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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 Principles of Rhetoric

Adams Sherman Hill - English language - 1895 - 431 pages
...and ten times the money."4 Burke makes frequent and effective use of antithesis. For example : — " The question with me is, not whether you have a right...may do : but what humanity, reason, and justice tell rnr,. I outfit to do. Is a politic act the worse for being a generous one? Is no concession proper,...
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College Entrance Requirements in English, 1901-1905 (for Study and Practice).

English literature - 1895
...have no force. He spoke out in plain words, and appealed to their reason and their own interest. " The question with me is not whether you have a right...whether it is not your interest to make them happy." Had his hearers been less corrupt, had they been but a- little less blinded by their personal interests...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with the Colonies (March) 22, 1775)

Edmund Burke - United States - 1895 - 115 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...miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make 5 them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell...
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Speech on Conciliation with the Colonies, (March 22, 1775).

Edmund Burke - 1895
...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...miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make 5 them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell...
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A Practical English Grammar: For Grammar Schools, Ungraded Schools ...

Mary Frances Hyde - English language - 1895 - 201 pages
...down : It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles. 5. Wealth may seek us, but wisdom must be sought. 6. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. —BURKE. 7. They had been friends in youth, But whispering tongues can poison truth. 8. Too late !...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with the Colonies (March) 22, 1775)

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1895 - 115 pages
...intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is y not whether you have a right to render your people...miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make 5 them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell...
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Mere Literature, and Other Essays

Woodrow Wilson - Authors - 1896 - 247 pages
...those principles, or deriding some of those feelings, for which our ancestors have shed their blood." " The question with me is, not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. . . . Such is steadfastly my opinion of the absolute necessity of keeping up the concord of this empire...
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Mere Literature, and Other Essays

Woodrow Wilson - Authors - 1896 - 247 pages
...those principles, or deriding some of those feelings, for which our ancestors have shed their blood." " The question with me is, not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. ... Such is steadfastly my opinion of the absolute necessity of keeping up the concord of this empire...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1896 - 164 pages
...government. . . . The question with me is not whether you have a right i Speech on American Taxation. to render your people miserable, but whether it is...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. ... I am not determining a point of law ; I ain restoring tranquillity, and the general character and...
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Conciliation with the American Colonies

Edmund Burke - United States - 1896 - 87 pages
...have no force. He spoke out in plain words, and appealed to their reason and their own interest. " The question with me is not whether you have a right...whether it is not your interest to make them happy." Had his hearers been less corrupt, had they been but a little less blinded by their personal interests...
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