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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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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1879 - 288 pages
...a word used to connect propositions or similar parts of propositions; as, "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom, and a great empire and little minds go ill together." — Burke. Here the first and connects two propositions; the second and connects two logical subjects,...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 752 pages
...March 22, 1775. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great empire and liltle minds go ill together. If we are conscious of our...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the Church, Sursutn corifa ! We ought to elevate...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson, Part 8

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...no substantial existence — are, in truth, everything, and all in all. s. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. We ought to elevate our thoughts to the greatness of that trust, to which the ordinance of Providence...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1881
...empire, even clown to the minutest member. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom, nnd a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we are conscious of our situation and glow with ze:il to fill our places at* becomes pur station and ourselves, we ouirht to auspicate all our public...
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Relfe brothers' model reading-books, in prose and verse, ed., with ..., Volume 5

Richard Fletcher Charles - 1882
...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...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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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - English language - 1883
...feeds, unites, invigorates, vivifies every part of the empire, even down to the minutest member. . . . If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with...station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the church, Surmm corda ! We ought to elevate...
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Representative British Orations: With Introductions and ..., Volume 1

Charles Kendall Adams - 1884
...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 proceeding on America with the old warning of the church, sursum corda! 81 We ought to elevate...
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The Face of War

Martha Gellhorn - Literary Collections - 1988 - 337 pages
...fear of a mouse. I prefer Edmund Burke to any panic speeches from Washington: "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together." Rule by Terror July 1983 President Reagan once described the Vietnam catastrophe as "that noble cause."...
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The Face of War

Martha Gellhorn - Literary Collections - 1988 - 337 pages
...prefer Edmund Burke to any panic speeches from Washington: "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom die truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together." Tferrop July 1983 President Reagan once described the Vietnam catastrophe as "that noble cause." Recently...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...food to the people will win. Lech Walesa (b. 1943) Polish Solidarity leader Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. Edmund Burke (1729-1797) Irish philosopher, statesman Politics is the diversion of trivial men who,...
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