my lord, I greatly deceive myself...
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The Literary Essay in English

Eleanore (Sister Mary) - American essays - 1923 - 260 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 at the gate. ... I live in an inverted order. They who...
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Selections

Edmund Burke - 1925 - 469 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 must unf eignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it." With faculties unimpaired...
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Wit and Wisdom: A Public Affairs Miscellany

Colin Bingham - Political science - 1982 - 357 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. EDMUND BURKE Henry Thomas Buckle, the British historian who won fame with the first volume of his History...
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Burke, Paine, Godwin, and the Revolution Controversy

Marilyn Butler - Fiction - 1984 - 260 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...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: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Philosophy - 1997 - 702 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. ... 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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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - Political Science - 2000 - 525 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...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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