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" ... give it more precision, more energy, more effect by their declarations, such laws enter into the sanctuary, and participate in the sacredness of its character. But the man who quotes as precedents the abuses of tyrants and robbers pollutes the very... "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 59
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 pages
...the abuses of tyrants and robbers, pollutes the very fountain of Justice, destroys the foundations of all law, and thereby removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether governing or governed — the guard which prevents governors from becoming tyrants, and the governed...
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California, Union, and Freedom: Speech of William H. Seward on the Admission ...

William Henry Seward - California - 1850 - 14 pages
...robbers, pollutes the very fountains of justice, destroys the founrlations of all law, and therefore removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether...becoming tyrants, and the governed from becoming rebels." There was deep philosophy In the confession of an eminent Englishjudge. When he had condemned a young...
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The Works of William H. Seward, Volume 1

William Henry Seward - New York (State) - 1853
...robbers, pollutes the very fountains of justice, destroys the foundations of all law, and therefore removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether...becoming tyrants, and the governed from becoming rebels." There was deep philosophy in the confession of an eminent English judge. When he had condemned a young...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 7

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1857
...the abuses of tyrants and robbers, pollutes the very fountain of Justice, destroys the foundations of all law, and thereby removes the only safeguard against...governors from becoming tyrants, and the governed trom becoming rebels. I hope your lordships will not think that I have unnecessarily occupied your...
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The Nebraska Question: Comprising Speeches in the United States Senate by Mr ...

Compromise of 1850 - 1854 - 119 pages
...of justice, destroys the foundations of 11 law, and therefore removes the only safeguard agninst evil men, whether governors or governed ; the guard...becoming tyrants, and the governed from becoming rebels." There was deep philosophy in the confession of an eminent English judge. When he had condemned a young...
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The Nebraska Question

1854 - 120 pages
...rohhers, pollutes the very fountains of lustice, destroys the foundations of all law, and therefore removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether governors or governed ; the guard which prevents governor* from hecoming tyrants, and the governed from hecoming rehels." There was deep philosophy...
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The Nebraska Question: Comprising Speeches in the United States Senate

Compromise of 1850 - 1854 - 119 pages
...rollers, pollutes the very fountains of justice, destroys the foundations of all law, and therefore removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether governors or governed ; the guard which prevente gov^rnore from becoming iyrants, and the governed from becoming rebels." To conclude on this...
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The public and domestic life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 pages
...all law, and thereby removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether governing or governed—the guard which prevents governors from becoming tyrants, and the governed from becoming rebels." Mr. Burke continued the whole of that day to open the charges. The next day he reached to a portion...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - Great Britain - 1854 - 316 pages
...the abuses of tyrants and robbers, pollutes the very fountain of justice, destroys the foundations of all law, and thereby removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether governing or governed — the guard which prevents governors from becoming tyrants, and the governed...
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THE LIFE OF WILLIAM H. SEWARD WITH SELECTIONS FROM HIS WORKS

GEORGE E. BAKER - 1855
...rob bers, pollutes the very fountains of justice, destroys the foundations of all law, and therefore removes the only safeguard against evil men, whether...becoming tyrants, and the governed from becoming rebels." There was deep philosophy in the confession of an eminent English judge. When he had condemned a young...
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