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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 - 317 pages
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Problems in American Society: Some Social Studies

Joseph Henry Crooker - Social problems - 1889 - 293 pages
...anywhere else, in his speech on "Conciliation with America," of which the following is a specimen : "The question with me is, not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do." Burke used his voice for fourteen years against Warren Hastings in one prolonged and eloquent plea...
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Speeches on the American War: And Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1891 - 242 pages
...intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not 5 whether you have a right to render your people miserable...the worse for being a generous one? Is no concession 10 proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant ? Or does it lessen...
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Proceedings of the ... Convocation, Volume 29

University of the State of New York - Education - 1893
...deference. " The question with me," he said to English legislators in regard to us, "is not whether yon have a right to render your people miserable, but...whether it is not your interest to make them happy." By this philosophy the question for us is not whether it is within abstract right and legality to leave...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1894 - 378 pages
...whole have sunk." 30 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...happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but / 35 what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ou<jlit to do. Is a politic act the worse for being...
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Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1894 - 100 pages
...whole have sunk." 30 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...happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but 35 what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I our/lit to do. Is a politic act the worse for being...
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Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1894 - 100 pages
...whole have sunk." 30 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 mis• erable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells...
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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...do. Is a politic act the worse for being a generous oneV Is no concession proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant?...
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Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775

Edmund Burke - 1895
...intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not 5 whether you have a right to render your people miserable...the worse for being a generous one? Is no concession 10 proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant? Or does it lessen...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775

Edmund Burke - 1900
...intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not 5 whether you have a right to render your people miserable...the worse for being a generous one? Is no concession 10 proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant? Or does it lessen...
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Proceedings, Volume 49

Literary and Philosophical Society of Liverpool - 1895
...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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