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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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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...old oaks which the late hurricane hath scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honours, I am t0rn 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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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 25-26

Literature - 1868
...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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The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading, Volume 2

Great Britain - 1853
...ti:ose 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 season,...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - Great Britain - 1854 - 316 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 unfeignedly recognise the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble...
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The hope of the bereaved; or, Recognition in Heaven

Edwin Davies (D.D.) - 1854
...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 unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and, in some measure, submit to it." Ah! he had buried...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - Great Britain - 1854 - 316 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered about me: I am stripped of all my honours; lam. torn up by the roots, and, lie prostrate on the earth! There, and-. prostrate there, I must unfeignedly recognise the Divine justice,. and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - Great Britain - 1854 - 316 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 1 There, and prostrate there, I must unfeignedly recognise the Divine justice, and in some degree submit...
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Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

Sir James Prior - 1854 - 545 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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Life of ... Edmund Burke, revised by the author

sir James Prior - 1854
...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 Memorial of the Life and Character of John W. Francis, Jr

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - Medical students - 1855 - 143 pages
...hurricane has scattered about me. I am stripped of all my honors; and am torn up by the roots and he prostrate on the earth! There, and prostrate there,...He who ought to have succeeded me, has gone before me;—a son, who excelled in all points in which personal merit can be viewed, in science, in erudition,...
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