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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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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. "L e/ shuuld be subjected, but that even in the mass and body, as well as in the individuals, the inclinations...
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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes. Authors, 544 ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1880 - 764 pages
...to be open, — but not indifferently to every man. BURKE: Reflections on the Rtvolution in France. l eternity. Such considerations, which every one should...cherish in his thoughts, will banish from us all '.hat BURKE : Reflections on the Revolution in France. The moment you abate anything from the full rights...
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1881
...thing they want every thing. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human want* \ Men have a right that these wants should be provided...sufficient restraint upon their passions. Society re- \ quires not only that the passions of individuals should be subjected, but that even in the mass...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 2

1883
...remark, that ' government is a contrivance of human wisdom, to provide for human wants,' and that ' men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom.' It is dawning upon us that in other matters than police regulations, the State is, as Mr. Arnold puts...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 2

1883
...remark, that ' government is a contrivance of human wisdom, to provide for human wants,' and that ' men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom.' It is dawning upon us that in other matters than police regulations, the State is, as Mr. Arnold puts...
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Political Essays

Charles Bradlaugh - England - 1887
...gouverner la *ocie~te. — GUIZOT. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human waits. Men have a right that these wants should be provided for by this wisdom.— BUCKLE. ANY one reading the parliamentary debates of 1793 to 1798, and again those immediately preceding...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations, English - 1889 - 701 pages
...York Tribune, Sept. 14, 1874. 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. 2133 Burke : Reflections on the Revolution in France. The moment you abate anything from the full rights...
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Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including ..., Volume 15

American Bar Association - Bar associations - 1892
...well-being. Burke, perhaps the profoundest political thinker of any age, speaking en this subject, says : " Society requires not only that the passions of individuals...in the individuals, the inclinations of men should be thwarted, their will controlled, and their passions brought into subjection. This can only be done...
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A French Eton: Or Middle-class Education and the State to which is Added ...

Matthew Arnold - Education - 1892 - 416 pages
...says Burke (to go back to Burke again), " 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." We are a free people, we have made our own Government. Our own wisdom has planned our contrivance for...
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The Laws and Jurisprudence of England and America: Being a Series of ...

John Forrest Dillon - Inns of Court - 1894 - 431 pages
...Burke, perhaps the deepest and wisest political thinker of any age, speaking on this subject, says : " Society requires not only that the passions of " individuals...the individuals, " the inclinations of men should be thwarted, their " will controlled, and their passions brought into " subjection. This can only be...
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