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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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Family Fictions: Narrative and Domestic Relations in Britain, 1688-1798

Christopher Flint - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 408 pages
...correlation between political and domestic order is so fundamental that it saturates the everyday world: "In this choice of inheritance we have given to our...binding up the constitution of our country with our domestic ties; adopting our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections; keeping inseparable...
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Ruskin's Culture Wars: Fors Clavigera and the Crisis of Victorian Liberalism

Judith Stoddart, M. Judith Stoddart (Associate of English - History - 1998 - 193 pages
...an act of superstition, as the French philosophes had argued, but a "choice of inheritance," giving "to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood; adopting our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections; keeping inseparable and cherishing...
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British Fiction and the Production of Social Order, 1740-1830

Miranda J. Burgess - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 307 pages
...argues, and the English state, from that time, has continually sprung anew from "family affections": we have given to our frame of polity the image of...family affections, keeping inseparable and cherishing within the warmth of all their combined and mutually reflected charities our state, our hearths, our...
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The Cambridge Companion to Coleridge

Lucy Newlyn, Professor of English Lucy Newlyn - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 268 pages
...individual psychology. Edmund Burke defined the English constitution as resting on domestic affections: We have given to our frame of polity the image of...charities, our state, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.'0 To a contemporary reader, the parallel between the constitution of the state and the constitution...
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Gibbon and the 'Watchmen of the Holy City': The Historian and His Reputation ...

David Womersley, Thomas Warton Professor of English David Womersley - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 452 pages
...platoon we belong to in society, is the first principle (the germ as it werel of public affections we have given to our frame of polity the image of...cherishing with the warmth of all their combined and nmtually reflected charities, our state, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.1ta It would have...
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The Cambridge Companion to Mary Wollstonecraft

Claudia L. Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 284 pages
...Greenfield and Carol Barash (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1999), 160-72. 20. Compare Burke - "In this choice of inheritance we have given to our...fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections" - in Reflections on the Revolution in France, ed. JGA Pocock (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1987), 30. 21....
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Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen - Fiction - 2001 - 493 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...binding up the constitution of our country with our i Lands held in mortmain are, like those bound by entail, not available to the possessor to dispose...
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Romantic Austen: Sexual Politics and the Literary Canon

Clara Tuite - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 242 pages
...Chames-Jean-Franc.ois de Pont, the figure of the portrait is used to elaborate the principle of English inheritance: In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood . . . Through the same plan of a conformity to nature in our artificial institutions ... we have derived...
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The Health of Nations: Society and Law Beyond the State

Philip Allott - Law - 2002 - 436 pages
...what we retain, we are never obsolete ... In this choice of inheritance [as our philosophical analogy] 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; adopting our fundamental...
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Shakespeare Survey, Issue 51

Stanley Wells - Drama - 2003 - 424 pages
...political system 'is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world' and that 'we have given to our frame of polity the image of...constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties'.19 Stability within the family, the result of proper daughterly conduct, thus represents a larger...
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