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" Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the first, his Cromwell — and George the third — (" Treason," cried the Speaker — " treason, treason ", echoed from every part of the House. "
The Land We Live in: Or, The Story of Our Country - Stran 129
avtor: Henry Mann - 1896 - 336 strani
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Patrick Henry: Voice of the Revolution

Amy Kukla, Jon Kukla - 2002 - 112 strani
...Referring to past tyrants who had been assassinated or executed, Patrick Henry stated passionately: "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third . . ." Patrick Henry paused after speaking the name of the king of England, George III, in his list...
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Colonial Life

Rebecca Stefoff - 2003 - 119 strani
...George III. Referring to Roman and English rulers who had been assassinated, Henry cried out, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third may profit from their example" — meaning that George should avoid enraging a possible assassin. To...
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Media and Politics in America: A Reference Handbook

Guido Hermann Stempel - 2003 - 237 strani
...Revolution, said to the Virginia House of Burgesses in response to the Stamp Act: Tarquin and Caesar each had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third may profit by their example. (Morley and Everett, 270) This reference to rebels who had overthrown...
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Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson - 2003 - 608 strani
...Henry, 29, rose in Virginia's House of Burgesses to decry taxation without representation. "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third ..." He was interrupted by shouts of "Treason!" before he could finish, but it was clear that some...
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas

Richard B. Bernstein - 2004 - 251 strani
...hated stamps. In a fiery speech to the Virginia House of Burgesses, Patrick Henry declared, "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the first, his Cromwell, and George the third may profit by their example " The young Jefferson, standing in the foyer and listening, was dazzled...
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Land of the Free and Home of the Brave

Eliot Clarke - 2004 - 272 strani
...approved the tax. Patrick Henry added vehemence by exclaiming in the Virginia House of Burgesses: "Ceasar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell and George the Third" (cries of "Treason!" echo through the house), but Henry continued, "may profit by their example. If...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VII: Era of Revolution

Oliver J. Thatcher - 2004 - 456 strani
...resolutions against the stamp act and made the speech, now lost, which contained the famous passage, "Caesar had his Brutus; Charles the First his Cromwell ; and George the Third" [a pause, while the house and speaker cried "Treason I Treason !"] "may profit by their example. If...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2005 - 826 strani
...1765, on the Stamp Act) : It was in the midst of this magnificent debate, while he [Patrick Henry] was descanting on the tyranny of the obnoxious Act,...in a voice of thunder, and with the look of a god, "Caesar had his Brutus — Charles the first, his Cromwell — and George the third — ('Treason,'...
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The Faiths of Our Fathers: What America's Founders Really Believed

Alf J. Mapp - 2005 - 183 strani
...Henry shouted that the Stamp Act was tyrannical and then, with mounting emphasis, cried out: "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the First his Cromwell, and George the Third — " "Treason!" shouted the Speaker of the House. "And George the Third," finished Henry, "may he never have either."...
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The First Emancipator: The Forgotten Story of Robert Carter, the Founding ...

Andrew Levy - 2005 - 336 strani
...House of Burgesses for rebellion against the conglomeration of taxes known as the Stamp Act — "Caesar had his Brutus, Charles the first, his Cromwell, and George the third," he was reputed to have said, before cries of "Treason!" compelled him to calmer attitudes — three...
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