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" Let the colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government; they will cling and grapple to you, and no force under heaven will be of power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood that your government... "
Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775 - Page 119
by Edmund Burke - 1898 - 159 pages
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood, that your government may be one thing, and their privileges another ; that these two things may exist without any mutual relation -t the cement is gone ; the cohesion is loosened ; and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution....
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood, that your government may be one thing, and their privileges another ; that these...the cement is gone ; the cohesion is loosened ; and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. As long as you have the wisdom to keep the sovereign...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood, that your government may be one thing, and their privileges another; that these...the cement is gone ; the cohesion is loosened ; and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. As long as you have the wisdom to keep the sovereign...
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The speeches of the hon. Thomas Erskine ... when at the Bar, on ..., Volume 3

Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1810
...to tear " them from their allegiance. But let it be once " understood, that your government may be one ." thing, and their privileges another ; that...cement is gone; the cohesion is loosened; •" and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. " As long as you have the wisdom to keep the so" vereign...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 3

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1810
...to tear " them from their allegiance. But let it be once ** understood, that your government may be one " thing, and their privileges another ; that these...cement is gone ; the cohesion is loosened ; " and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. " As long as you have the wisdom to keep the so" vereign...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood, that your government may be one thing, and their privileges another ; that these...the cement is gone; the cohesion is loosened; and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. As long as you have the wisdom to keep the sovereign...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 3

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1813
...to tear " them from their allegiance. But let it be once " understood, that your government may be one " thing, and their privileges another; that these...without any mutual relation ; " the cement is gone ; the cohesipn is looseued ; " and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. " As long as you have the...
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The Speeches of the Hon. T. Erskine (now Lord Erskine): When at ..., Volume 3

Freedom of the press - 1813
...from their allegiance. But let it be once *f understood, that your government may be one " thing, 1 and their privileges another; that these two "things...without any mutual relation ; " the cement is gone; the cohesiqn is loosened ; " and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. " As long as -you have the...
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The American Orator: Comprising a Collection, Principally from American ...

Joshua P. Slack - Elocution - 1815 - 324 pages
...power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood, that your government may be one thing, and their privileges another ; that these...the cement is gone ; the cohesion is loosened ; and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. As long as you have the wisdom to keep the sovereign...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of Commons ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...power to tear them from their allegiance. But let it be once understood, that your, government may be one thing, and their privileges another; that these...the cement is gone; the cohesion is loosened ; and every thing hastens to decay and dissolution. As long as you have the wisdom to keep the sovereign...
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