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" If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, and not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that in which the determination precedes... "
Lives of illustrious ... Irishmen, ed. by J. Wills - Page 283
by Irishman - 1844
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those who form the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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Coke and Birc[h].: The Paper War, Carried on at the Nottingham Election ...

Daniel Parker Coke - Elections - 1803 - 399 pages
...only, but his judgment ; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But...one set of men deliberate and another decide ; and where those who form the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....sort of reason is that, in which the determination 150 precedes the discussion ; in which one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....sort of reason is that, in which the determination 150 precedes the discussion ; in which one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superiour. But government and legislation are matters of reason...one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those who form the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those, who from the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1811
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those who form the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 4

Europe - 1812
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....reason and judgment, and not of inclination; and, what . ment of a senator of the United States from Virginia, who doth not hold himself bound to obey sucll...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...subservient to yours. If that be all, the thing is innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior....one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those who form the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 33

England - 1833
...you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. * # * if government were a matter of will, upon any side ; yours, without question, ought to be superior....and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that, in which the determination precedes the discussion;...
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