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The Penguin book of historic speeches

Author: Brian MacArthur
Publisher: London ; New York : Viking, 1995.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Penguin book of historic speeches.
London ; New York : Viking, 1995
(OCoLC)604331146
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian MacArthur
ISBN: 0670848557 9780670848553
OCLC Number: 33836653
Description: xxiii, 503 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Ancient times --
Of commoners & kings --
The birth of the United States --
Clashes amongst the gladiators --
The rights of man --
Towards Civil War --
The age of improvement --
The age of Lincoln --
The cry of Ireland --
Women's liberation --
A century of war & revolution. Ancient times: Thou shalt not / Moses (c. 1250 BC) --
Athens crowns her sons / Pericles (431 BC) --
No evil can happen to a good man / Socrates (399 BC) --
I have always made common cause with the people / Demosthenes (330 BC) --
Among us you can dwell no longer / Marcus Tullius Cicero (63 BC) --
Blessed are the ppor in spirit / Jesus of Nazareth (c. 33) --
Turn thy face towards the sacred mosque / Muhammad (7th c.). Of commoners and kings: We do not wish to molest you / Ethelbert (597) --
Be ye the avengers of noble blood / William the Conqueror (1066) --
Cast of the yoke of bondage / John Ball (1381) --
I shall declare unto you my very faith / Thomas Cranmer (1556) --
I have the heart and stomach of a king (1588) ; To be a king (1601) / Queen Elizabeth I --
Kings are justly called gods (1609) / King James I --
The exchequer ... is empty ... the jewels pawned (1628) / Sir John Eliot --
You, your estates, your posterity, lie at the stake! (1641) / Thoomas Wentworth, Earl of Strafford --
He should perish by the justice of that law which he would have subverted (1641) ; The cry of all England (1642) / John Pym --
The poorest he (1647) / Thomas Rainborowe --
I go from a corruptible to an incorruptible crown (1649) / King Charles I --
In the name of God, go! (1653) ; Let God be the judge between me and you (1658). The birth of the United States: We shall be as a city upon a hill (1630) / John Winthrop --
The cause of liberty (1735) / Andrew Hamilton --
A man's house is his castle (1761) / James Otis --
I rejoice that America has resisted (1766) ; The kingdom is undone (1775) ; You cannot conquer America (1777) --
If we must fail, let us fall like men! (1778) / William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham --
The tremendous bar of God (1774) / John Hancock --
The spirit of American liberty (1775) / Edmund Burke --
Give me liberty, or give me death (1775) / Patrick Henry --
Be yourselves, O Americans (1776)/ Samuel Adams --
I agree to this Constitution with all its faults / Benjamin Franklin (1787) --
The thing is a dream (1788) / Alexander Hamilton. Clashes among the gladiators: I am conscious of no crime (1741) / Sir Robert Walpole --
Where law ends, there tyranny begins (1770) / William Pitt, Ist Earl of Chatham --
He is not a member of Bristol, but he is a member of Parliament (1774) ; He is doing indeed a great good (1783) ; I impeach Warren Hastings (1788) / Edmund Burke --
The wounds given to the Constitution ... are still bleeding (1775) / John Wilkes --
The most odious species of tyranny (1783) ; What is the difference between an absolute and a limited monarchy (1783) / Charles James Fox --
Justice ... august and pure (1788)
Other Titles: Historic speeches
Responsibility: edited by Brian MacArthur.

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