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" Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom. "
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...independence of it ; and exist in much greater clearness, and in a much greater degree of abstract perfection : but their abstract perfection is their...Among these wants is to be reckoned the want, out of ciril society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society requires not only that the passions...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1815
...subject to your Lordship's early and serious consideration than in the following words of Mr. Burke, " Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants ; men have a right that those wants should be provided for by that wisdom." And that the wisdom of the British Senate' will...
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The History of the War: From the Commencement of the French ..., Volume 1

Hewson Clarke - Europe - 1816 - 478 pages
...thing, they want every. thing. Government ie a contrivance of. human wisdom, to provide for humanwants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided...this wisdom. Among these wants is to be reckoned, the wamV out of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society requires, .not onty...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a Preliminary ...

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 736 pages
...; quorumquo descriptiono omnis Reipublicra modoratio coatinctur." CICERO DE I-LG. lib. 3. cap. 2. " Government is a contrivance of human Wisdom to provide for human wants." , BURKE. BOSTON: BILLIARD, 'GRAY, AND CoMPANY. CAMBRIDGE: BRoWN, SHATTUCK, AND Co. 1833. i Entered...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...thing they want every thing. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human want*. istorian says, pronis auriina acdpitur, ba reckoned the want, out of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...total independence of it; and exist in much greater clearness, and in a much greater degree of abstract P|@ he reckoned the want, out of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society...
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The rationale of political representation, by the author of Essays on the ...

Samuel Bailey - 1835
...ingenious " simile unlike," most people, we believe, will rest in the plain conclusion of Burke, that " government is a contrivance of human wisdom, to provide for human wants *." * Reflections on the French Revolution. It would not, perhaps, have been worth while to examine...
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Seven Weeks in Belgium, Switzerland, Lombardy, Piedmont, Savoy, Volume 2

John Roby - Europe - 1838
...a celebrated writer is so apt to my subject, that I cannot resist the temptation to insert it: —" Government is a contrivance of human wisdom, to provide for human wants. Society requires, not only that the passions of individuals should be subjected, but that even in the...
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The Works of Edmund Burke in Nine Volumes

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1839
...much greater degree of abstract perfection : but their abstract perfection is their practical defeat. By having a right to every thing, they want every...to provide for human wants. Men have a right that the wants should be provided for by this wisdom. Among these wants is to be reckoned the want, out...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 2

George Croly - 1840
...liberty, he makes a surrender in trust of the whole. " Government is not made in virtue of natural rights. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Among these wants is to be reckoned the want of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society...
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