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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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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...opinioc of such men as I have mentioned, hare no sub • in in in 1 existence, are in truth every thing re far from thinking you capable o" heard, as well as I, t situation, and glow with zeal to fill our place as becomes our station and ourselves, we ought to auspicate...
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Proceedings at the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Lexington, April ...

Lexington (Mass.) - Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775 - 1875 - 170 pages
...illustrated her civic wisdom, and Sumter and Marion her martial prowess. " Magnanimity," says Mr. Burke, " is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great ^empire and little minds go ill. together." Fellow-citizens, I offer you to-day the fraternal, patriotic greetings of South Carolina, — of all...
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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 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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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 4

George Bancroft - United States - 1876
...the opinion of such men as I have mentioned, have no substantial existence, are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom....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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Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay: With Indexes...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1876 - 764 pages
...as the most fallacious of all sophistry. BuRKE: Speech on Conciliation with America, March 22, 1775. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom...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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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 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 have no substantial existence, are in truth every thing, and all in all. Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a great...
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The Face of War

Martha Gellhorn - Literary Collections - 1988 - 337 pages
...table and screaming with fear of a mouse. I prefer Edmund Burke to any panic speeches from Washington: "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest...a great empire and little minds go ill together." Rule by Terror July 1983 President Reagan once described the Vietnam catastrophe as "that noble cause."...
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The Face of War

Martha Gellhorn - Literary Collections - 1988 - 337 pages
...prefer Edmund Burke to any panic speeches from Washington: "Magnanimity in politics is not seldom die truest wisdom; and a great empire and little minds go ill together." Tferrop July 1983 President Reagan once described the Vietnam catastrophe as "that noble cause." Recently...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...trade unionist He who gives food to the people will win. Lech Walesa (b. 1943) Polish Solidarity leader 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 Politics is the diversion of trivial men who,...
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Tea Party to Independence: The Third Phase of the American Revolution, 1773-1776

Peter David Garner Thomas - History - 1991 - 357 pages
...acknowledged that his plan would sound 'wild and chimerical to ... vulgar and mechanical politicans. . . . Magnanimity in politics is not seldom the truest wisdom,...a great empire and little minds go ill together.' Burke's vision of an empire in which the colonies were freely associated with Britain found little...
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