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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Leonard Heath. (continued)
    Yet spirit immortal, the tomb can not bind thee,
  But like thine own eagle that soars to the sun
Thou springest from bondage and leavest behind thee
  A name which before thee no mortal hath won.
Tho’ nations may combat, and war’s thunders rattle,
  No more on thy steed wilt thou sweep o’er the plain:
Thou sleep’st thy last sleep, thou hast fought thy last battle,
  No sound can awake thee to glory again.
          The Grave of Bonaparte.
Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield Disraeli. (1804–1881)
      I will sit down now, but the time will come when you will hear me. 1 
          Maiden Speech in the House of Commons. 1837.
      Free trade is not a principle, it is an expedient.  2 
          On Import Duties, April 25, 1843.
      The noble lord 3 is the Rupert of debate.  4 
          Speech, April, 1844.
      The Right Honorable gentleman 5 caught the Whigs bathing and walked away with their clothes.
          Speech, House of Commons, Feb. 28, 1845.
      A conservative government is an organized hypocrisy.
          Speech on agricultural Interests, March 17, 1845.
      A precedent embalms a principle.
          Speech on the Expenditures of the Country, Feb. 22, 1848.
      Justice is truth in action.
          Speech, Feb. 11, 1851.
Note 1.
See W. L. Garrison, page 633: I will be heard. [back]
Note 2.
It is a condition which confronts us, not a theory.—Grover Cleveland: Annual Message, 1887. Reference to the Tariff. [back]
Note 3.
Lord Stanley. [back]
Note 4.
See Bulwer, page 631. [back]
Note 5.
Sir Robert Peel. [back]