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" ... all the restless and dissatisfied of any nation with which she might come in conflict. It is the contemplation of this new power in any future war which excites my most anxious apprehension. It is one thing to have a giant's strength, but it would... "
The Portfolio; Or, a Collection of State Papers, Etc: Illustrative of the ... - Page 293
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 68

Edmund Burke - History - 1827
...only in the conflict of arms, not in the more fatal conflict of business is, not to SCCK opportumti: of displaying it, but to content ourselves with letting the professors of violent and exaggerate? doctrines on both sides feel, that it is not their interest to convt r umpire into an adversary....
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The Quarterly biographical magazine

...which excites my most anxious apprehension. It is one thing to have a giant's strength, but it would be another to use it like a giant. The consciousness...stands, our business is not to seek opportunities for displaying it, but to content ourselves with letting the professors of violent and exaggerated...
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The Speech of the Right Hon. George Canning, Volume 1

George Canning - Great Britain - 1828
...giant's strength, but it would be another to use it like a The consciousness ofstiength isjjsecnrity ; but in the situation in which this country stands,...is not to seek opportunities of displaying it, but tnTTTiTiiniMMr tn malnr the professors of violent and exaggerated op on both sides feel, that it is...
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The Political Life of the Right Honourable George Canning, from ..., Volume 3

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...use it like a giant. The consciousness of such " strength is, undoubtedly, a source of con" fidence and security ; but in the situation in " which this...both " sides feel, that it is not their interest to con" vert an umpire, into an adversary. The situ" ation of England, amidst the struggle of " political...
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The Political Life of the Right Honourable George Canning: From ..., Volume 3

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...excites my most anxious " apprehension. It is one thing to have a " giant's strength, but it would be another to " use it like a giant. The consciousness of such " strength is, undoubtedly, a source of con" fidence and security ; but in the situation in " which this Country stands, our business is not...
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The political life of ... George Canning, from ... 1822 to ... 1827, Volume 3

Augustus Granville Stapleton - 1831
...excites my most anxious " apprehension. It is one thing to have a " giant's strength, but it would be another to " use it like a giant. The consciousness of such " strength is, undoubtedly, a source of con" fidence and security; but in the situation in " which this Country stands, our business is not...
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The Portfolio, Volume 1

David Urquhart - Great Britain - 1836
...which excites my most anxious apprehension. It is one thing to have a giant's strength, but it would be another to use it like a giant. The consciousness...of confidence and security ; but in the situation iir which .this country stands, our business is not to seek opportunities, of displaying it, but to...
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Life and times of sir Robert Peel, by W.C. Taylor (C. Mackay).

William Cooke Taylor - 1846
...most anxious apprehension. It is one thing to have a giant's strength, but it would be another to we it like a giant. The consciousness of such strength...confidence and security ; but in the situation in which the country stands, our business is not to seek opportunities for displaying it, but to content ourselves...
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The Revelation of ... Jesus Christ, historically and critically ..., Volume 2

Philip Gell - 1854
...keepeth his garments !")...." But our business is, not to seek opportunities of displaying our strength, but to content ourselves with letting the professors...exaggerated doctrines on both sides feel that it is not theninterest to convert an empire into an adversary. Let us fly to the aid of Portugal, by whomsoever...
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History of Europe: From the Fall of Napoleon, in 1815, to the ..., Volume 4

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1855
...future war that fills me with apprehension. It is one thing to have a giant's strength, but it would be another to use it like a giant. " The consciousness of such strength is undoubtedly a concluded, source of confidence and security, but in the situation in which the country now stands,...
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