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" Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom, and a great empire and little minds go ill together. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 79
by Edmund Burke - 1807
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...mentioned, have no substantial existence, are in truth everything, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire...conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not feldom the trueft wifdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious of our fituation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our ftation and ourfelves,...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...contribute in momi. deration — nor ought she to be permitted to exhaust herself. Magnanimity in polities is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire...conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to till our place as becomes our station ; we ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of that trust...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798
...are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious of our fituation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our ftation and ourfelves,...
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The history of England: from the accession of King George the ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1802
...not to be permitted toexhauft herfelf. " Magnanimity in politics is " not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great " empire, and little minds, go ill together. " If we are confcious of our fituation, and " glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes " our ftation, and ourielves,...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politicks is not feldom the trueft wifdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are confcious of our fituation, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our ftation and ourfelves,...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ...

Edmund Burke - 1804
...it is sometimes the worst enemy they have. DIGNITY AND ENERGY IN POLITICS. MAGNANIMITY in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we make ourselves too little for the sphere of our duty ; if, on the contrary, we do not stretch and expand...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...it is sometimes the worst enemy they have. DIGNITY AND ENERGY IN POLITICS. MAGNANIMITY in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we make ourselves too little for the sphere of our duty ; if, on the contrary, \ve do not stretch and...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...chimerical to the profane herd of those vulgar and mechanical politicians, who have no place among us ; a sort of people who think that nothing exists but...conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our publick proceedings on America,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...gross and material ; and who therefore, far from being qualified to be directors of the great rhovement of empire, are not fit to turn a wheel In the machine....conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our publick proceedings on America,...
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