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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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The Green Bag, Volume 16

Law - 1904 - 926 pages
...crown. Chatham de- ˇ livered the highest possible eulogy upon the British constitution when he said: "The poorest man may, in his cottage, bid defiance to all the force of the crown; it may be frail, its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it ; the storm may...
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The Struggles for Life and Home in the Northwest

George W. France - Freemasonry - 1890 - 630 pages
...is proudly proclaimed. " The poorest man may in his own cottage home bid defiance to all the force 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...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William S. Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1116 pages
...as for his repose." In a speech on the Excise Bili Chatham amplified Coke in this splendid fashion: "The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the wind may blow through it; the storms may...
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Handy-book of Literary Curiosities

William Shepard Walsh - Curiosa - 1892 - 1114 pages
...for his repose." In a speech on the Excise Bill Chatham amplified Coke in this splendid fashion : " The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the crown. It may be frail ; its roof may shake ; the wind may blow through it ; the storms...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern, English and Foreign ...

Rev. James Wood - Quotations - 1893 - 694 pages
...soul is infinite in wishes, M and the infinite universe was not made for one, but for all. CarlyU. g of good thoughts« and the exercise of the wind may blow through it, the storm may enter, the rain may enter, but the king of England cannot...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - Orators - 1896 - 476 pages
...character." One of the finest passages from the speeches of Lord Chatham is his allusion to the legal maxim, that every man's house is his castle : " The poorest...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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Enfranchisement and Citizenship: Addresses and Papers

Edward Lillie Pierce - Citizenship - 1896 - 420 pages
...for it is his own. One of the finest bursts of British eloquence was Lord Chatham's, when he said: " The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to...the Crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the winds of heaven may blow through every cranny; the storm may enter; the rain may enter; but the king...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1224 pages
...may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like Home. k. J. HOWARD PAYNE — Home, Sweet Home. . g. Merchant force of the Crown. It may be frail, its roof may shake ; the wind may blow through it; the storms...
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Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern: English and Foreign ...

Quotations - 1899 - 704 pages
...human soul is infinite in wishe*and the infinite universe was not made for one, but for all. Cartylc. The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the crown. It raaj be frail, the wind may blow through it, the storm may enter, the rain may enter, but the king...
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North Carolina Reports: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volume 124

North Carolina. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1899 - 968 pages
...halted by the stern mandate, "so far shall ye go and no further." England's greatest statesman once said "the poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the force of the Crown — it may be frail, .its roof may shake, the wind may blow through it, the storm...
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