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" What madness is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining that by force, which you may more certainly procure by requisition ? They may be flattered into anything, but they are too much like yourselves to be driven. "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 185
1774
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 4

1774
...acknowledgments of the zeal with which they have contributed to the general neceffities of the State. What madnefs is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining that by forc2, which you may more certainly procure by requifition ? They may be flattered into any thing,...
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment, of the Independence of ...

William Gordon - 1788 - 676 pages
...acknowledgments .of the zeal with which they have contributed to the general neceffities of the ftate. What madnefs is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining...flattered into any thing, but they are too much like yourfelves to be driven. Have .fome indulgence for your own likenefs; refpecct their flurdy Englifh...
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The History, Debates, and Proceedings of Both Houses of Parliament of Great ...

Great Britain. Parliament - 1792 - 606 pages
...acknowledgments of the zeal with which they have contributed to the general neceffities of the State. What madnefs is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining...that by force which you may more certainly procure by requilition ? They may be flattered into any thing, but they are too much like yourfelx-es to be driven....
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - 1795 - 374 pages
...effect to military execution : inftead of fending them the olive branch, you have fent the naked fword. What madnefs is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining that by force, which may be with fo much more facility and certainty procured by requifition ? Retract your odious exertions...
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The History of England: From the Accession of King George the ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - 1802 - 570 pages
...difciplined troops over the provincials; but 1 beware how you fupply the want of clifcipline by defperation. They may be flattered into any thing, but they are too much like youriclves to he driven. Have fome indulgence for jour own likeaefs; reipecl that " " fturdy Englifh...
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The History of England: From the Accession of King George the ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - 1802 - 568 pages
...difciplined troops over the provincials; but " beware how you fupply the want of difci" pline by defperation. They may be flattered ." into any thing, but they are too much like -" yourfelves to be driven. Have fome indul" gaice for your qwn likenefs; refpcft that " Ftimly EnglUh...
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Universal History, Ancient and Modern: From the Earliest Records of Time, to ...

William Fordyce Mavor - 1804 - 460 pages
...execution i instead of sending thr-m the olive branch, you have sent the naked '\vord. \Vhat madness is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining that by force, which may, with c 'i much more facility and certainty, be procured ly requisition ? Retract your odious exertions...
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The History of the Discovery and Settlement, to the Present Time, of North ...

William Fordyce Mavor - 1805 - 383 pages
...military execution : instead of sending them the olive branch, you have sent the naked sword. What madness is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining that by force, which may, with so much more facility and certainty, be procured by requisition ? Retract your odious exertion's...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - 1809
...of the zeal with which they have contributed to the general necessities of the state. What madness is it that prompts you to attempt obtaining that by force which you may more certainly procure by requisition ? They may be flattered into any thing ; but they are to much like yourselves to be driven....
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The history of England, from the accession of George iii to 1783, Volume 2

John Adolphus - 1810 - 484 pages
...difciplined troops over the provincials ; but beware how you fupply the want of difcipline by defperation. They may be flattered into any thing, but they are too much like yourfelves to be driven. Have fome indulgence for your own likenefs ; refpeft that fturdy Englifh virtue...
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