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" ... no matter with what solemnities he may have been devoted upon the altar of slavery ; the first moment he touches the sacred soil of Britain, the altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells... "
Memoirs of the Legal, Literary, and Political Life of the Late the Right ... - Page 64
by William O'Regan - 1817 - 315 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.' p. 169, 170. In the same speech, there is the following striking view of the advantages of a free press,...
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Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in Ireland for High Treason, Etc ...

John Philpot Curran - 1804 - 391 pages
...redeemed, regenerated, and i isenthralkd, by the in-esistable Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION 1 [Here Mr. Curran was interrupted by a sudden burst of applause from the court and hall ; silence however was restored after some minutes, by the interposition of Lord Clonmel, who declared...
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The Stranger in Ireland: Or, A Tour in the Southern and Western Parts of ...

Sir John Carr - 1806 - 350 pages
...altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her majesty; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains that burst from around...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation I" EXQUISITE IRONICAL HUMOUR. " Gentlemen, how then does Mr. O'Brien's tale hang together? Look to...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - 1807
...altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION !* Mr. Curran then proceeded. Gentlemen, I am not such a fool, as to ascribe any effusion of this...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - 1807
...altar and the god sink together in the dust ; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...the irresistible Genius of UNIVERSAL EMANCIPATION !* Mr. Curran then proceeded. Gentlemen, I am not such a fool, as to ascribe any effusion of this...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 3

1808
...altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...sudden burst of applause from the court and hall. Silence howevtr was restored after some minutes, by the interposition of Lord Cionmell, who declared...
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An Essay on Light Reading: As it May be Supposed to Influence Moral Conduct ...

Edward Mangin - 1808 - 213 pages
...in the dust; ' his soul walks abroad in her own ma189 * jesty; his body swells beyond tlietnea' sure of his chains, that burst from * around him; and he...disenthralled, by the * irresistible genius of universal emanci* pation !' The resources of this great orator's own mind are known to be nearly inexhaustible...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 13

1809
...altar and the god sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...the irresistible genius of universal emancipation.' p. 169, 170. In a speech for Mr Hamilton Rowan, accused of the publication of a seditious libel, he...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 1

1810
...altar and the God sink together in the dust; his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...the irresistible Genius of Universal Emancipation. We think that the application of the image in the concluding sentence of the same speech has been borrowed,...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 3

Thomas Browne (LL.D.) - 1810
...and the god sink together in the dust : his soul walks abroad in her own majesty ; his body swells beyond the measure of his chains, that burst from...stands redeemed, regenerated, and disenthralled, by the irresist- " ible genius of ' universal emancipation.' [Here Mr. Curran was interrupted by a sudden...
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