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" The question with me is not whether you have a right to render your people miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. "
The Principles of Rhetoric and Their Application - Page 130
by Adams Sherman Hill - 1881 - 306 pages
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...whole have Ľunk. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. lawyei tells me, I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice, tell me, I ought to do. Is a polilic...
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A History of the American Revolution

William Shepherd - United States - 1834 - 278 pages
...taxation, — I will not on this matter dtspute the point of right, but that of policy. ' The question is not whether you have a right to render your people...interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer may tell you, you may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice declare you ought to do.' Having thus...
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The works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1834
...ir/io/e have sunk. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, thi.'j^h щ such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right to ren'°т your people miserable; but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what...
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The Rationale of Political Representation

Samuel Bailey - Great Britain - 1835 - 436 pages
...whole have sunk. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice, tell me I ought to do." Notwithstanding this shyness of discussing a subject on the ground of abstract natural right, he acknowledges,...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...whole have sunk. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. like of which no eye had seen, no heart conceived,...war before known or heard of, were mercy to that new Again : " I do not know, that the colonies have, in any general way, or in any cool hour, gone much...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1839
...whole have sunk. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right...Is a politic act the worse for being a generous one 1 Is no concession proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant 1...
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Memoir of the Life and Character of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With ...

Sir James Prior - Great Britain - 1839 - 596 pages
...whole have sunk. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. " The question with me is, not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. la a politic act the worse for being a generous one ? Is no concession proper, but that which is made...
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Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern ..., Volume 2

William Smyth - Europe - 1840 - 494 pages
...as a necessary evil. I am resolved, sir, you see, to have notbun: to do with the right of taxation. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. But the colonies will go further, it will be said. Alas ! alas ! what will quiet these panic fears...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1852 - 947 pages
...overwhelmed in this bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether yon have a right to render your people miserable, but...do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I might to do. Is a politic act the worse for being a generous one? Is no concession proper but that...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...Par. Lost, ii, 594. I do not intend to be overwhelmed in this bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right...to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells mo 1 may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. Is a politic act the worse...
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