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" Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom. "
The Works of Edmund Burke - Page 81
by Edmund Burke - 1839
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On the Auxiliaries Shall and Will in the English Language, Especially with ...

W. P. F. Ljunggren - English language - 1893
...should have been so relentless towards him (Thack. Van. F. 2, 187). Right, justice, reason, accordance. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by his wisdom. (JJurkc in Herrig 261). 1 thought it was but justice to O'Brien that they should know Simple...
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The Works of James Wilson, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court ..., Volume 2

James Wilson - Constitutional law - 1895
...question, Mr. Burke, in the spirit of his late creed,1 has answered in the negative. "Society." says he, " requires not only that the passions of individuals...should be subjected, but that even in the mass and hody as well as in the individuals, the inclinations of men should frequently be thwarted, their will...
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Transactions, Volume 17

Maryland State Bar Association - 1912
...of any age, has said that 'Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Among these wants is to be reckoned the want, out...passions of individuals should be subjected ; but even in the mass and body, as well as in the individual, the inclinations of men should be frequently...
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Selections from Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1896 - 298 pages
...everything they want everything. Government is a , contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom. Among these wants 10 is to be reckoned the want, out of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions....
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the ..., Volumes 47-48

Law - 1898
...determine the question shall be as little under the influence of either as Is possible. Burke say a: " Society requires not only that the passions of individuals...in the individuals, the inclinations of men should be thwarted, their wills controlled and their passions brought into subjection. This can only be done...
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Lectures and Essays on Natural Theology and Ethics

William Wallace - Ethics - 1898 - 566 pages
...virtue of natural rights/ It ' is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants/ And if 'men have a right, that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom/ then, — as amongst these wants is ' the want, out of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon...
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Lectures and Essays on Natural Theology and Ethics

William Wallace - Ethics - 1898 - 566 pages
...right, that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom/ then, — as amongst these wants is ' the want, out of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions/ — it follows that ' the restraints on men, as well as their liberties, are to be reckoned among their...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...everything they want everrthing. GOYerumc-nt uao^ntrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom. Amoug these want* is to be reckoned the want, out of civfl society, of a bufncient restraint upon their...
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The Romantic Revolt

Charles Edwyn Vaughan - Literature, Modern - 1907 - 507 pages
...government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that their wants should be provided for by this wisdom. Among...society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. ... In this sense, the restraints on men, as well as their liberties, are to be reckoned among their...
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Periods of European Literature, Volume 10

George Saintsbury - Classicism - 1907
...government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. Men have a right that their wants should be provided for by this wisdom. Among...society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. ... In this sense, the restraints on men, as well as their liberties, are to be reckoned among their...
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