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" The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake : the wind may blow through it; the storms may enter, the rain may enter - but the King of England cannot enter ! All his forces dare not... "
The Companion: After-dinner Table-talk - Page 30
by Robert Conger Pell - 1850 - 192 pages
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 1

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - France - 1839 - 476 pages
...with this crutch !" — is well known. Perhaps the finest of them all is his allusion to the maxim of English law, that every man's house is his castle....forces of the Crown. It may be frail — its roof * There hangs so much doubt upon the charge brought against Lord Chatham, of having himself employed...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1839 - 488 pages
...with this crutch !" — is well known. Perhaps the finest of them all is his allusion to the maxim of English law, that every man's house is his castle....all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail — its roofj i * There hangs BO much doubt upon the charge brought against Lord Chatham, of having himself...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of Henry Lord Brougham: To which is ...

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Great Britain - 1841 - 350 pages
...before me with this crutch!"—is well known. Perhaps the finest of all, is his allusion to the maxim of English law, that every man's house is his castle....defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail—its roof may shake—the wind may blow through it—the storm may enter—the rain may enter—but...
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Historical Sketches of Statesmen who Flourished in the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - France - 1853 - 502 pages
...with this crutch!" —is well known. Perhaps the finest of them all is his allusion to the maxim of English law, that every man's house is his castle....defiance to all the forces of the crown. It may be frail—its roof may shake—the wind may blow through it—the storm may enter— the rain may enter—but...
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Flowers and Flower-gardens

David Lester Richardson - Flowers - 1855 - 296 pages
...English law, that " Every man's house is his castle," — a maxim so finely amplified by Lord Chatham : " The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown, It may lie frail — its roof may shake — the wind may blow through it — the storm may enter — out the...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 1

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1856 - 552 pages
...Chatham was as true in the eleventh century as in the eighteenth : " The poorest man in his cottage may bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail ; its roof may shake ; the storm may enter it ; but the king of England cannot enter it. All his power dares not cross the threshold...
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The Dublin University Magazine, Volume 48

Ireland - 1856 - 782 pages
...fair!/ tried between the people and government. In an argument on Parliamentary Privilege, he says : — The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forcea of the crown. It may be frail, its roof may ahake, the wind mar blow through it, the storm may...
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Suggestions for the Repression of Crime: Contained in Charges Delivered to ...

Matthew Davenport Hill - Corrections - 1857 - 740 pages
...on Lord Chatham's boast that every Englishman's house is his castle. ' The poorest man,' says he, ' may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. I* may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it, the storm may enter, the rain may...
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Suggestions for the Repression of Crime: Contained in Charges Delivered to ...

Matthew Davenport Hill - Corrections - 1857 - 764 pages
...Lord Chatham's boast that every Euglut man's house is his castle. ' The poorest man/ says he, ' aa? in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may blow throng it, the storm may enter, the rain may enter,...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - Biography - 1860 - 432 pages
...undone." Perhaps the finest of the celebrated passages of his speeches t* {bis allusion to the maxim of English law, that Every Man's House is his Castle....— its roof may shake — the wind may blow through — the storm may enter — the rain may enter — but the King of England cannot enter ! — all his...
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