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" I dread war in a good cause, (and in no other may it be the lot of this country ever to engage!) from a distrust of the strength of the country to commence it, or of her resources to maintain it I dread it, indeed — but upon far other grounds: I dread... "
The Portfolio; Or, a Collection of State Papers, Etc: Illustrative of the ... - Page 291
edited by - 1836
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Corrected report of speeches ... relative to the affairs of Portugal

George Canning - 1826
...consequences to herself, from the measure into which we have been driven by the unjust attack upon Portugal. Sir, I set out with saying, that there were...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion of the negociations respecting the French war against Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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O padre amaro, ou Sovéla, politica, historica, e literaria [ed. by ..., Volume 1

Padre amaro - 1826
...commence it, or of her resources to maintain it. I dread jt, indeed, — but upon far other grpunds : I dread it from an apprehension of the tremendous...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion, of the negotiations respecting the French war against Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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Annual Register

History - 1827
...doubt : — and I confidently reckon upon their continuance. " There are reasons which entirely satisfy my judgment that nothing short of a point of national...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion of the negotiations respecting the French war against Spain, I stated that the position...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and ..., Volume 68

Edmund Burke - History - 1827
...possibility of war. Let me be understood, however, distinctly, as not meaning to say that I dread war hi a good cause (and in no other may it be the lot of...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion of the negotiations respecting the French war against Spain, I stated that the position...
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The Speech of the Right Hon. George Canning, Volume 6

George Canning - Great Britain - 1828
...consequences to herself, from the measure into which we have been driven by the unjust attack upon Portugal. Sir, I set out with saying, that there were...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion of the negociations respecting the French war against Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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The Classical Speaker

Charles Knapp Dillaway - Recitations - 1830 - 272 pages
...strength of the country to commence it, or of her resources to maintain it. 1 dread it, indeed—but upon far other grounds ; I dread it from an apprehension...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion of the' negotiation respecting the French war against Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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The political life of ... George Canning, from ... 1822 to ... 1827, Volume 3

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...Great Britain " to commence it, or of her resources to " maintain it. I dread it," he continued, " but " upon far other grounds: I dread it from an "...we might now be engaged. Some " years ago, in the discussion of the nego" tiations respecting the French war against " Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 3; Volume 8

English literature - 1831
...the inability of England to bear it. " 1 dread it, indeed," he said, " but upon far other grounds: 1 dread it from an apprehension of the tremendous consequences...which we might now be engaged. Some years ago, in the discussion of the negotiations respecting the French war against Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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The Political Life of the Right Honourable George Canning: From ..., Volume 3

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...to " maintain it. I dread it," he continued, " but " upon far other grounds : I dread it from ati " apprehension of the tremendous consequences, " which...we might now be engaged. Some " years ago, in the discussion of the nego" tiations respecting the French war against " Spain, I took the liberty of adverting...
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A Dissertation on the Prophetic Scriptures: Chiefly Those of a Chronological ...

Matthew Habershon - Bible - 1834 - 453 pages
...spirits" was by no means so apparent as at present. "I dread war," was his acute and penetrating remark, "from an apprehension of the tremendous consequences...which might arise from any hostilities in which we are now engaged." He then goes on to say, that his dread arose, not " from contending nations, but...
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