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" State, and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on great questions, agitate the several communities which compose a great empire. It looks to me to be narrow and pedantic to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ... - Page 476
by Edmund Burke - 1756
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FREE GOVERNMENT IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA:

S.M. JOHNSON. - 1864
...men. who disturb order within the state, and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on great questions, agitate the several communities which...insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow creatures, as Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Ealeigh) at the...
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Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1865
...men, who disturb order within the state, and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on great questions, agitate the several communities which...know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures as Sir...
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Speech of Edward L. Pierce

Edward L. Pierce - 1868
...a wise public policy. We have not attempted to " draw up an indictment against a whole people," or to "apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest." We challenge a .comparison with the wars against rebellions ; and we claim that the suppression of...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 7

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1873
...to be employed ? I remember that Burke, in his great effort on Conciliation with America, says : " It looks to me to be narrow and pedantic to apply...know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people." l But when, on account of a provision in the Constitution obviously intended only...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 7

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1873
...to be employed ? I remember that Burke, in his great effort 011 Conciliation with America, says : " It looks to me to be narrow and pedantic to apply the ordinaiy ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest ; I do not know the method of drawing...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 7

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1874
...to be employed ? I remember that Burke, in his great effort on Conciliation with America, says : " It looks to me to be narrow and pedantic to apply...know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people." 1 But when, on account of a provision in the Constitution obviously intended only...
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Cassell's History of the United States, Volume 2

Edmund Ollier - United States - 1874
...brilliant expression which has since become one of the common-places of political discussion : — " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." He pointed out — what a mind of less penetration would have failed to discover, but which is certainly...
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The American Law Register, Volume 14

Law - 1875
...men, win disturb order within the statt-, AND THE CIVIL DISSENSIONS which MAY FROM TIME TO TIME, ON GREAT QUESTIONS, AGITATE THE SEVERAL COMMUNITIES WHICH...PUBLIC CONTEST. I DO NOT KNOW THE METHOD OF DRAWING UP r..v INDICTMENT AGAINST A WHOLE PEOPLE. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...men, who disturb order within the state, and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on take the lead in recommending peace and harmony to...the breach in the Constitution be effectually rep greut public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people....
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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 pages
...men, who disturb order within the state and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on great questions, agitate the several communities which...insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow creatures, as sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (sir Walter Raleigh) at the...
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