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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 History of Democracy: Or, Political Progress, Historically ..., Volume 1

Nahum Capen - Great Britain - 1875 - 677 pages
...principle,, but it does not explain it. It was remarked by Burke, in the British Parliament, that " All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. \Ve balance inconveniences ; we give and take ; we remit some rights that we may enjoy others ; and,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...the dissidence of dissent, and the protestantism of the Protestant religion. Ibid. Vol. ii. /. 123. 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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Annual Report of the Corporation of the Chamber of Commerce of the State of ...

New York Chamber of Commerce - Commerce - 1875
...into ashes in their grasp. The President then announced the next regular toast : " COMMEECE." — " All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is founded upon compromise and barter." — EDMUND BURKE. And called upon Mr. AA Low, who responded as follows...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which wo support any given part of our Constitution, or even the whole of it together. I could easily, if I h.id not already tired you, give you very striking and convincing instances of it. This is nothing...
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Carleton's Hand-book of Popular Quotations

G.W. Carleton & Co - Quotations, English - 1877 - 340 pages
...Wisdom. Gorgous. — GORGONS, and Hydras, and Chimeras dire. MILTON, Paradise Lost. Government — All GOVERNMENT, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter— EDMUND BURKE. Grace. — From vulgar bounds with brave disorder part, And snatch а GRACK beyond the...
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Dictiony of English literature

William Davenport Adams - 1880
...Alchemie, The. See ALCHEMIB, THE COMPOUNDS OF. " Compromise and barter." " All government," says BURKE, " indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter." "Comrades, leave me here a little, while as yet 'tis early morn." First line of LockiIty ДаЫ, by...
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Short Sayings of Great Men: With Historical and Explanatory Notes

Samuel Arthur Bent - Anecdotes - 1882 - 610 pages
...Parliament, however, in 1790. " All government," said Burke. in reference to a compromise with America, "indeed, every human benefit and enjoyment, every...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter." The religion of the colonies partook of their independent spirit. He called it "a refinement of the...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...ii. p. 123. I freely confess. Vol. ii. p. 13-2. The march of the human mind is slow. Vol. ii. p. U9. All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter. Vol. ii. p. 169. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election,...
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Pretty Miss Neville, Volume 1

Bithia Mary Croker - 1883
...was consequently no longer permitted to grace (?) the hunting-field. CHAPTER VIII. MY FATE IS FIXED. All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.—Edmund Burke. ONE bright spring morning the post-bag brought very bad news to Gallow. New...
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Representative British Orations: With Introductions and ..., Volume 1

Charles Kendall Adams - 1884
...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,...and every prudent act, is founded on compromise and barter.10 We balance inconveniences ; we give and take ; we remit some rights that we may enjoy others...
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