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" I am restoring tranquillity ; and the general character and situation of a people must determine what sort of government is fitted for them. "
Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ... - Page 39
by Charles Phillips - 1819 - 435 pages
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...own day, and to govern two millions of men, impatient of servitude, on the principles of freedom. I am not determining a point of law ; I am restoring...therefore, without considering whether we yield as matter of right, or grant as matter of favour, is to admit the people of our colonies into an interest...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...discourse relating to the immediate state of our affairs, and recommending plans of practical government. The general character and situation of a people must...That point nothing else can or ought to determine. The circumstances and habits of every country, which it is always perilous and productive of the greatest...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...discourse relating to the immediate state of our affairs, and recommending plans of practical government. The general character and situation of a people must...That point nothing else can or ought to determine. * * * * The circumstances and habits of every country, which it is always perilous and productive of...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - France - 1807
...impatient of servitude, on the principles of freedom. I am not determining a point of law ; I 'afli restoring tranquillity ; and the general character...sort of government is fitted for them. That point n6thing else can or ought to determine. My idea therefore, without considering whether we yield as...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...own day, and to govern two millions of men, impatient of servitude, on the principles of freedom. I am not determining a point of law. I am restoring...therefore, without considering whether we yield as matter of right, or grant as matter of favour, is to admit the people of our colonies into an interest...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...own day, and to govern two millions of men, impatient of servitude, on the principles of freedom. I am not determining a point of law. I am restoring...therefore, without considering whether we yield as matter of right, or grant as matter of favour, is to admit the people of our colonies into an interest...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...relating to the immediate state of our affairs, and recommending plans of practical government. * * * The general character and situation of a people must...That point nothing else can or ought to determine. * * * * The circumstances and habits of every country, •which it is always perilous and productive...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of Commons ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...own day, and to govern two million of men, impatient of servitude, on the principles of freedom. I am not determining a point of law ; I am restoring...therefore, without considering whether we yield as matter of right, or grant as matter of favour, is to admit the people of ottr colonies into an interest...
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The North American Review, Volume 165

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1897
...not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. I am not determining a point of law ; I am restoring...determine what sort of government is fitted for them." . . . "Nobody shall persuade me, when a whole people are concerned, that acts of lenity are not means...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...servitude, on the principles of freedom. 1 am not determining a point of law; 1 am restoring tranquility, and the general character and situation of a people...therefore, without considering whether we yield as matter of right, or grant as matter of favor, is to admit the people of our colonies into an interest...
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