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" ... if the Constitution be destined ever to perish by the sacrilegious hands of the demagogue or the usurper, which God avert, its expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor. "
A General History of the Burr Family in America: With a Genealogical Record ... - Page 96
by Charles Burr Todd - 1878 - 436 pages
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The Life and Times of Aaron Burr ...

James Parton - Illinois - 1892
...; and if the Constitution be destined ever to perish by the sacrilegious hands of the demagogue cr the usurper, which God avert, its expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor. * " tie tnen adverted to those affecting sentiments which attended a final separation — a dissolution,...
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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six ...

Edward Payson Powell - Great Britain - 1897 - 461 pages
...the storms of political frenzy and the silent arts of corruption; and if the Constitution be destined to perish by the sacrilegious hands of the demagogue...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor." He then adverted to those affecting sentiments which attended a final separation—a dissolution, perhaps...
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The True Aaron Burr: A Biographical Sketch

Charles Burr Todd - 1902 - 77 pages
...citadel of law, of order, and of liberty; and it is here—it is here, in this exalted refuge—here, if anywhere, will resistance be made to the storms...you, however, with the reflection, that though we are separated, we shall be engaged in the common cause of disseminating principles of freedom and social...
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Aaron Burr: His Personal and Political Relations with Thomas Jefferson and ...

Isaac Jenkinson - Treason - 1902 - 381 pages
...honor and character — the preservation of law, of liberty, and the constitution. This house, said he, is a sanctuary, a citadel of law, of order and of...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor. "He then adverted to those affecting sentiments which attend a final separation — dissolution, perhaps...
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The Life and Times of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Edward Watson - Presidents - 1903 - 534 pages
...to the storms of political frenzy and the silent arts of corruption. If the Constitution be destined to perish by the sacrilegious hands of the demagogue...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor." Whatever else it may be, this is not the language nor the conception of a mere shallow trifler. Just...
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The Life and Times of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Edward Watson - Presidents - 1903 - 534 pages
...the silent arts of corruption. If the Constitution be destined to perish by the sacrilegious bands of the demagogue or the usurper, which God avert,...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor." Whatever else it may be, this is not the language nor the conception of a mere shallow trifler. Just...
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The Tragedy of the Deserted Isle: A Chronicle of the Burr and Blennerhassett ...

Warren Wood - Blennerhassett Island (W. Va.) - 1909 - 393 pages
..."This house," said he, "is a sanctuary; a citadel of law, of order, and of liberty; and it is here — here in this exalted refuge — here, if anywhere,...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor." Amid the blaze of this grand finale, this "wellgraced actor" quit the stage of political life forever....
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Losing America: Confronting a Reckless and Arrogant Presidency

Robert C. Byrd - History - 2004 - 269 pages
...the Senate doors of the old chamber for the last time, he uttered these prophetic words: "This House is a sanctuary; a citadel of law, of order, and of...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor." We are witnessing the demise of the United States Senate as our forefathers knew it — and as I knew...
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The Invention of the United States Senate

Daniel Wirls, Stephen Wirls - Political Science - 2004 - 274 pages
...this exalted refuge; here, if anywhere, will resistance be made to the storms of political phrensy and the silent arts of corruption; and if the Constitution...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor. FROM AARON BURR'S FAREWELL ADDRESS TO THE SENATE, MARCH 2, 1805. Happily, the US Constitution has not...
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Freedom Just Around the Corner: A New American History: 1585-1828

Walter A. McDougall - History - 2004 - 638 pages
...liberty; it is here — it is here in this exalted refuge — here, if anywhere, will be resistance made to the storms of political frenzy and the silent...expiring agonies will be witnessed on this floor. ... I, of a certainty, shall always remember, with respect and affection, the years I spent here." Senators...
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