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" In a just and necessary war, to maintain the rights or honour of my country I would strip the shirt from my back to support it. But in such a war as this, unjust in its principle, impracticable in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not... "
Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks - Page 385
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - Great Britain - 1792 - 458 pages
...contribute a fingle effort, nor a fingle (hilling. I do not call for vengeance on the heads of thofe who have been guilty; I only recommend to them to...their retreat; let them walk off; and let them make haile, or they may be affured that fpeedy and condign punifliment will overtake them. Ourrr.n. complaifance....
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1797 - 440 pages
...contribute a fingle effort, nor a fingle milling. I do not call for vengeance on the heads of thofe who have been guilty ; I only recommend to them to...their retreat: let them walk off ; and let them make hafte, or they may be allured that fpeedy and condign punifhment will over- take them, ' My Lords,...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810 - 532 pages
...;—but in such a war aŤ this, unjust in its principle, impracticable in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not contribute a single...a single shilling.— I do not call for vengeance crt the heads of those who have "been guilty—I only recommend to then) tq make their retieat—Let...
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The Parliamentary History of England, from the Earliest Period to the Year ...

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1814 - 736 pages
...it. But in such a war as this, unjust ia its principle, impracticable in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not contribute a single effort, nor a single shilling. 1 do not call tor vengeance on the heads of those who have been guilty ; I only recommend to them to...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 6

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 532 pages
...but in such a war as this, unjust in it's principle, impracticable in it's means, and ruinous in it's consequences, I would not contribute a single effort...speedy and condign punishment will overtake them." In the course of the debate which took place at this time, Lord Suffolk, Secretary of State for the...
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Mirabeau's letters, during his residence in England; with ..., Volume 1

Honoré Gabriel Riquetti comte de Mirabeau - 1832 - 520 pages
...its principle, impracticable in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not contribute a single shilling. I do not call for vengeance on...been guilty; I only recommend to them to make their retreat—let them walk off; and let them make haste, or they may be assured that speedy and condign...
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Correspondence of William Pitt, Volume 4

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Europe - 1840 - 644 pages
...it. But in such a war as this, unjust in its principle, impracticable in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not contribute a single...let them walk off; and let them make haste, or they maybe assured that speedy and condign punishment will overtake them. " My Lords, I have submitted to...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the Third: Being ...

George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1841 - 834 pages
...than before, and seemed to be astonished at their daring to remain in office. " I do not," said he, " call for vengeance on the heads of those who have...that speedy and condign punishment will overtake them . After dwelling again upon'our weakness, and our calamities foreign and domestic, and declaring that...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841 - 688 pages
...in such a war as this, unjust in its principle, iinu 1777. " practible in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not contribute a single...the " heads of those who have been guilty ; I only recom" mend retreat ; let them walk off, and let them make " haste, or speedy and condign punishment...
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Celebrated Speeches of Chatham, Burke, and Erskine: To which is Added, the ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1841 - 548 pages
...it. But in such a war as this, unjust in its principle, impracticable in its means, and ruinous in its consequences, I would not contribute a single effort, nor a single shilling. 1 do not call for vengeance on the heads of those who have been guilty : I only recommend to them to...
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