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" All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 72
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which we support any given part of our constitution ; d into the opposite region of polar cold, that they...frozen serpent of the south. Falkland Island, which and/I enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act, isj/ founded on compromise and barter. We balance...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which we support any given part of our Constitution, or even the whole of it together. I could easily,...proper. All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoy, ment, every virtue and every prudent act. is founded on compromise and barter. We balance inconveniences;...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...principles upon which we support any given part of our constitution ; or even tha whole of it ^ogether. 1 could easily, if I had not already tired you, give...striking and convincing instances of it. This is nothing hut what is natural and proper. All government, indeed every human henefit and enjoyment, every virtue,...
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FREE GOVERNMENT IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA:

S.M. JOHNSON. - 1864
...Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which we support any given part of our constitution ; or even the whole of it together. I could easily, if I had not altogether tired you, give you very striking and convincing instances of it. This is nothing but what...
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Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1865
...Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which we support any given part of our Constitution, or even the whole of it together. I could easily,...enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded_qn.. compromise and barter. We balance inconveniences ; we give and take ; we remit some rights,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...it has all the contortions of the sybil without the inspiration.' " HURD. — HENR Y. - PAINE. 383 All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Speech on Conciliation with America. RICHARD HURD. 1720-1808. In this awfully stupendous mauner, at...
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Portraits of British Americans, Volume 2

Fennings Taylor - Biography - 1867
...law of equivalents, as if he thought, with Burke, that " all government, indeed every human effort and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter." * THE HONORABLE F. EVANTUREL, MPP, QUEREC. No one of our acquaintance has made a more effective contribution...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...and the basis of every truth.' t ' When Croft's Life of Dr. Young was spoken of as a good imitation All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Speech on Conciliation -with A merica. RICHARD KURD. 1720-1808. TN this awfully stupendous manner,...
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Correspondence and Negotiations Connected with the Affairs of Nova Scotia ...

Canada. Department of the Secretary of State - Canada - 1869 - 71 pages
...allowance for local purposes. It is BURKE, I believe, who says very truly, that " all good governments, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment — every...prudent act— is founded on compromise and barter," and until you are able to demonstrate to our people that the surrender of so great a part of their...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...neglect. ibid. My vigour relents, — I pardon something to the spirit of liberty. ibid. Vol. ii./. 118. All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Ibid. Vol. ii. /. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election,...
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