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" Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it... "
A Selection of Eulogies: Pronounced in the Several States, in Honor of Those ... - Pagina 396
1826 - 426 pagina’s
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 51

1830
...Speaker an eye of the most deter' mined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis,) — may profit by their example ! If this be treason, make the ' most of it.' Virginia is understood to pride herself on her paramount right to provide the Union with orators...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 7

1820
...; but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye flashing with fire, continued, "may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." NAVAL ORATORY. Admiral Blake, when a captain was sent with a small squadron to the West Indies...
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A New American Biographical Dictionary: Or, Rememberancer of the Departed ...

1824 - 504 pagina’s
...the speaker an eye of the most determined fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis) may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." In August, 1774, the Virginia convention assembled in Williamsburg, and passed a series of...
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The Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 2

Reuben Percy - 1826
...but rising to a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye flashing with fire, continued, " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." LOGAN, THE INDIAN. Logan, the celebrated Indian chief, who had long been a zealous partizan...
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 5

1827
...and George the Third—(" Treason!" cried the Speaker. " Treason! treason!" echoed the House:)—may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." While F am presenting to you this picture of Mr. Jefferson in his youth, listening to the almost super-human...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 1

Timothy Pitkin - 1828 - 553 pagina’s
..."treason." Mr. Henry, pausing for a moment, and fixing his eye on the speaker, deliberately concluded, " may profit by their example ; if this be treason, make the most of it." Mr. Henry left the assembly the evening after the passage of the resolutions ; and the next...
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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1829 - 460 pagina’s
...cry of " treason, treason," resounding from several parts of the house, had ended — he added — " may profit by their example ; if this be treason, make the most of it." The above resolutions had no sooner passed, than they found their way into the papers of the...
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The Galaxy of Wit: Or, Laughing Philosopher ; Being a ..., Volumes 1-2

1830
...instant, but rising in a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye flashing with fire, continued, "may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." A GOOD RETORT. A lawyer said to a witness, " You have a plentiful supply of sap in your head;"...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 6

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - 1831
...and fixing on tho speaker an eye of fire, he finished his sentence with the firmest emphasis — u may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." From this period, Mr. Henry became the idol of the people of Virginia ; nor was his name confined...
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The Georgian Era: The royal family. The pretenders and their adherents ...

1832
...!" here interrupted the speaker ; but, after a moment's pause, he continued, " And George the Third may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it." * Early in this year the king was attacked by an indisposition of six weeks' duration, which...
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