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" Mountains. From thence they behold before them an immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint; they would change their manners with the... "
Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775 - Page 61
by Edmund Burke - 1898 - 159 pages
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - Political Science - 2000 - 525 pages
...an immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander, without a possibility of restraint; they would...fierce and irresistible cavalry, become masters of your governours and your counsellors, your collectors and comptrollers, and of all the slaves that adhered...
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The American Studies Anthology

Richard P. Horwitz - History - 2001 - 376 pages
...an immense plain, one vast, rich level meadow; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint; they would change their manners with their habits of life; would soon forget a government by which they were disowned; would become hordes...
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Nobody's Perfect: A New Whig Interpretation of History

Annabel M. Patterson, Professor Annabel Patterson - History - 2002 - 288 pages
...an immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander, without a possibility of restraint; they would...disowned; would become Hordes of English Tartars; . . . Such would, and in no long time, must be, the effect of attempting to forbid as a crime, and...
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Edmund Burke and Ireland: Aesthetics, Politics and the Colonial Sublime

Luke Gibbons - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 304 pages
...and driving the settlers at the frontier back into a nomadic state of nature: Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint; they would...unfortified frontiers a fierce and irresistible cavalry . . y" ('Conciliation', i. 473) This apologia for colonial expansion is not without a certain irony...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VII: Era of Revolution

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 456 pages
...immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow — a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint. They would...cavalry, become masters of your governors and your counselors, your collectors and controllers, and of all the slaves that adhered to them. Such would,...
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Law - 2005 - 844 pages
...immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow ; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint ; they would...by which they were disowned; would become Hordes of i88 TO CHANGE THE SPIRIT. English Tartars; and pouring down upon your unfortified frontiers a fierce...
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One West, Two Myths II: Essays on Comparison, Volume 2

Robert Thacker, C. L. Higham - History - 2006 - 232 pages
...an immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint; they would change their manners with their habits of life; would soon forget a government by which they were disowned; would become hordes...
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Modern Eloquence, Volume 11

Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh - After-dinner speeches - 1903
...immense plain, one vast, rich, level meadow — a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possibility of restraint. They would...cavalry, become masters of your governors and your counselors, your collectors and controllers, and of all the slaves that adhered to them. Such would,...
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the seventh - messiah

...level meadow ; a square of five hundred miles. Over this they would wander without a possi- 25 bility of restraint ; they would change their manners with...a fierce and irresistible cavalry, become masters 30 of your Governors and your Counsellors, your collectors, and comptrollers, and of all the Slaves...
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Edmund Burke Speeches on American Taxation and Conciliation with America

...would wander without a possi- 25 bility of restraint ; they would change their manners with the habit's of their life ; would soon forget a government by...a fierce and irresistible cavalry, become masters 30 of your Governors and your Counsellors, your collectors, and comptrollers, and of all the Slaves...
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