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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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Burke

John Morley - Great Britain - 1879 - 216 pages
...the giving away a man's money be a power excepted and reserved out of the general trust of Government The question with me is not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. I am not determining a point of law ; I am restoring tranquillity, and the general character and situation...
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Burke

John Morely Morely (Viscount) - 1879 - 214 pages
...giving away a man's money be a power excepted and reserved out of the general trust of Government. . . . The question with me is not whether you have a right to ren der your people miserable, but whether it is not your inter1 est to make them happy. It is not...
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Education, Volume 35

Education - 1915
...between the ridges ; By twenty thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. — The Brook. B. The question with me is not whether you have a right...humanity, reason and justice tell me I ought to do. — Speech on Conciliation. 0. Lorenzo — The moon shines bright. In such a night as this, When the...
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Calendar [afterw.] Catalogue

Tokyo teikoku-daigaku - 1880
...overwlielmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The (question with me is, not whether I/OK hare a right to render your people, miserable; but whether it is not your interest to make tliem happy. It is not wliat a lawyer tolls me J may do; but what humanity, reason and justice tell...
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Learned in the Law: Or, Examples and Encouragements from the Lives of ...

William Henry Davenport Adams - Great Britain - 1882 - 392 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...reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. Is a politic art the worse for being a generous one ? Is no concession proper but that which is made from your want...
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The Parr, Salmon, Whitling & Yellow-fin Controversy: with Authentic Reports ...

Henry Flowerdew - 1883 - 217 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...reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. Is a politic measure the worse for being a generous one ? Is no concession proper but that which is made from your...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

Biography - 1883
...giving away a man's money be a power excepted and reserved out of the general trust of Government. . . . The question with me is not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. I am not determining a point of law ; I am restoring tranquillity, and the general character and situation...
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The Wisdom of Burke: Extracts from His Speeches and Writings

Edmund Burke - 1886 - 261 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.— Sfeech on Condl. with America. I was true to my old, standing, invariable principle, that all things...
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volume 7

Sir Leslie Stephen - Great Britain - 1886
...hours. With the question of the right of taxation he would have nothing to do. ' It is not,' he said, ' what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.' The resolutions were negatived by 270 to 78. Burke's health seems to have suffered from his unavailing...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 177

1888
...literary Jacobin. So was Burke, — the author of those wise sentences that still ring in our ears : " The question with me is, not whether you have a right to render your people miserable, tut whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do,...
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