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" All this, I know well enough, will sound wild and chimerical to the profane herd of those vulgar and mechanical politicians who have no place among us, a sort of people who think that nothing exists but what is gross and material, and who therefore, far... "
The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ... - Page 421
by Edmund Burke - 1798 - 499 pages
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Love and Friendship: Rethinking Politics and Affection in Modern Times

Eduardo A. Velásquez - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 637 pages
...politicians, who have no place among us; a sort of people who think that nothing exists but what is gross and material; and who therefore, far from being qualified...empire, are not fit to turn a wheel in the machine" (Burke, Sublime and Beautiful &c., 394-95). There is an apparent contradiction here with Burke's praise...
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The Antebellum Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1820 to 1860

David A. Copeland - History - 2003 - 423 pages
...are a set of men "who, (as it has been said of a class precisely similar,) so far from comprehending the great movement of empire, are not fit to turn a wheel in the machine." These men, composed as they are of broken down politicians and disappointed office-seekers, banded...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 pages
...politicians who have no place among us: a sort of people who think that nothing exists but what is gross and material — and who, therefore, far from being...not fit to turn a wheel in the machine. But to men tiuly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which in the opinion of such...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...politicians who have no place among us : a sort of people who think that nothing exists but what is gross and material, — and who, therefore, far from being...machine. But to men truly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned have no substantial...
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