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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 Sixth Progressive Reader, Or Oratorical Class-book: With a Treatise on ...

Patrick O'Shea - 1873 - 474 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...and the first breath of freedom, how pregnant is the exampie \ The Press extinguished, the People enslaved, find the Prince undone I As the advocate of...
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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...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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Iliff's Select Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Containing ...

John W. Iliff - 1893 - 519 pages
...pile, to which, when the hour of fatil 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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Patriotic Citizenship

Thomas Jefferson Morgan - 1895 - 368 pages
...defeated by its abuse. — Thomas Erskine. As the advocate of society, of peace, of domestic liberty, I conjure you to guard the liberty of the press, that great sentinel of the state, that grand detector of public imposture. — John Philpot Curran. We find the...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - 1896 - 454 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 detecter of public imposture ; guard it, because, when it sinks,...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - 1896 - 454 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...and the prince undone. As the advocate of society, therefore—of peace—of domestic liberty—and the lasting union of the two countries—I conjure...
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History of Oratory and Orators: A Study of the Influence of Oratory Upon ...

Henry Hardwicke - 1896 - 454 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 tyranny, and the first breath of freedpm, how pregnant is the example! The press extinguished, the people enslaved, and the prince undone....
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 10

David Josiah Brewer - 1899 - 4107 pages
...inseparable ! — Closing Sentences of the Reply to Hayne. Liberty of the Press — John Phllpot Carran : As the advocate of society, therefore, of peace, of...you to guard the liberty of the Press, that great sentinel of the State, that grand detector of public imposture 1 Guard it, because, when it sinks,...
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The Handbook of Oratory: A Cyclopedia of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

William Vincent Byars - 1901 - 533 pages
...till his heart has time to fester and dissolve, and is then dug up a witness. Liberty of the Press — As the advocate of society, therefore, of peace, 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 Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 pages
...till his heart has time to fester and dissolve, and is then dug up a witness. Liberty of the Press — As the advocate of society, therefore, of peace, 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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