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" My next objection is its uncertainty. Terror is not always the effect of force, and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource : for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force failing, no further hope of reconciliation... "
English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray - Page 256
edited by - 1888 - 333 pages
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...armament is not a victory. If jmido Cot fucceed, you are without reTource; for, conciliation falling, force remains; but, forc,e failing, no further hope of reconciliation is left. Power *nd authority are fotnetirnes bought by lindnefs ; but they can never be begged alms, by an impoveriftied...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...eflect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not fucceed, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains; but, force...of reconciliation is left. Power and authority a,re fometimes bought by kindnefs ; but they can never be begged as alms, by an impoverifhed and defeated...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not fucceed, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force...of reconciliation' is left. Power and authority are fometimes bought by kindnefs ; but they can never be begged as alms, by an impoverifhed and defeated...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...failing, no further hope of reconciliation is left. Power and authority are fomedmes bought by kindnefs ; but they can never be begged as alms, by an impoverished...further objection to force is, that you impair the objefl by your very endeavours to preferve it. The thing you fought for is not the thing which you...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource ; for, conciliation...by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing power of our country loses its dignity, is dearly bought even by...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource ; for, conciliation...sometimes bought by kindness ; but they can never be 55 begged as alms, by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1811
...power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource ; for, conciliation...by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing power of our country loses its dignity, is dearly bought even by...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...uncertainty. Terror is not always the effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource ; for, conciliation...force remains; but, force failing, no further hope of recon491] 15 GEORGE Ш. ciu.it ion is left. Power and authority are sometimes bought by kindness ;...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource ; for, conciliation...sometimes bought by kindness ; but they can never be 5 begged as alms, by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resourse ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force...defeated violence. A further objection to force is, that yonVwpazr the object by your very endeavours to preserve it. The thing you fought for is not the thing...
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