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" First, the people of the colonies are descendants of Englishmen. England, Sir, is a nation, which still, I hope, respects, and formerly adored, her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant ; and they... "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 33
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...character was molt predominant ; and they rook this biafs and direction the moment they parted frorti your hands. They are therefore not only devoted to...but to liberty according to English ideas, and on Englilh principles. Abftra& Liberty, like other mere abftraflions, is not to be found. Liberty inheres...
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A letter to Edmund Burke ... in answer to his printed speech, said ..., Volume 1

Josiah Tucker - 1775
...emigrated from " you, when this Part of your Charafter was " moft predominant. And they took this " Biafs and Direction the Moment they parted , from your...therefore not ** only devoted to Liberty, but to Liberty ac**•. cording to Englijh Ideas, and on Englijh Erin— " ciples:—It happened, you know, Sir, that...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ...

Edmund Burke - English essays - 1798 - 499 pages
...emigrated from you, when this part of . your character was moft predominant ; and they took . this bials and direction the moment they parted from your hands....only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to Englifh ideas, and on Englifh principles. Abftract liberty, like other mere abftuctions, is not to...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 1

Robert Bisset - 1800
...formerly adored, her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you when this part of their character was predominant; and they took this bias and direction...moment they parted from your hands. They are therefore riot only devoted tq liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas and on English principles....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...formerly adored, her freedom. The colonifts emigrated from you, when this part of your character was moft predominant ; and they took this bias and direction...only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to Englifh ideas, and on Englifh principles. Abftract liberty, like other mere abftractions, is not to...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...freedom. The colonifts emigrated from you, when this part of your character was moft predorqinant ; and they took this bias and direction the moment they...only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to Englifh ideas, and on Englifh principles. Abftract liberty, like other mere :abftractions, is not to...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...is a nation, which still I hope respects, and formerly adored, her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you, when this part of your character was most...predominant ; and they took this bias and direction the momerit they parted from your hands. They are therefore not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...formerly adored, her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you, when this part of your character was roost predominant ; and they took this bias and direction the moment they parted from your hand--. They are therefore not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas,...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of Commons ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...is a nation, which still I hope respects, and formerly adored, her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you, when this part of your character was most...your hands. They are therefore not only devoted to hberty, but to liberty according to English ideas, and on English principles. Abstract liberty, like...
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The North American Review, Volume 165

North American review - 1897
...history, religion and education, from the practice of their free local assemblies, that the colonists were "not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas and on 'English principles ;" and thence by an unbroken chain of reasoning, of illustration, of multiplied precedents and accumulated...
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