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" I cannot alter the nature of man. The fact is so ; and these people of the southern colonies are much more strongly, and with a higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ;... "
The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best Speeches ... - Page 299
by William Hazlitt - 1809
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1756
...colonies are much more strongly, and with a higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty, than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient...Permit me, Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part towards the growth and effect of this untractable spirit....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...are not flaves themfelves. In fuch a people the haughtinefs of domination, combines with the fpirit of freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. Permit me, Sir, to add another circumftance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part towards the growth and eflect of this...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the antient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors ; such...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. GAMING. IT is a great mistake, that the desire of securing property is universal among mankind. Gaming...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all -the antient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. GAMING. IT is a great mistake, that the desire of securing property is universal among mankind. Gaming...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the ..., Volume 2

Bryan Edwards - Bahamas - 1806
...northward. Such were all the ancient common" wealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such " in our days are the Poles; and such will be all " masters of slaves, who are not slaves them" selves.''* i Possibly too, the climate itself, by increasing sensibility, contributes to create...
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The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the ..., Volume 2

Bryan Edwards - Bahamas - 1807 - 616 pages
...Such were all the ancient common" wealths ; such were our Gothick ancestors; " such in our days arc the Poles ; and such will •" be all masters of slaves, who are not slaves " themselves (c)." POSSIBLY too, the climate itself, by increasing sensibility, contributes to create an impatience...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - France - 1807
...colonies are much more strongly, and with an higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothick ancestors ; such in our days were the Poles ; and such will be all masters of slaves, who are...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...colonies are much more strongly, and with a higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothick ancestors : such in our days were the Poles ; and such will be all masters of slaves, who are...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...colonies are much more strongly, and with a higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothick ancestors : such in our days were the Poles ; and such will be all masters of slaves, who are...
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the jesuit's letters

unknown foreigner - 1810
...liberty than those of the northern. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; and such will be the masters of slaves, who are not slaves themselves....freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." * But it relaxes the sinews of industry, corrupts the morals, and checks amelioration. Fallow lands,...
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