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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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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 pages
...that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and 15 silence over the humiliation of Great Britain ? I became unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland...be popular ? I was bound to serve both kingdoms. To be_pleased with my service was their affair, not mine. 20 I was an Irishman in the Irish business,...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 878 pages
...that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and 15 silence over the humiliation of Great Britain ? I became unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland for the other. What then ? WThat obligation lay on me to be popular ? I was bound to serve both kingdoms. To be pleased with...
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Proceedings, Volume 49

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 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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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - 1897
...that I hung down my head, and wept in shame and 15 silence over the humiliation of Great Britain ? I became unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland...was bound to serve both kingdoms. To be pleased with iny service was their affair, not mine. 20 I was an Irishman in the Irish business, just as much as...
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The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and ...

John Franklin Genung - English language - 1900 - 676 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...What then ? What obligation lay on me to be popular ? " l The unfigurative asking of questions for the purpose_c>f rousing interest, and then answering...
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Working Principles of Rhetoric ...

John Franklin Genung - English language - 1900 - 676 pages
...hung down my head, and wept in shame and silence over the humiliation of tIreat lIritain ? I l,ecame unpopular in England for the one, and in Ireland for...What then? What obligation lay on me to be popular? " ' The unfigurative asking of questions for the purpose of rousing interest, and then answering them,...
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The Working Principles of Rhetoric Examined in Their Literary Relations and ...

John Franklin Genung - English language - 1900 - 676 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...other. What then ? What obligation lay on me to be popular?"1 The unfigurative asking of questions for the purpose of rousing interest, and then answering...
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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Volume 2

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...for advocating concession and unpopular in Ireland for censuring surrender. "What then?" he asked. "What obligation lay on me to be popular? I was bound to serve both countries ; to be pleased with my services was their affair, not mine." He said that he was an Irishman...
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Choice Readings from Standard and Popular Authors: Comp. and Arranged

Readers - 1912 - 710 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 for the other. ,n ? What obligation lay on me to be popuk • ,/as bound to serve both kingdoms. To be please* with...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 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...service was their affair, not mine. I was an Irishman ia the Irish business, just as much as I was an American, when, on the same principles, I wished you...
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