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" ... directors of the great movement of empire, are not fit to turn a wheel in the machine. But to men truly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles... "
Edmund Burke's Speech in the House of Commons, March 22, 1775 on Moving His ... - Page 84
by Edmund Burke - 1897 - 97 pages
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Edmund Burke and the Discourse of Virtue

Stephen H. Browne - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 143 pages
...truths of history. But "to men truly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned...existence, are in truth everything and all in all." The movement of Burke's oration has been conducted along several levels of progression. Clearly the...
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Pre-Revolutionary Writings

Edmund Burke - History - 1993 - 328 pages
...wheel in the machine. But to men truly initiated and righdy taught, these ruling and master principles, which, in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned, have no substantial existence, are in truth every thing, and all in all. 126 Magnanimity in politicks is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great...
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The Long Fuse: How England Lost the American Colonies, 1760-1785

Don Cook - History - 1996 - 416 pages
...assert that the dispute is not upon what it is avowed to be." Then he added lines that ring in history: "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest...a great Empire and little minds go ill together." Franklin's voyage home was a long one. He used the early part of the trip to write a lengthy journal...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Philosophy - 1997 - 702 pages
...in the machine. But to men truly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned...minds go ill together. If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...immaturity. VERA BRITTAIN, (1896-1970) British author, pacifist. The Rebel Passion, ch. 1 (1964). 5 Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom;...and a great empire and little minds go ill together. EDMUND BURKE, (1729-1797) Irish philosopher, statesman. Speech on Conciliation with America: The Thirteen...
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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...in the machine. But to men truly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned...minds go ill together. If we are conscious of our situation, and glow with zeal to fill our places as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...in the machine. But to men truly initiated and rightly taught, these ruling and master principles, which, in the opinion of such men as I have mentioned,...in truth everything and all in all. Magnanimity in polities is not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together. If we...
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The Hutchinson Illustrated Encyclopedia of British History

Simon Hall - History - 1999 - 384 pages
...they sustained heavy losses and the battle was a moral victory for the American rebels. lmage Select Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom;...and a great empire and little minds go ill together. EDMUND BURKE speech on conciliation with America. 1775 Burgh is also an Anglo-Saxon term for a fortified...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution

Alan Axelrod - History - 1999 - 396 pages
...the direct authority to do so. The bill failed to pass. Voices of Liberty "Magnanimity in politics it not seldom the truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together." —Edmund Burke, speech to the House of Commons, urging reconciliation with the colonies, March 22,...
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Origins of the Welfare State, Volume 2

Nicholas Deakin - Political Science - 2000 - 320 pages
...feeds, unites, invigorates, vivifies every part of the empire, even down to the minutest member. "... Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom...and a great empire and little minds go ill together. . . ." BURKE, 1775. 60 BUT is this society of ours purchased at the expense of a slave population scattered...
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