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" Where popular discontents have been very prevalent; it may well be affirmed and supported, that there has been generally something found amiss in the constitution, or in the conduct of Government. The people have no interest in disorder. When they do... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 281
1827
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Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Stephen H. Browne - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 143 pages
...[of political rectitude] is at least upon a par in favor of the people." Ultimately, Burke concludes, "The people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong it is their error and not their crime. But with the governing part of the state it is far otherwise. They may certainly...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Philosophy - 1997 - 702 pages
...there has been generally something found amiss in the constitution, or in the conduct of government. The people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong, it is their error, and not their crime. But with the governing part of the state, it is far otherwise. They certainly...
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The Governance of England, Otherwise Called, The Difference Between an ...

Sir John Fortescue, Charles Plummer - Law - 1999 - 387 pages
...1433 al. (Rot. Pari. iv. 33-5, 367, 419, &c.). Burke (Present Discontents) quotes the following from Sully: 'Pour la populace, ce n'est jamais par envie d'attaquer qu'elle se soulevé, mais par impatience de souffrir/ Conversely: 'felicite or peas in every Reame is evermore...
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Democracy, Fascism and the New World Order

Ivo Mosley - Political Science - 2003 - 93 pages
...these circumstances they have proved to be not malicious. This fits with Edmund Burke's observation: the people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong, it is their error and not their crime. But with the governing part of the state, it is far otherwise. They may certainly...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 pages
...there has been generally something found amiss in the constitution, or in the conduct of government. The people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong, it is their error, and not their crime. But with the governing part of the state, it is far otherwise. They certainly...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 572 pages
...there has been generally something found amiss in the constitution, or in the conduct of government. The people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong, it is their error, and not their crime. Bnt with the governing part of the state, it is far otherwise. They certainly...
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Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1913 - 164 pages
...there has been generally something found amiss in the constitution, or in the conduct of government. The people have no interest in disorder. When they do wrong, it is their errour, and not their crime. But with the governing part of the state, it is far otherwise. They certainly...
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