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" We shall be forced ultimately to retract; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive acts: they must be repealed— you will repeal them; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal... "
Source-book of English History: For the Use of Schools and Readers - Page 353
by Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - 1900 - 483 pages
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1919 - 319 pages
...them; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal them ; I stake my reputation on it. I will consent to be taken for an idiot if they are...not finally repealed. Avoid, then, this humiliating, this disgraceful necessity. With the dignity becoming your exalted situation make the first advances...
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Historic English

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1921 - 281 pages
...demand it. And I tell you the acts must be repealed. We shall be forced ultimately to retract. Let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must...the end, repeal them.* I stake my reputation on it. I will consent to be taken for an idiot, if they are not finally repealed. Avoid, then, this humiliating,...
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Collections of the New York Historical Society

New-York Historical Society - New York (State) - 1814
...Let us retract while we can ; not when we must. I repeat it, my lords, we shall one day be forced to undo these violent, oppressive acts. They must be...the end repeal them. I stake my reputation on it. I will consent to be taken for an idiot if they are not repealed." When the venerable statesman thus...
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Edinburgh Review, Or, Critical Journal, Volume 67

English literature - 1838
...You must repeal these acts' (he said, alluding to the Boston Port, and Massachusetts Bay Bills) ' and you WILL repeal them. I pledge myself for it, that you ' will repeal them. I stake my reputation on it. I will consent ' to be taken for an idiot if they are not...
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A History of Wilkes-Barré, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania: From Its ..., Volume 1

Oscar Jewell Harvey - Wilkes-Barre (Pa.) - 1909
...futile. * * * I repeat it, my Lords, we shall one day be forced to undo these violent acts of oppression. They must be repealed — you will repeal them ! I pledge myself for it, that in the end you will repeal them. I stake tny reputation on it ! I will consent to be taken for an idiot...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 64

1860
...entertained of our ultimate failure was pressed home with the earnestness of supreme conviction. " I say we must necessarily undo these violent oppressive...; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeat them; I stake my reputation on it; I will consent to be taken for an idiot if they art not finally...
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The War for American Independence: From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in ...

Samuel B. Griffith - History - 2002 - 725 pages
...must be vain, must be futile." Great Britain would be forced to retract: ". . . let us retreat whilst we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent and repressive Acts; they must be repealed; I pledge myself for it, that you will in the end repeal...
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Side Lights on English History: Extracts from Letters, Papers, and Diaries ...

Ernest F. Henderson - History - 2004 - 464 pages
...mighty continental nation, must be vain, must be fatal. We shall be forced ultimately to retract; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must...— / will consent to be taken for an idiot, if they arc not finally repealed. . . . May 13, 1777. ... If an end is not put to this war, there is an end...
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The Art of Effective Public Speaking

Ernest Pertwee - Self-Help - 2006 - 280 pages
...continental nation, must be vain, must be fatal. We shall be forced ultimately to retract ; let us retract while we can, not when we must. I say we must necessarily undo these violent and oppressive Acts, they must be repealed — you will repeal them. I pledge myself for it that you...
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