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#1. If I desired to kill the senator why did I not do it? You all admit that I had him in my power. - Author: Preston Brooks
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#2. But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers. - Author: Preston Brooks
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#3. They had no right, as it seems to me, to prosecute me in these Halls; nor have you the right in law or under the Constitution, as I respectfully submit, to take jurisdiction over offenses committed against them. - Author: Preston Brooks
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#4. Whatever insults my State insults me. - Author: Preston Brooks
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#5. I should have forfeited my own self-respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account. - Author: Preston Brooks
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#6. But if I had committed a breach of privilege, it was the privilege of the Senate, and not of this House, which was violated. I was answerable there and not here. - Author: Preston Brooks
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