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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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...all sophistry. BuRKE: Speech on Conciliation with America, March 22, 1775. 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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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 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...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America, with the old warning of the church, sur sum corda I We ought to elevate...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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 corda!* We ought to elevate...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 4

George Bancroft - United States - 1876
...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 on America with the old warning of the church: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS ! We ought to...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - Orators - 1877 - 544 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...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the Church, Surmm cordal* We ought to elevate...
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...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,t* We ought to elevate...
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The Literary Reader

George Rhett Cathcart - 1877
...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 our public proceedings on America...
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1883
...without which your army would be a base rabble, and your navy nothing but rotten timber. i. , ':• All this, I know well enough, will sound wild and...minds go ill together. . If we are conscious of our station, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our situation and ourselves, we ought to...
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The Literary Reader: Typical Selections from Some of the Best British and ...

George Rhett Cathcart - American literature - 1878 - 426 pages
...mentioned, have no substantial existeuce, are in truth everything, and all in all. Magnanimity in polities 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 our public proceedings on America...
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The Monitor, Volume 2

English literature - 1879
...empire be maintained without a deep and all-pervading sentiment of loyalty. " Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom, and a great empire and little minds go ill together."* Such was the spirit of Burke. This tendency to look back to the past with affection and regret, and...
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