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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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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...Lott, ii., 594. 1 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...render your people miserable, but whether it is not yoar interest to make them hippy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason,...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...last, ii., 594. 1 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...whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It U not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ougAi to do....
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The speeches of the earl of Chatham, the Hon. R.B. Sheridan, Lord Erskine ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1853 - 170 pages
...not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me k not whether you have a right to render your people...interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tdk me, I may do; but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me, I onght to do. Is a politic act the...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1853 - 947 pages
...Loit, ii., 594. 1 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...render your people miserable, but whether it is not year interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: Vindication of Natural ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1857
...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...tell me I ought to do. Is a politic act the worse ibr being a generous one ? Is no concession proper, but that which is made from your want of right...
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The public and domestic life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 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." In many of Burke's harangues, imagination occupies a great share, passion not a small one. The speech...
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Proceedings of the Literary & Philosophical Society of Liverpool, Issue 49

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - Humanities - 1895
...and over again the necessity for making this important distinction. "The question with me," he says, "Is not whether you have a right to render your people...humanity, reason and justice tell me I ought to do. ... I do not enter into metaphysical details, I hate the very sound of them." To take a stand like...
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Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern ..., Volume 2

William Smyth - History, Modern - 1854
...as a necessary evil. I am resolved, sir, you see, to have nothing 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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The Intermediate Standard Speaker: Containing Pieces for Declamation in ...

Epes Sargent - Recitations - 1858 - 432 pages
...that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a riyht to render your people miserable, but whether it is...but what humanity, reason, and justice, tell me I outflit to do. Is a politic act the worse for being a generous one ? Is no concession proper, but that...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...whoU have •un&. I do not intend to he overwhelmed in that hog, though in such respectahle company The question with me is, not whether you have a right to render your people miserahle ; hut whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not, what a lawyer tells...
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