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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... "
Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ... - Page 55
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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The Hibernian Magazine, Or, Compendium of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 5

1775
...armament is not a victory. If jmido Cot fucceed, you are without reTource; for, conciliation falling, force remains; but, forc,e failing, no further hope of reconciliation is left. Power *nd authority are fotnetirnes bought by lindnefs ; but they can never be begged alms, by an impoveriftied...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Collected in Three Volumes ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1792
...perpetually to be conquered. My next objection is its uncertainty. Terror is not always the 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 failing, no...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1801
...nation is not governed, which is perpetually to be conquered. 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 fucceed, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force failing,...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...not governed, which, is perpetually 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 fuccced, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force failing,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...is not governed, which is perpetually to be conquered. My next objection is its uncertainty. Terrour is not always the effect of force ; and an armament is not a victory. Ff you do not fuccced, you are without refource ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...are allowed in no case whatever : but, as in the exercise of all the virtues, there 5* is an oeconomy of truth. It is a sort of temperance, by which a man...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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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...and a nation is not governed, which is perpetually to be conquered. My next objection is uncertainty. Terror is not always the effect of force ; and an...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
...by the rules of prudence. Prudence is not only the first in rank of the virtues political and moral, but she is the director, the regulator, the standard...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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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of Commons ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...and a nation is not governed, which is perpetually to be conquered. My next objection is uncertainty. Terror is not always the effect of force ; and an...a victory. If you do not succeed, you are without resourse ; for, conciliation failing, force remains ; but, force failing, no further hope of reconciliation...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 33

England - 1833
...nation is not governed, which is perpetually to be conquered. My next objection is its uncertainly. Terror is not always the effect of force, and an armament...force remains ; but force failing, no further hope of conciliation is left. Power and authority are sometimes bought by kindness; but they can never be begged...
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