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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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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - English literature - 1891 - 701 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...me to be narrow and pedantic to apply the ordinary 14 This piece of fustian is taken from Afartinus Scriiltrus, Of the Art of Sinking in Poetry, where...
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Two Speeches on Conciliation with America: And Two Letters on Irish Questions

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1892 - 284 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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Third series

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen - Literature - 1892
...words : ' The thing seems a great deal too big for my ideas of jurisprudence. . . . It looks to me narrow and pedantic to apply the ordinary ideas of...drawing up an indictment against a whole people.' In the latter part of the speech he insists on the necessity of just legislation for ending discontent,...
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Letters on a Regicide Peace: Letters I. and II.

Edmund Burke - 1893 - 176 pages
...that " when a whole people are concerned, acts of lenity are not means of conciliation .... he did not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Burke's speech on " American taxation " was delivered to a House that was not worthy, on 19th April,...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 pages
...men who disturb order within the state, and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on 20 great questions, agitate the several communities which...method of drawing up an indictment against a whole 25 people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures as Sir Edward...
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Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1894 - 100 pages
...men who disturb order within the state, and the civil dissensions which may, from time to time, on 20 great questions, agitate the several communities which...method of drawing up an indictment against a whole 25 people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures as Sir Edward...
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The Indiana School Journal, Volume 39, Issue 9

Education - 1894
...Explain. 7. What was the fundamental principle of the English government (n regard to taxation? 8. "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Give the meaning. 9. What were the colonists' idea of their relation to the King? To Parliament? 10....
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 pages
...PAGE 135, 31 ff. An expansion of his own famous utterance in the Speech on Conciliation (p. 32) : " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." PAGE 136, 30. help it, not in the sense now common, of prevent it. It is worth while to notice how...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...have cared to deny that the wisdom of his age yielded to that of his confident youth when he said " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Until the end of time there can be no other last word in defence of Revolution. How much of the artist...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 pages
...PAGE 135, 31 ff. An expansion of his own famous utterance in the Speech on Conciliation (p. 32) : " 1 do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." PAGE 136, 30. help it, not in the sense now common, of prevent it. It is worth while to notice how...
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