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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 Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...aliam ventum fata Nrronl, fcc. scattered ahout me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up hy the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth ! There, and prostrate there, I most unfeigneilly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree suhmit to it. But whilst I humhle myself...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...* At si non aliam venturo fata Neronl, fco. scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours ; I ondenmation— О , thou wicked servant, I forgave...thee all that debt because thou desiredst me : should 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 the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...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 therejl most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 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 pros-trate on the earth." It is on the same principle, that, in the following lines, from Gray's Elegy in a Country Church Yard,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 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." It is on the same principle, that, in the following lines, from Gray's Elegy in a Country Church Yard,...
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Bereaved parents consoled

John Thornton - Children - 1839 - 125 pages
...like one of those oaks which the 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 unfeignedly recognise the Divine justice, and, in some degree, submit to it."* To me the world has...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

Fashion - 1867
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered around me — I am stripped of all my honours ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth." From the effects of this loss the great statesman never rallied : his spirit was completely broken,...
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Memoir of the Life and Character of Edmund Burke: With Specimens of His ...

Sir James Prior - 1839 - 596 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 greatly deceive myself if in this hard...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...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...there, I most unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice. But, while I humble myself before God, I do not know that it is forbidden to repel the attacks of unjust...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 2

George Croly - 1840
...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...there, I most unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice. But, while I humble myself before God, I do not know that it is forbidden to repel the attacks of unjust...
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