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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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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

Charles Mackay - English prose - 1872 - 534 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 most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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Readings in English literature, prose

English literature - 1874
...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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...those old oaks which the late hurricane has scattered around rne. I am stripped of all my honors ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the...divine justice, and in some degree submit to it." " / am alone ! I have none to meet my enemies in the gats .'" The "Letter" referred to was called forth...
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Politics and Pen Pictures at Home and Abroad

Henry Washington Hilliard - Belgique - 1892 - 445 pages
...honors ; I am torn up by the roots, and lie prostrate on the earth ! There, prostrate there I must unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some...degree submit to it. . . . I live in an inverted order. They who ought to have succeeded me have gone before me. They who ought to have been to me as posterity...
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Politics and Pen Pictures at Home and Abroad

Henry Washington Hilliard - Belgique - 1892 - 445 pages
...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 there I must unfeignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. ......
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...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 most unfeignedly recognise the divine justice, and in some degree submit...
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English Prose, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...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 recognise the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1895
...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 recognise the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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English Prose: Selections : with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1895
...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 recognise the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble myself before God,...
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Selections from Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1896 - 298 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 most un- 15 feignedly recognize the Divine justice, and in some degree submit to it. But whilst I humble...
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