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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. "
Principles of Rhetoric and Their Application - Page 130
by Adams Sherman Hill - 1878
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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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A Practical English Grammar: For Grammar Schools, Ungraded Schools ...

Mary Frances Hyde - English language - 1896 - 275 pages
...down: ' It may be we shall todfch the Happy Isles. 5. Wealth may seek«s, 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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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...render your people miserable, but whether it is not ,j your interest to make them happy. It is not what f a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity,...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1896 - 164 pages
...If--. ' '\ . r L_ I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in si]ch respectable company. The question with me is —not whether you have a right to render your people^ miserable. buT'whethe'r it la hoi your interest to Tna>-Q— them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1896 - 164 pages
...1 °~ -*»'-/l ' 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 to render your people 15 miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1896 - 164 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 Tender your people miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what...
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Realism and Romance: And Other Essays

Henry MacArthur - English literature - 1897 - 291 pages
...certain circumstances, 'the most odious of all wrongs and the most vexatious of all injustice.' . . .('The question with me is not whether you have a...justice tell me I ought to do. Is a politic act the vtarse for being a generous one ? Is no concession proper but that which is made from your want of...
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Edmund Burke's Speech in the House of Commons, March 22, 1775 on Moving His ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1897 - 97 pages
...whole have sunk." I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in 5 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 10 act the worse for being a generous one ? Is no concession proper but that which is made from your...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1897 - 152 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...whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It 25 is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason and justice tell me I ought to...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1897 - 152 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...whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It 25 is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason and justice tell me I ought to...
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