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 14by Edmund Burke - 1807Full view
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Kevin Rozzoli - 2006 - 314 pages
...only, 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...sort of reason is that, in which the determination proceeds the discussion; in which one set of men deliberate and another decide; and where those who...