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" You will observe, that from magna charta to the declaration of right, it has been the uniform policy of our constitution to claim and assert our liberties, as an entailed inheritance derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity... "
Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ... - Page 145
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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The Government of England: Its Structure and Its Development

William Edward Hearn - 1867 - 569 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers and to be transmitted to our posterity ; as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom, without any...whatever to any other more general or prior right.* As Lord Macaulay has observed, in the great debates of our history there is not a word about Timoleon...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1868
...forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity ; as an estate specially belong* 1 W. and M. ing to the people of this kingdom, without any reference...inheritable peerage ; and a House of Commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. The policy appears...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1875 - 947 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers, and to bo transmitted to our posterity, as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom, without any...prior right. By this means our Constitution preserves a unity in so great a diversity of its parts. We have an inheritable Crown, an inheritable peerage,...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity ; as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom, without any...prior right. By this means our Constitution preserves a unity in so great a diversity of its parts. We have an inheritable Crown ; an inheritable Peerage...
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1877 - 712 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity ; as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom without any...an inheritable crown; an inheritable peerage; and an house of commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line...
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The cabinet of Irish literature, with biogr. sketches and literary notices ...

Charles Anderton Read - 1879
...to be transmitted to our posterity as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom. We have an inherita'ble crown, an inheritable peerage, and a house of commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. This policy appears...
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A manual of the principles of government

Hugh Seymour Tremenheere - 1882
...entailed inheritance, derived from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity. We have thus an inheritable crown, an inheritable peerage, and a House of Commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties from a long line of ancestors. They claimed these...
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A Manual of the Principles of Government: As Set Forth by the Authorities of ...

Hugh Seymour Tremenheere - Political science - 1882 - 274 pages
...entailed inheritance, derived from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity. We have thus an inheritable crown, an inheritable peerage, and a House of Commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties from a long line of ancestors. They claimed these...
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The Theory of the State

Johann Caspar Bluntschli, David George Ritchie, Percy Ewing Matheson, Sir Richard Lodge - State, The - 1885 - 518 pages
...Revolution in France (Clarendon Press Series, p. 38) : ' You will observe, that from Magna C'barta to the Declaration of Right, it has been the uniform...whatever to any other more general or prior right. . . . \Ve have an inheritable crown; an inheritable peerage; and an house of commons and a people inheriting...
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The Theory of the State

Johann Caspar Bluntschli, David George Ritchie, Percy Ewing Matheson, Sir Richard Lodge - State, The - 1885 - 518 pages
...(Clarendon Press Series, p. 38) : ' You will observe, that from Magna Charta to the Declaration of Bight, it has been the uniform policy of our constitution...whatever to any other more general or prior right. . . . We have an inheritable crown ; an inheritable peerage ; and an house of commons and a people...
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