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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 Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Conspiracy - 1909 - 161 pages
...inheritance, derived to us from our forefathers, and 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." Even the revolution had been made " to preserve ancient indisputable laws and liberties, and that ancient...
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On Taste: On the Sublime and Beautiful; Reflections on the French Revolution ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1909 - 443 pages
...reference whatever to any other more general or prior right. By this means our constitution preserves a unity in so great a diversity of its parts. We have an inheritable crown; an 'iheritable peerage; and a House of Commons and a people "Denting privileges, franchises, and liberties,...
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1911
...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 Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 221

1915
...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...inheritable peerage, and a House of Commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties from a long line of ancestors. . . . Always acting...
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Democracy at the Crossways: A Study in Politics and History, with Special ...

Fossey John Cobb Hearnshaw - Democracy - 1918 - 511 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...inheritable peerage, and a house of commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors." — BURKE, French...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity; as an estate specially e me the liberty to an house of commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity; as an estate specially y of those overgrown military establishments, which,...your liberty, and that the ] love of the one ought erown; an inheritable peerage; and an house of commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises,...
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Main Currents of Western Thought: Readings in Western European Intellectual ...

Franklin Le Van Baumer - History - 1978 - 806 pages
...derived to us from our fore-fathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity, — as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom, without any...an unity in so great a diversity of its parts. We • Edmund Burke: Works (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1865), vol. Ill, pp. 274-6, 307-1 3, 345-7,...
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The Romantic Age in Prose: An Anthology

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 159 pages
...posterity; as an estate specially belonging to the people of this kingdom, without any reference whatsoever to any other more general or prior right. By this...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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Burke, Paine, Godwin, and the Revolution Controversy

Marilyn Butler - Fiction - 1984 - 260 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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