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" Besides, the people of England well know that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure principle of conservation and a sure principle of transmission, without at all excluding a principle of improvement. "
Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ... - Page 146
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1811
...inheritable crown ; an inheritable peerage ; and a house of commons and a people inheritvOL. i. i • ,-. „ ing privileges, franchises and liberties, from a long...family settlement ; grasped as in a kind of mortmain forever. By a constitutional policy, working after the pattern of nature, we receive, we hold, we transmit...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1814 - 246 pages
...confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the...proceeding on these maxims, are locked fast as in a sort of familv settlement ; grasped as in a kind of mortmain for ever. By a constitutional policy, working...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...crown ; an inheritable peerage; and a house of commons -and a people inheritVOL. i. •.-:,- \ -..- L 145 ing privileges, franchises and liberties, from...family settlement ; grasped as in a kind of mortmain forever. By a constitutional policy, working after the pattern of nature, we receive, we hold, we transmit...
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The public and private life of His late...Majesty, George the Third ...

Robert Huish - History - 1821 - 724 pages
...their ancestors will not look forward to posterity. Besides it is well known to the people of England, that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure principle...advantages are obtained, by a state proceeding on these measures, are locked fast in a sort of family settlement, grasped as in a kind of mortmain for ever....
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 21

British prose literature - 1821
...confined views. People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the...and a sure principle of transmission; without at all exclnding a principle of improvement. It leaves acquisition free ; but it secures what it acquires....
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. orn U secures what it acquires. Whatever advantages are obtained by a state proceeding on these maxims,...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...who never look backward to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, ti w. and M. that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure principle...a principle of improvement. It leaves acquisition tree ; but it secures what it acquires. Whatever advantages are obtained by a state proceeding on these...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. as delicate as it is valuable. We are members in a...monarchy ; and we must preserve religiously, the true aro locked fast as in a sort of family settlement ; grasped as in a kind of mortmain for ever. By a...
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Review of the session, speech on August 23, 1839, Volume 1

John Singleton Copley (1st baron Lyndhurst.) - 1839
...confined views. People will not look forward to Posterity, who never look backward to their Ancestors. Besides, the People of England well know, that the idea of Inheritance is a sure principle of Conservation, and a sure principle of Transmission, without at all excluding...
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James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity who never look back to their ancestors. The people of England well know that the idea of inheritance...acquisition free, but it secures what it acquires. 1 Ambition often puts men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same posture...
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