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" A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity, are nourished into a dangerous magnitude by the heat of intestine disturbances ; and it is no wonder that, by a sort of sinister piety, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 274
1827
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Pre-Revolutionary Writings

Edmund Burke - History - 1993 - 328 pages
...of fullness which opened our troubles in the time of Charles the First. A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity,...that, by a sort of sinister piety, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders which are the parents of all their consequence. Superficial observers consider...
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Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Stephen H. Browne - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 143 pages
...prevails by fits; the nation loses its relish for peace and prosperity. ... A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity...disturbances; and it is no wonder that, by a sort of sinister society, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders which are the parents of all their consequence."...
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Democracy and Tradition

Jeffrey Stout - Philosophy - 2004 - 348 pages
...Burke calls "sinister." Here is the passage in which he coins the phrase: A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity,...that, by a sort of sinister piety, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders which are the parents of all their consequence. Superficial observers consider...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 572 pages
...season of fulness which opened our troubles in the time of Charles the First. A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity...that, by a sort of sinister piety, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders which are the parents of all their consequence. Superficial observers consider...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 572 pages
...season of fulness which opened our troubles in the time of Charles the First. A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity...that, by a sort of sinister piety, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders which are the parents of all their consequence. Superficial observers consider...
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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, for ..., Volume 1

1846
...Forest Laws.' ' A species of men (speaking of one constant and baneful effect of grievances), to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity,...those disorders which are the parents of all their consequences '• ' We have not (he says of the English Church Establishment) relegated religion to...
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Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1913 - 164 pages
...of fullness which opened our troubles in the time of Charles the First. A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity...that, by a sort of sinister piety, they cherish, in their turn, the disorders which are the parents of all their consequence. Superficial observers consider...
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The United Service Magazine, Part 3

Military art and science - 1833
...legislature has found BRITISH ENLISTMENT FOR THE CIVIL WARS OF PORTUGAL. " A species of men to whom a state of order would become a sentence of obscurity,...of intestine disturbances, and it is no wonder that in their turn they foster the disorders which are the parents of their advancement." — BURKE. THE...
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