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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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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - 1894 - 378 pages
...but his judgment ; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? " For six years the proud merchants of Bristol were content to be served by a man of this sort. But...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - 1894 - 378 pages
...sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, ami not of inclination ; and what sort of reason is that...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? " For six years the proud merchants of Bristol were content to be served by a man of this sort. But...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - 1894 - 378 pages
...but his judgment ; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and judgment, and not of inclination ; and what sftrt of reason is thnt in which the determination precedes the discussion, in which one set of men...
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The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of ..., Volume 1

Thomas Erskine May - 1895
...but his judgment ; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and...which one set of men deliberate, and another decide ? . . Parliament is not a congress of ambassadors from different and hostile interests ; . . but Parliament...
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The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of ..., Volume 1

Thomas Erskine May - 1895
...but his-judgment; and he betrays, instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and...reason is that in which the determination precedes the discussion,—in which one set of men deliberate, and another decide ? . . Parliament is not a congress...
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Selections from Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 1896 - 298 pages
...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...reason is that, in which the determination precedes 5 the discussion ; in which one set of men deliberate, and another decide ; and where those who form...
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Composition-rhetoric: Designed for Use in Secondary Schools

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1897 - 406 pages
...government were a matter of will upon any side, yours, without question, ought to be superior. 11. But government and legislation are matters of reason...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? 12. To deliver an opinion is the right of all men; that of constituents is a weighty and respectable...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 1897 - 152 pages
...his judgment; and he betrays you instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and...hundred miles distant from those wh'o hear the arguments ? " * These principles he heartily followed in practice. For example, in 1778 a bill was proposed for...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 1897 - 152 pages
...his judgment ; and he betrays you instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? " l These principles he heartily followed in practice. For example, in 1778 a bill was proposed for...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with American

Edmund Burke - 1897 - 152 pages
...his judgment ; and he betrays you instead of serving you, if he sacrifices it to your opinion. . . . Government and legislation are matters of reason and...hundred miles distant from those who hear the arguments ? " ' These principles he heartily followed in practice. For example, in 1778 a bill was proposed for...
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