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" Because extremes, as we all know, in every point which relates either to our duties or satisfactions in life, are destructive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too must be limited in order to be possessed. The degree of restraint it is impossible... "
The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke - Page 322
by Edmund Burke - 1852
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...its abftract perfection, but its read fault) obtains no where, nor ought to obtain any where. Beeaufe extremes, as we all know, in every point which relates either to our duties or fatiffa&ions in life, are deftnitive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too muft be limited in,...
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An Address to the Lately Formed Society of the Friends of the People

John Wilde - France - 1793 - 611 pages
...abftract perfection, " but its real fault) obtains nowhere, nor ought " to obtain any where : Becaufe extremes, as we " all know, in every point which relates either to " our duties or fatisfa&ions in life, are deftructive " both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too" muft be limited...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ...

Edmund Burke - English essays - 1798 - 499 pages
...abftract perfection, but its real fault) obtains no where, ' nor . ought to obtain any where. Becaufe extremes, as we all know, in every point which relates either to our duties or fatisfactions in life, are deitruttive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too muft be limited in...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...its abftract perfection, but its real fault) obtains no where, nor ought to obtain any where. Becaufe extremes, as we all know, in every point which relates either to our duties or fatisfactions in life, are deftructive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too muft be limited in...
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The School of Wisdom

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
...»bftract perfection, but its real fault) obtains n6 where, nor ought to obtain any where. Becaufe extremes, as we all know, in every point which relates either to our duties or fatisfactions in life, are deftruclive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too muft be limited in...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...its abftract perfection, but its real fault) obtains no where, nor ought to obtain any where. Becaufe extremes, as we all know, in every point which relates either to our duties or fatisfactions in life, are deftructive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too muft be limited in...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...a blessing and a benefit, not an abstract speculation ; and all the just reasoning that can be put upon it, is of so coarse a texture, as perfectly to...settle precisely. But it ought to be the constant aim pf every wise public council, to find out by cautious 174 experiments, and rational, cool endeavours,...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834 - 2 pages
...who are to defend it. Far from any resemblance to those propositions in geometry and metaphysicks, which admit no medium, but must be true or false in...relates either to our duties or satisfactions in life, arc destructive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too must be limited in order to be possessed....
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...life, are variously mixed and moditicd, enjoyed in very different degrees, and shaped into an Hilimfi' , l degré« of restraint it is impassible ш any case to settle precisely. But it ought to be the constant...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...f'lri/ freedom, gentlemen, is not, as many have endeavoured to persuade you, a thing that lies hid in either to our duties or satisfactions in life, are...destructive both to virtue and enjoyment. Liberty too tnusl be limited in order to be possessed. The degree of restraint it t'y impossible in any case to...
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