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" We ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of that trust to which the order of Providence has called us. By adverting to the dignity of this high calling, our ancestors have turned a savage wilderness into a glorious empire ; and have made the most... "
Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775 - Page 121
by Edmund Burke - 1898 - 159 pages
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...auspicate all our public proceedings on America with the old warning of the church, Sursum corda ! We ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of...glorious empire ; and have made the most extensive, and the only honourable conquests, not by destroying, but by promoting the wealth, the number, the...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...warning of the church, Surfum corda I We ought to elevate our minds to the greatnefs of that truft to which the order of Providence has called us. By...adverting to the dignity of this high calling, our anceftors have turned a favage wildernefs into a glorious empire ; and have made the moft extenfive,...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to till our place as becomes our station ; we ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of...glorious empire ; and have made the most extensive and the only honorable conquests ; not by destroying but by promoting the wealth, the number, and the...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798 - 499 pages
...warning of t'he church, Si{,rfum corda ! We ought to elevate our minds to the greatnefs of that truIt to which the order of Providence has called us. By...adverting to the dignity of this high calling, our anceftors have turned a favage wildernels into a glorious empire; and have made the moft extenfive,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...the church, Surf urn corda ! We ought to elevate our minds to the greatnefs of that truft to wliich the order of Providence has called us, By adverting to the dignity of this high calling, our anceftors have turned a favage wildernefs into a glorious empire ; and have made the moft extenfive,...
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The History of England: From the Accession of King George the ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1802
...becomes " our ftation, and ourielves, we ought to " elevate our minds to the greatncls of that " truft to which the order of Providence " has called us....adverting to the dignity ". of this high calling, our anceftors have1 " turned a favage wilclernefs into a glorious " empire; and have made the inoft extenfive,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...old warning of the church, Surjum cordal We ought to elevate our minds to the greatnefs of that truft to which the order of Providence has called us. By...adverting to the dignity of this high calling, our anceftors have turned a favage wildernefs into a glorious empire ; and have made the molt extenfivQ,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...auspicate all our publick proceedings on America, with the old warning of the church, Sursutn corda ! We ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of...glorious empire ; and have made the most extensive, and the only honourable conquests ; not by destroying, but by promoting, the •wealth, the number,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...auspicate all our publick proceedings on America, with the old warning of the church, Sursum cor da ! We ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of...glorious empire ; and have made the most extensive, and the only honourable conquests ; not by destroying, but by promoting, the wealth, the number, the...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...auspicate all our publick proceedings on America, with the old warning of the church, Sursum corda! We ought to elevate our minds to the greatness of...glorious empire ; and have made the most extensive, and the only honourable conquests ; not by destroying, but by promoting, the wealth, the number, the...
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