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" In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood; binding up the constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties; adopting our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections... "
The Principles of Rhetoric and Their Application - Page 269
by Adams Sherman Hill - 1881 - 306 pages
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Psychology in Twentieth-Century Thought and Society

Mitchell G. Ash - Medical - 1989 - 329 pages
...against chaos. Burke also considered that society was best ordered when it followed the familial pattern: "we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation of blood, binding up the constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties." He, too, believed...
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Politics, Language, and Time: Essays on Political Thought and History

J. G. A. Pocock - Political Science - 1971 - 290 pages
...occur in that order in the passages that have been quoted? "In this choice of inheritance," Burke says, "we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood." 10 That is, we have made the state a family; but have we not done so by constituting it a family in...
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Modern Political Theory from Hobbes to Marx: Key Debates

Jack Lively, Andrew Reeve - Political Science - 1989 - 311 pages
...occur in that order in the passages that have been quoted? 'In this choice of inheritance', Burke says, 'we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood.'10 That is, we have made the state a family; but have we not done so by constituting it a family...
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Architectural Principles in the Age of Historicism

Robert Jan van Pelt, Carroll William Westfall - Architecture - 1993 - 417 pages
...forefathers, we are guided not by the superstition of antiquarians, but by the spirit of philosophic analogy. In this choice of inheritance we have given to our...charities, our state. our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.8 For a more theoretical assessment and justification of these and similar sentiments I refer...
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Political Order and the Plural Structure of Society

James W. Skillen, Rockne M. McCarthy - Religion - 1991 - 435 pages
...had tradition established in the British Isles? As part of their inheritance the British had adopted "our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family...mutually reflected charities our state, our hearths, our sepulchers, and our altars."" Burke wants to hold onto all those institutions not simply to preserve...
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Romantic Poetry: Recent Revisionary Criticism

Karl Kroeber, Gene W. Ruoff - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 508 pages
...and our privileges in the same manner in which we enjoy and transmit our property and our lives. ... In this choice of inheritance we have given to our...their combined and mutually reflected charities, our states, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars. (Butler 40) In Coleridge's 1795 Introductory Address,...
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Heathcliff and the Great Hunger: Studies in Irish Culture

Terry Eagleton - History - 1995 - 355 pages
...Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), has in its option for the hereditary descent of titles 'given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood'.32 'Nations', he writes in Thoughts on the Present Discontents, 'are not primarily ruled by...
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Monster theory [electronic resource]: reading culture

Jeffrey Jerome Cohen - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 315 pages
...power binding up the transitory parts of the microcosmic body should be translatable without loss to "the image of a relation in blood; binding up the...fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections." Victor explains his dilemma as follows: "I created a rational creature, and was bound towards him,...
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A Textual Introduction To Social and Political Theory

Richard Bellamy, Richard Paul Bellamy, Angus Ross - Philosophy - 1996 - 344 pages
...forefathers, we are guided not by the superstition of antiquarians, but by the spirit of philosophic analogy. In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of relation in blood; binding up the constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties; adopting...
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Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought from David Hume ...

Jerry Z. Muller - Philosophy - 1997 - 450 pages
...forefathers, we are guided not by the superstition of antiquarians, but by the spirit of philosophic analogy. In this choice of inheritance we have given to our...charities, our state, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.31 28 An example of the conflation of "nature" with inherited conventions. -'' Pride in one's...
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