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" My next objection is its uncertainty. Terror is not always the effect of force, and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resource, for, conciliation failing, force remains; but, force failing, no further hope of reconciliation... "
The works of ... Edmund Burke - Page 186
by Edmund Burke - 1834
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...eflect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not fucceed, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains; but, force...of reconciliation is left. Power and authority a,re fometimes bought by kindnefs ; but they can never be begged as alms, by an impoverifhed and defeated...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not fucceed, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force...of reconciliation' is left. Power and authority are fometimes bought by kindnefs ; but they can never be begged as alms, by an impoverifhed and defeated...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...failing, no further hope of reconciliation is left. Power and authority are fomedmes bought by kindnefs ; but they can never be begged as alms, by an impoverished...further objection to force is, that you impair the objefl by your very endeavours to preferve it. The thing you fought for is not the thing which you...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...the strength and resources of all inferior power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing power of our country loses its dignity, is dearly bought even by...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...the strength and resources of all inferior power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...sometimes bought by kindness ; but they can never be 55 begged as alms, by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...to be conquered. My next objection is its uncertainty. Terrour is not always the effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...objection to force is, that you impair the object by your very endeavours to preserve it. The thing you fought for is not the thing which you recover ; but depreciated,...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...to be conquered. My next objection is its uncertainty. Terrour is not always the effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...objection to force is, that you impair the object by your very endeavours to preserve it. The thing you fought for is not the thing which you recover ; but depreciated,...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1811
...the strength and resources of all inferior power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing power of our country loses its dignity, is dearly bought even by...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...perpetually to be conquered. My next objection is uncertainty. Terror is not always the effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...force remains; but, force failing, no further hope of recon491] 15 GEORGE Ш. ciu.it ion is left. Power and authority are sometimes bought by kindness ;...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...the strength and resources of all inferior power. * * * * Terror is not always the effect of force; and an armament is not a victory. If you do not succeed,...sometimes bought by kindness ; but they can never be 5 begged as alms, by an impoverished and defeated violence. * * * * A concession in which the governing...
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