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" We are afraid to put men to live and trade each on his own private stock of reason; because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations and of... "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 110
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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Reflections on the Revolution in France,: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 356 pages
...that this ftock in each man is fmall, and that the individuals would do better to avail themfelves of the general bank and capital of nations, and of ages. Many of our men of fpeculation, inflead of exploding general prejudices, employ their fagacity to difcover the latent...
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Works, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1792
...that this itock in each man is fmall, and that the individuals would do better to avail themfelves of the general bank and capital of nations, and of ages. Many of our men of Speculation, inflead of exploding general prejudices, employ their fagacity to difcover the latent wifdom which...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Maxims - 1798 - 499 pages
...that this ftock in each man is fmall, and that the individuals would do better to avail themfelves of the general bank and capital of nations, and of ages. Many of our men of fpeculation, inftead of exploding general prejudices, employ their fagacity to difcover the latent...
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The Anti-Gallican, Or, Standard of British Loyalty, Religion, and ..., Volume 1

Great Britain - 1803
...because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations, and of ages. — This may be called prejudice : but prejudice is of ready application in the emergency ; it previously...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...because we suspect that the stock im each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of...seek, and they seldom fail, they think it more wise tę continue the prejudice, with the reason involved, than t* cast away the coat of prejudice, and...
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An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States ...

Robert Walsh - Slavery - 1819 - 512 pages
...an analogous cast which we see prevailing in England. " Men of true speculation," says Mr. Burke, " instead of exploding general prejudices, employ their...which prevails in them. If they find what they seek, they think it more wise to continue the prejudice, with the .reason involved, than to cast away the...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 21

British prose literature - 1821
...because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of...our men of speculation, instead of exploding general prejndices, employ their sagacity to discover the latent wisdom which prevails in them. If they find...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations and of ages.— Burke. CCLXXVII. A man who publishes his works in a volume, has an infinite advantage over one who...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 2

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...because we suspect that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations and of ages.— Surke. CCLXXVII. A man who publishes his works in a volume, has an infinite advantage over one who...
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Metaphysical inquiry into method, objects, and result of ancient ..., Volume 1

Isaac Preston Cory - Philosophy - 1833 - 222 pages
...because we suspect, that this stock in each man is small, and that the individuals would do better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations and of ages."* Though the foregoing extract may be a little in the extreme, yet every practical politician must be...
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