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" Was I an Irishman on that day, that I boldly withstood our pride ? or on the day that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and silence over the humiliation of Great Britain ? I became unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland for the other. What... "
The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 417
by Edmund Burke - 1852
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...in England for the one, and in Ireland for the other.8 What then ? What obligation lay on me to bo popular ? I was bound to serve both kingdoms. To be...mine. I was an Irishman in the Irish business, just as H« «cif-i in n much as 1 was an American, when, •The had "£!? on tlie sttme principles, I wished...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 49

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1895
...England refused, and Ireland later on exacted, he had felt equally distressed, " I became," he says, " unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland for...pleased with my service was their affair, not mine." The lapse of one hundred years has induced Parliamentary representatives to waive this superiority...
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SELECT BRITISH ELOQUENCE

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1856
...day that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and silence over the humiliation of Great Britain ? I t formed on principles the very reverse of those of the great c other.8 What then ? What obligation lay on me to be popular ? I was bound to serve both kingdoms. To...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...other. What then? What ohligation lay on me to he popular? I was hound to serve hoth kingdoms. To he husiness, just as much as I was an American, when on tho same principles, I wished you to concede to...
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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

Edmund Burke - 1862 - 456 pages
...day that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and silence over the humiliation of Great Britain ? I became unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland...Irishman in the Irish business, just as much as I was au American, when on the same principles, I wished you to concede to America, at a time when she prayed...
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The Friendship of Books, and Other Lectures

Frederick Denison Maurice - Books and reading - 1874 - 392 pages
...where to end. I will read only these sentences : " I became unpopular in England for one of these acts, in Ireland for the other. What, then ! What obligation...bound to serve both kingdoms ; to be pleased with that service was their affair, not mine." The citizens of Bristol were not pleased with this service;...
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The Dublin Review, Volume 25; Volume 77

Nicholas Patrick Wiseman - 1875
...the same moment, he exclaimed, " What then ? What obligation lay on me to be popular ? I ever tried to serve both kingdoms. To be pleased with my service was their affair, not mine." It is doubtful indeed whether he would have fared as well with the Dublin mob as he did with that of...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...day that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and silence over the humiliation of Great Britain? I ole life, however sagacious and observing he may be— it is wi other.8 What then ? What obligation lay on me to be popular ? I was bound to serve both kingdoms. To...
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...where to end. I will read only these sentences: "I became unpopular in England for one of these acts, in Ireland for the other. What, then ! What obligation...bound to serve both kingdoms ; to be pleased with that service was their affair, not mine." The citizens of Bristol were not pleased with this service...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 pages
...sentences: "I became unpopular in England for one of these acts, in Ireland for the other. What, then I that service was their aflair, not mine." The citizens of Bristol were not pleased with this service...
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