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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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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

Edmund Burke - 1862 - 456 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 ! Therfe, and prostrate there, I most unfeignedly recognize the divine justice, and in some degree...
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Pulpit Elocution: Comprising Remarks on the Effect of Manner in Public ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1861 - 413 pages
...performance of some duty. — At this exigent moment, the loss of a finished man is not easily supplied. and lie prostrate on the earth ! There, and prostrate'...divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. — I am alone. I have none to meet my enemies in the gate. — Indeed, I greatly deceive myself, if, in...
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...late hurricane hath scattered j.bout me. I am stripped of all my honors : I am torn up by the rooru, 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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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...those old oaks which the late hurricane hath 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 recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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The Life and Work of Earnest Men

William King Tweedie - Biography - 1864 - 456 pages
...over me," he wrote. '- and I lie like one of those old oaks which the hurricane scatters around us 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 " These and similar utterances of grief tell...
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Shades and Echoes of Old London

John Stoughton - London (England) - 1864 - 288 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 season,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane hath scattered pbout 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 most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some decree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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History of Civilization in England, Volume 1

Henry Thomas Buckle - Great Britain - 1865
...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." 3 " It would, perhaps, be displaying a morbid curiosity, to attempt to raise the veil, and trace the...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1866
...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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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1866
...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, and prostrate there, I most unfcignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself...
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