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" The fact is so; and these people of the southern colonies are much more strongly, and with a higher and more stubborn spirit, attached to liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such,... "
The works of ... Edmund Burke - Page 187
by Edmund Burke - 1834
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Melville Madison Bigelow - United States - 1891
...liberty, than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors ; such in our days were the Poles ; and...masters of slaves, who are not slaves themselves. lu such a B, "f,l. the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it,...
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English Composition: Eight Lectures Given at the Lowell Institute

Barrett Wendell - 1891 - 320 pages
...for half a page more. " Permit me, sir," — instead of "fifthly," — begins the next paragraph, " to add another circumstance in our colonies, which...no mean part towards the growth and effect of this intractable spirit. I mean their education. In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so general...
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English Composition: Eight Lectures Given at the Lowell Institute

Barrett Wendell - 1891 - 320 pages
...for half a page more. " Permit me, sir," — instead of "fifthly," — begins the next paragraph, " to add another circumstance in our colonies, which...no mean part towards the growth and effect of this intractable spirit. I mean their education. In no country, perhaps, in the world is the law so general...
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The Jacksonian Epoch

Charles Henry Peck - United States - 1899 - 472 pages
...colonies, he said: " Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. ... In such a people the haughtiness of domination combines...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible." 8 See Garland's Randolph, vol. ii. p. 300 ; Life of Quincy, p. 343. tained in the Congressional debates....
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Orations: Orators of Great Britain and Ireland

Speeches, addresses, etc - 1900
...liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such, in our days, were the Poles, and...circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part toward the growth and effect of this intractable spirit—I mean their education. In no country perhaps...
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Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775

Edmund Burke - United States - 1900 - 137 pages
...liberty, than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient com* monwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such in our days were the Poles ; and such...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. [42] Permit me, Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes no mean part towards...
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Source-book of English History: Leading Documents, Together with ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Great Britain - 1900 - 609 pages
...liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such, in our days, were the Poles; and...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. (Britisk Orations, ed. cit., I, 21o. CHAPTER XXIX UNION BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN" AND IRELAND 2o6. The...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies: Delivered ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1900 - 185 pages
...liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors ; such in our days were the Poles ; and...freedom, fortifies it, and renders it invincible. [43] Permit me, Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies which contributes no mean part toward...
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Leading Documents of English History: Together with Illustrative Material ...

Guy Carleton Lee - Great Britain - 1900 - 607 pages
...liberty than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths; such were our Gothic ancestors; such, in our days, were the Poles; and...the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, and renders it iavincible. CHAPTER XXIX UNION BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 2o6. The Union Advocated CtutUreagh...
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The Library of Historic Characters and Famous Events of All ..., Volume 9

Ainsworth Rand Spofford - Biography - 1900
...liberty, than those to the northward. Such were all the ancient commonwealths ; such were our Gothic ancestors ; such in our days were the Poles ; and...combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, cmd renders it invincible. Permit me, Sir, to add another circumstance in our colonies, which contributes...
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