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" If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, and not of inclination ; and what sort of reason is that in which the determination precedes... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 14
by Edmund Burke - 1807
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Men and Manners in America

Thomas Hamilton - 1833 - 410 pages
...sacrifice it to your opinion." Again. ment, not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that, in luhich the determination precedes the discussion; in which...three hundred miles distant from those who hear the argumeiits?" Once more. "Authoritative instructions, mandates, which the member is bound blindly and...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be • :ˇfrior. But government and legislation are matters of reason...precedes the discussion ; in which one set of men deb'bcrate, and another decide; and where those who form the conclusion are perhaps three him•ˇret!...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir

Edmund Burke - 1834
...hearers, though thev were before of a different opinion. rlrhe substance of hie argument was this: dmund ; but what Bort of reason is that, in which the determinationprecedes the discussion, in which one...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1835
...his hearers, though they were before of a different opinion. The substance of his argument was this: articularly alluded to. Compare the circumstances of the trial and execution of the fo ; but what sort of reason is that, in which the determination precedesthediscussion,m"which one set...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - 1840
...question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that,...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? ****** AUthoritative instructions, mandates, which the member is bound blindly and implicitly to...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that,...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? ***#*» Authoritative instructions, mandates, which the member is bound blindly and implicitly to...
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The English Constitution: A Popular Commentary on the Constitutional Law of ...

George Bowyer - 1841 - 712 pages
...government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be the superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason...one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and when those who form the conclusion are, perhaps, three hundred miles distant from those who hear the...
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A Comparative View of the Constitutions of Great Britain and the United ...

Peter Freeland Aiken - 1842 - 192 pages
...question, ought to be superior. /But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that,...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments? Authoritative instructions, mandates which the member is bound blindly and implicitly to obey ; these...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - 1843 - 300 pages
...innocent. If government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? 5. To deliver an opinion is the right of all men ; that of constituents, is a weighty and respectable...
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Men and Manners in America

Thomas Hamilton - 1843 - 454 pages
...question, ought to be superior. But government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, not of inclination. And what sort of reason is that,...form the conclusion are perhaps three hundred miles distantfrom those who hear the arguments?" Once more — " Authoritative instructions, mandates, which...
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