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" ... enemies ; that it was indeed a very curious show ; but utterly unsafe to touch, and unsure to stand on. The colleagues whom he had assorted at the same boards, stared at each other, and were obliged to ask, " Sir, your name? Sir, you have the advantage... "
The Republican Campaign Text Book for 1882 - Page 136
by Republican Congressional Committee - 1882 - 240 pages
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Burke's Speeches and Letters on American Affairs

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1911 - 295 pages
...were obliged to ask, " Sir, your name? — Sir, you have the advantage of me — Mr. Such-a-one — I beg a thousand pardons — " I venture to say, it...how, pigging together, heads and points, in the same truckle-bed.1 Sir, in consequence of this arrangement, having put so much the larger part of his enemies...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 66

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1840
...were obliged to ask, "Sir, your name? — Sir, you have the advantage of me — Mr. Such-a-one — I beg a thousand pardons." I venture to say it did...pigging together, heads and 'points, in the same' truckle-bed.' — Sp. on Amer. Tax. We cannot omit extracting the autograph note in which the King...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke: Volume II: Party, Parliament and ...

Edmund Burke - History - 1981 - 526 pages
...the same boards, stared at each other, and were obliged to ask, "Sir, your name? — Sir, you have the advantage of me — Mr. Such a one — I beg a...how, pigging together, heads and points, in the same truckle-bed.* Sir, in consequence of this arrangement, having put so much the larger part of his enemies...
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Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Stephen H. Browne - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 143 pages
...obliged to ask — "Sir, your name?" — "Sir, you have the advantage of me." — "Mr. Such-a-one." — "I beg a thousand pardons." — I venture to say,...together, heads and points, in the same truckle bed. Here is an exquisite bit of mock-epideictic. With the very pace and structure of its clauses, the passage...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - History - 2000 - 525 pages
...same boards stared at each other, and were obliged to ask, — "Sir, your name?" — "Sir, you have the advantage of me." — "Mr. Such a one." — "I...how, pigging together, heads and points, in the same truckle-bed. But just as naturally, Burke 's characterizations may come to life in a sudden cartoon,...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...truckle under. "It did so happen that persons had a single office between them, that had never spoken to each other in their lives; until they found themselves,...how, pigging together, heads and points, in the same truckle-bed."— Edmund Burke, speech on American taxation (1774). dhreibh: drive. Gc, drift, snowdrift;...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...ask, — " Sir, your name ? "— " Sir, you have the advantage of me." — " Mr. Sueh-a-one." — " I beg a thousand pardons." — I venture to say, it...had a single office divided between them, who had William Pitty First Earl of Chatham From a painting by WiUhffi Hoarc, BA, In the National Portrait...
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English Composiion with Chaptrs on Precis Writing Prosody and Styl

...obliged to ask, " Sir, your name?" — "Sir, you have the advantage of me" — "Mr Such-a-one" — " I beg a thousand pardons" — I venture to say, it...how, pigging together, heads and points, in the same truckle-bed. BURKE, Speech on American Taxation. Other suitable prose passages will be found in The...
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Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1913 - 164 pages
...were obliged to ask, "Sir, your name?" — "Sir, you have the advantage of me" — "Mr Such-a-one" — "I beg a thousand pardons" — I venture to say, it...how, pigging together, heads and points, in the same truckle-bed." Compare note to "this desultory and disconnected part" (p. 98). PAGE 35 ferment : agitation....
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A Source Book of English History for the Use of Schools

...obliged to ask, 'Sir, your name'? — ' Sir, you have the advantage of me ' — ' Mr Such-aone ' — ' I beg a thousand pardons ' — I venture to say, it...how, pigging together, heads and points in the same truckle-bed. Sir, in consequence of this arrangement, having put so much the larger part of his enemies...
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