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" First, sir, permit me to observe, that the use of force alone is but temporary. It may subdue for a moment, but it does not remove the necessity of subduing again; and a nation is not governed which is perpetually to be conquered. "
English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray - Page 256
edited by - 1888 - 333 pages
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...for want of this knowledge, my opinion is much more in favour of prudent management, than of force ; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument,...spirited as this, in a profitable and subordinate connexion with us. First, Sir, permit me to observe, that the use of force alone is but temporary....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...for want of this knowledge, my opinion is much more in favour of prudent management, than of force ; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument,...is but temporary. It may subdue for a moment ; but it does not remove the necessity of subduing again : and a nation is not governed, which is perpetually...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...for want of this knowledge, my opinion is much more in favour of prudent management than of force ; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument,...spirited as this, in a profitable and subordinate connexion with us. • First, sir, permit me to observe, that the use of force alone is but temporary....
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...for want of this know, ledge, my opinion is much more in favour of prudent management than of force ; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument,...spirited as this, in a profitable and subordinate connexion with us. First, sir, permit me to observe, that the use of force alone is but temporary....
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...for want of this knowledge, ray opinion is much more in favour of prudent management, than offeree; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument,...First, Sir, permit me to observe, that the use of furce alone is but temporary. It mav subdue for a moment ; but it does not remove the necessity of...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...for want of this knowledge, my opinion is much more in favour of prudent management, than of force; considering force not as an odious but a feeble instrument,...is but temporary. It may subdue for a moment; but it does not remove the necessity of subduing again : and a nation is not governed, which is perpetually...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1833
...men, are the strength and resources of all inferior power. • • • I look on force, not only as nn odious, but a feeble instrument, for preserving a people so numerous, so growing, and so spirited as this, in a profitableandsubordiuatp connexion. First, the use of force...
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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - English prose literature - 1819 - 435 pages
...for want of this knowledge, my opinion is much more in favour of prudent management, than of force ; considering force not as an odious but a feeble instrument,...is but temporary. It may subdue for a moment ; but it does not remove the necessity of subduing again : and a nation is not governed, which is perpetually...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - Etats-Unis - 1822 - 495 pages
...possibly for want of this knowledge, my opinion is much more in favor of prudent management than of force; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument,...spirited as this, in a profitable and subordinate connexion with us. First, sir, permit me to observe that the use of force alone is but temporary; it...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...prudent management than of force; considering force not as an odious, but a feeble instrument, fbr preserving a people, so numerous, so active, so growing-,...spirited as this, in a profitable and subordinate connexion with us. First, sir, permit me to observe that the use of force alone is but temporary; it...
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