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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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A Textual Introduction To Social and Political Theory

Richard Bellamy, Richard Paul Bellamy, Angus Ross - Philosophy - 1996 - 344 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 unity in so great a diversity of its parts. We 1 94 have an inheritable crown; an inheritable peerage; and an house of This policy appears to me to...
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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - Philosophy - 1996 - 946 pages
...derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted to our posterity — as an estate specially ! a unity in so great a diversity of its parts. We have an inheritable crown, an inheritable peerage,...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Philosophy - 1997 - 702 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. This policy appears...
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Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought from David Hume ...

Jerry Z. Muller - Philosophy - 1997 - 450 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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From Biology to Sociopolitics: Conceptual Continuity in Complex Systems

Science
...this means our constitution preserves a unity in so great diversity of its parts. We have an inherited crown, an inheritable peerage, and a House of Commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties from a long line of ancestors. Again Burke rejected...
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Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought

Uday Singh Mehta - History - 1999 - 237 pages
...to Depont," 7-8. This is clearly also Burke 's interpretation of British history. He says From the Magna Charta to the Declaration of Right, it has been...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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Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought

Uday Singh Mehta - History - 1999 - 237 pages
...Depont," 7-8. This is clearly also Burke's interpretation of British history. He says From the Magna Chana to the Declaration of Right, it has been the uniform...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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Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought

Uday Singh Mehta - History - 1999 - 237 pages
...the uniform polio,' of our constitution to claim and assert our liberties as an entasled inheritante derived to us from our forefathers, and to be transmitted...prior right. By this means our constitution preserves a urnty in so great a diversity of its parts. We have an inheritable crown; an inheritable peerage;...
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Liberalism and Empire: A Study in Nineteenth-Century British Liberal Thought

Uday Singh Mehta - History - 1999 - 237 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...inheritable peerage; and a House of Commons and a people inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. (Burke, Reflections,...
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Orphan Texts: Victorian Orphans, Culture and Empire

Laura Peters - History - 2000 - 158 pages
...estate belonging to the people of this kingdom . . . [Thus England can be seen to be comprised of] 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' (Burke, 1955: 28-9)....
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