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Mr. Speaker, I smell a rat; I see him forming in the air and darkening the sky; but I'll nip him in the bud.
[... I] answer boldly in the affirmative with an emphatic No!
... it is impossible I could have been in two places at once, unless I were a bird.
There is no Levitical decree between nations, and on this occasion I can see neither sin nor shame in marrying our own sister.
I hope, my lord, if you ever come within a mile of my house that you will stay there all night.
[... they] would cut us to mincemeat, and throw our bleeding heads on that table to stare us in the face.
Of the Ulster Protestants:
A disorderly set of people whom no king can govern and no God can please.
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The English language is nobody's special property. It is the property of the imagination: it is the property of the language itself.
June 5, 1807
Sir Boyle Roche, 1st Baronet was an Irish politician. After a distinguished career in North America with the British Army, Roche became a member of the Irish House of Commons in 1775, generally acting in support of the viceregal government.
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