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" In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of tyranny and the first breath of freedom, how pregnant is the example ! The press extinguished, the people enslaved, and the prince undone. As the advocate of society, therefore of peace... "
Memoirs of the legal, literary, and political life of ... John Philpot Curran - Page 63
by William O'Regan - 1817 - 315 pages
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - 1852 - 558 pages
...arrive, he will apply the toreh. In that awful moment of a Nation's travail, of the last gasp of granny, and the first breath of freedom, how pregnant is the...you to guard the liberty of the Press, that great sentinel of the State, that grand deteetor of public imposture ! ^ Guard it, beeause, when it sinks,...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

1854
...pile, to which, when the hour of fatal maturity shall arrive, he will apply the torch. In that awful moment of a Nation's travail, of the last gasp of...you to guard the liberty of the Press, that great sentinel of the State, that grand detector of public imposture ! Guard it, because, when it sinks,...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran

John Philpot Curran - 1855 - 471 pages
...where they were drifted along, the objects of terror, and contagion, aud abomination.* In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of...you to guard the liberty of the press, that great sentinel of the state, that grand detector of public imposture ; guard it, because, when it sinks,...
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The Life of the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran: Late Master of the ...

William Henry Curran - 1855 - 535 pages
...drifted along, the objects of terror, and contagion, and abomination.* "In that awful moment of the nation's travail of the last gasp of tyranny and...you to guard the Liberty of the Press, that great sentinel of the State, that grand detector of public imposture guard it because when it sinks...
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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 520 pages
...which nothing but the depravity, or folly, or corruption of a jury, can ever destroy. " In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of...you to guard the liberty of the press, that great sentinel of the state, that great detector of public imposture; guard it, because, when it sinks, there...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Book 8

William Holmes McGuffey - 1858 - 504 pages
...pile, to which, when the hour of fatal maturity shall arrive he will apply the torch. In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of...how pregnant is the example! The press extinguished and the people enslaved ! As the advocate of society, therefore, of peace, of domestic liberty, and...
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The American Orator's Own Book

1859 - 350 pages
...where they were drifted along, the objects of terror, and contagion, and abomination. In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of...you to guard the liberty of the press, that great sentinel of the state, that grand detector of public imposture ; guard it, because when it sinks, there...
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The Speeches of the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran

John Philpot Curran - 1862 - 471 pages
...where they were drifted along, the objects of terror, and contagion, and Hbomination.* In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of...extinguished, the people enslaved, and the prince undone. Ai the advocate of society, therefore of peace of domestic liberty ant lie lasting union...
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IRISH WIT AND HUMOR

SWIFT, CURRAN, O'LEARY AND O'CONNEL - 1872
...where they were drifted along, the objects of terror and contagion and abomination. " In that awful moment of a nation's travail, of the last gasp of...you to guard the liberty of the press, that great sentinel of the State, that grand detector of public imposture: guard it, because when it sinks, there...
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Speechies of John Philpot Curran while at the Bar

James A. L. Whittier - 1872
...bench, recollected this fact, and applied it as above." Life of Curran, by his Son, vol. i.,'p. 316. the last gasp of tyranny, and the first breath of...you to guard the liberty of the press, that great sentinel of the state, that grand detector of public imposture; guard it, because, when it sinks, there...
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