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" Learning paid back what it received to nobility and to priesthood; and paid it with usury, by enlarging their ideas and by furnishing their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union and their proper place! Happy if learning,... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 31
1834
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union, and their proper place ! Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had...trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude*. If, as I suspect, modern letters owe more than they are always willing to own to ancient manners, so...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union, and their proper place ! Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had...trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude*. If, as I suspect, modern letters owe more than they are always willing to own to ancient manners, so...
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A Comparative Display of the Different Opinions of the Most ..., Volume 3

1811
...their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union, and their proper place ! Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had...trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude ! " If, as I suspect, modern letters owe more than they are always willing to own to antient manners,...
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A Comparative Display of the Different Opinions of the Most ..., Volume 3

France - 1811
...their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union, and their proper place! Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had...trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude ! " If, as I suspect, modern letters owe more than they are always willing to own to antient manners,...
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The Projector: A Periodical Paper, Originally Published in Monthly Numbers ...

1811
...marry into an illiterate family, the breed has become extinct ; and we have lived to see " learning cast into the mire, and trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude *." Whoever is inclined to give a preference to the genius of the moderns over that of the antients,...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1814 - 246 pages
...Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had been satisfied to continue the instructor, and uot aspired to be the master! Along with its natural protectors...trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude. If, as I suspect, modern letters owe more than they are always willing to own to ancient manners, so...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union, and their proper place ! Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had...mire, and trodden down under, the hoofs of a swinish jnultitudg*. If, as I suspect^ modern letters owe more than they are always willing to own to ancient...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1815
...their minds. Happy if they had all continued to know their indissoluble union, and their proper place! Happy if learning, not debauched by ambition, had...into the mire, and trodden down under the hoofs of a pwinish multitude*. * Sec the fate of Bailly and Condorcct, supposed to be here particularly alluded...
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The Projector: A Periodical Paper, Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - 1815
...marry into an illiterate family, the breed has become extinct ; and we have lived to see " learning cast into the mire, and trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude *." Whoever is inclined to give a preference to the genius of the moderns over that of the antients,...
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The Projector: A Collection of Essays, in the Manner of the ..., Volume 1

Alexander Chalmers - English essays - 1817
...marry into an illiterate family, the breed has become extinct ; and we have lived to see " learning cast into the mire, and trodden down under the hoofs of a swinish multitude *." Whoever is inclined to give a preference to the genius of the moderns over that of the antients,...
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