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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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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volumes 14-15

Law - 1863
...people themselves, as law and public opinion each in their respective spheres supply. He says : — " Society requires not only that the passions of individuals...in the individuals, the inclinations of men should be frequently thwarted, their will controlled, and their passions brought into subjection. This can...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1864
...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...requires not only that the passions of individuals should he subjected, but that even in the mass and body, as well as in the individuals, the inclinations of...
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A French Eton: Or, Middle Class Education and the State

Matthew Arnold - Education - 1864 - 122 pages
...Burke (to go back to Burke again), " is a contri" vance of human wisdom to provide for human " wants. Men have a right that these wants " should be provided for by this wisdom." We are a free people, we have made our own Government. Our own wisdom has planned our contrivance for...
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The Social Gospel

R. J. Michael - Christian socialism - 1867 - 290 pages
...OF GOVERNMENTS AND PEOPLES. 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. . . . Borne, under her emperors, united the evils inevitably attendant on the dominion of despotism...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 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. Amongst these wants is to be reckoned the want out of civil society of a sufficient restraint upon...
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Nashville Journal of Medicine and Surgery, Volume 10

1872
...respective parties. Burke says — " 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." Now the same may be said, and is said, of medical schools. Medical schools are a contrivance of human...
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The Election of Representatives, Parliamentary and Municipal: A Treatise

Thomas Hare - Elections - 1873 - 380 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...in the individuals, the inclinations of men should be frequently thwarted, their will controlled, and their passions brought into subjection. This can...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human mints. Men have a right that these wanti C R% gG k , < too passions of individuals should be subjected, but that even in the mass and body, as well as in...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 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...wisdom. Among these wants is to be reckoned the want, mil of civil society, of a sufficient restraint upon their passions. BURKE : Reflections on the Revolution...
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Great Authors of All Ages: Being Selections from the Prose Works of Eminent ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Authors - 1879 - 555 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...individuals should be subjected, but that even in the moss and body, as well as in the individuals, the inclinations of men should frequently be thwarted,...
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