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" Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. "
Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks - Page 176
edited by - 1808 - 2337 pages
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The American Orator's Own Book

Orators - 1859 - 350 pages
...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 places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America,...
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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...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 places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America...
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The Life and Times of Charles James Fox, Volume 1

Earl John Russell Russell - Europe - 1859
...minds go ill together. If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings in America with the old warning of the Church — Sursum corda! We ought to elevate...
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The prose and prose writers of Britain, from Chaucer to Ruskin

Robert Demaus - 1860
...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 places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America...
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Speeches: With Memoir and Historical Introductions

Edmund Burke - 1862 - 456 pages
...mentioned, have no substantial existence, are in truth every thing and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the church, Sursum cor da I We ought to elevate...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the Church, Sursum corda ! We ought to elevate...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...your army would be a base rabble, and your navy nothing but rotten timber. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom: and a great empire...conscious of our situation and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America,...
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Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1865
...mentioned have no substantial existence, are in truth everything, and all in all.VMagnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the Church, Sursum corda! We ought to elevate...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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 places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 50

Great Britain - 1886
...Conciliation with America, particularly the magnificent passage beginning, " Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom, and a great empire and little minds go ill together." You have echoed back the words in which, in his letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol on the hateful American...
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