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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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Learned in the Law, or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 386 pages
...oaks, which the late hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn tip by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth. There, and prostrate there, I must unfeignedly recognise the Divine justice. But while I humble myself before God, I do not know...
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The Great Sea Island Storm of 1893

Bill Marscher, Fran Marscher - History - 2003 - 134 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 ollar estimates of damage, no matter how precisely they might be calculated, could not...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 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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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 532 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 vforbidden to repel the attacks of...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 532 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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A Southern Moderate in Radical Times: Henry Washington Hilliard, 1808-1892

David I. Durham - Biography & Autobiography - 2008 - 264 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 prostrate I must unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it ... I live...
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Antiquity as the Source of Modernity: Freedom and Balance in the Thought of ...

Thomas Chaimowicz - Philosophy - 2011 - 151 pages
...over me, and I am like one of those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me. . .1 am torn up by the roots and lie prostrate on the earth. . .1 am alone, I have none to meet my enemies at the gate. . .1 live in an inverted order.60 Shortly...
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