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" I thank God that I have been enabled to come here this day to perform my duty, and to speak on a subject which has so deeply impressed my mind. I am old and infirm — have one foot, more than one foot in the grave — I am risen from my bed, to stand... "
William Pitt, Earl of Chatham - Page 339
by Albert von Ruville - 1907
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1814
...and infinn — have one foot, more than one foot in the grave — 1 am risen from my bed, to staud up in the cause of my country — perhaps never again to speak in this House !' — A prophecy too fatally fulfilled ! " The purport of his speech is well known. The rererence...
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The Percy anecdotes, by Sholto and Reuben Percy. (Eloquence).

Joseph Clinton Robertson - 1822
...deeply impressed my mind. I am old and infirm; have one foot, more than one foot, in the grave. I am risen from my bed, to stand up in the cause of my...country ! perhaps never again to speak in this house !" At first he spoke in a very low and feeble tone ; but as he grew warm, his voice rose, and was as...
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 2

1824
...impressed my mind. I am old and infirm — have one foot, more than one foot in the grave — I am risen from my bed, to stand up in the cause of my...country ! — perhaps never again to speak in this house !" — a prophecy too fatally fulfilled! The purport of his speech is well known. The reverence, the...
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The History of England, During the Reign of George III, Volume 2

James Robins, Robert Scott - Great Britain - 1824
...impressed my mind. — I ana old and infirm — hav« one foot, more than one foot, in the grave — -"T am risen from my bed to stand up in the cause of my country — perhaps never again to speak in this House — to express my indignation at the pusillanimous, the disgraceful idea of yielding up the sovereignty...
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The bagman's bioscope

William Bayley (of Yorkshire.) - 1824 - 365 pages
...deeply impressed my mind. I am old and infirm ; have one foot, more than one foot, in the grave. I am risen from my bed, to stand up in the cause of my country, perhaps never again to f »2 %; 29 speak in this house !" At first he spoke in a verylow and feeble tone ; but as he grew...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select [by] Sholto and Reuben ..., Volume 2

Anecdotes - 1826
...deeply interested my mind. I am old and infirm; have one foot, more than one foot, in the grave. I am risen from my bed, to stand up in the cause of my...country! perhaps never again to speak in this house!" At first he spoke in a very low and feeble tone; but as he grew warm, his voice rose, and was as harmonious...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 29; Volume 47

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1828
...my duty, and to speak on a subject which is so deeply impressed on my mind. I am old and infirm — have one foot, more than one foot, in the grave. —...country — perhaps never again to speak in this house !" The reverence, the attention, the stillness of the house were here most affecting ; had any one...
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An Essay on Junius and His Letters: Embracing a Sketch of the Life and ...

Benjamin Waterhouse - 1831 - 449 pages
...is so deeply impressed on my mind. I am old and infirm,—have one foot,—more than one foot,—in the grave. I have risen from my bed, to stand up in the cause of my country,—perhaps never again to speak in this House! " The reverence, the attention, the stillness...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1833 - 304 pages
...deeply impressed my mind. I am old and infirm; have one foot, more than 15 one foot, in the grave. I am risen from my bed, to stand up in the cause of my...country! perhaps never again to speak in this house!" At first he spoke in a very low and feeble tone; but as he grew warm, his voice rose, and was as harmonious...
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The Gallery of Portraits:: With Memoirs ....

Biography - 1836
...impressed my mind. I am old and infirm — have one foot — more than one foot, in the grave. 1 am risen from my bed, to. stand up in the cause of my...! — perhaps never again to speak in this House.' " The reverence, the attention, the stillness of the house, was most affecting : if any one had dropped...
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