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" My hold of the Colonies is in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties, which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. "
Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ... - Page 290
by Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1875 - 947 pages
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Seven Conventions

Augustus Wood Clason - Constitutional conventions - 1888 - 174 pages
...simple and undivided unity. England is the head, but she is not the head and the members too. My hold on the colonies is in the close affection which grows...similar privileges, and equal protection. These are the ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let the colonies always keep the...
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Life of Charles James Fox

Henry Offley Wakeman - Great Britain - 1890 - 221 pages
...of right or grant as matter of favour, to admit the people of our colonies into an interest in the constitution. . . . My hold of the colonies is in...names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges and equal,protection. These are ties which, though light as air, are strong as links of iron. Let the colonies...
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Speeches on the American War: And Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol

Edmund Burke - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1891 - 242 pages
...is in her interest in the British constitution. My hold of the colonies is in the close affection 20 which grows from common names, from kindred blood,...associated with your government ; — they will cling and 25 grapple to you ; and no force under heaven will be of power to tear them from their allegiance....
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Forensic Eloquence: A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of Oratory as ...

John Goss - Oratory - 1891 - 260 pages
...whether of revenue, trade, or empire, my trust is in her interest in the British Constitution. My hold on the colonies is in the close affection which grows...as links of iron. Let the colonies always keep the ideas of their civil rights associated with your governments, they will cling and grapple to you, and...
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Burke on Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - United States - 1920 - 87 pages
...empire — my trust is in her interest in the British Constitution. My hold of the Colonies is in the 35 close affection which grows from common names, from...light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let the Colonists always keep 5 the idea of their civil rights associated with your government, — they will...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - United States - 1920 - 119 pages
...essentially. 138. For that service — for all service, whether of revenue, trade, or empire — my trust is in her interest in the British Constitution. My hold...similar privileges, and equal protection. These are tie? which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let the Colonists always keep the...
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Modern European History

Hutton Webster - Europe - 1920 - 671 pages
...Great Britain in her hour of need. The British Empire, in the words of Burke, is held together " by the close affection which grows from common names,...though light as air, are as strong as links of iron." l Studies i. "Doubtless the most significant and momentous fact of modern history is the wide diffusion...
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World History, Volume 1

Hutton Webster - World history - 1921 - 755 pages
...Britain in her hour of need. The British Empire, in the words of Edmund Burke, is held together "by the close affection which grows from common names,...though light as air, are as strong as links of iron." Studies i. Distinguish between England, Great Britain, the United Kingdom, and the British Empire....
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 233

Great Britain - 1921
...have in general,' he declared, ' no very exalted opinion of the virtue of paper ' Government. . . . My hold of the Colonies is in the close ' affection...blood, ' from similar privileges, and equal protection. There are ties ' which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron.' Burke's theory as to...
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The Art of Debate

Warren Choate Shaw - Debates and debating - 1922 - 461 pages
...summary : " For that service — for all service, whether of revenue, trade, or empire — my trust is in her interest in the British Constitution. My hold...blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection." 1 The use of the summary and the partition combined, as a transition from one main point in the Discussion...
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