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" Nitor in adversum" is the motto for a man like me. I possessed not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the arts, that recommend men to the favour and protection of the great. I was not made for a minion or a tool. As little did I follow the trade... "
The Works of ... Edmund Burke - Page 27
by Edmund Burke - 1803
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...rocked, and dandled into a legiflator ; " Nitor in adverfum" is the motto for a man like me. I poflefled not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the...the great. I was not made for a minion or a tool. As Httle did I follow the trade of winning the hearts, by impofing on the underftandings, of the people....
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...rocked, and dandled into a legislator ; " Nitor in aJversum" is .the motto for a man like me. I possessed not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the...little did I follow the trade of winning the hearts, by imposing on the understandings, of the people. At every step of my progress in life (for in every step...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 35

England - 1834
...the motto for a man like me. I possessed not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the art*, that recommend men to the favour and protection of...little did I follow the trade of winning the hearts, by imposing on the unaeiataudjngs of die people, At every step of my progress In life, (for at every step...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

Sir James Prior - 1824
...which he had to surmount in his career, are strongly hinted at in the following passage: "I possessed not one of the qualities nor cultivated one of the...to the favour and protection of the great. '.'I!' w&s not made for a minion or a tool. As Kttle ' ,did I follow the trade of winning the hearts by imposing'...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

James Prior (sir.) - 1826
...in this work, are very truly and forcibly adverted to in the following passage : — " I possessed not one of the qualities nor cultivated one of the...little did I follow the trade of winning the hearts byimposing on the understandings of the people. At every step in my progress in life (for in every...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1826
...rocked, and dandled into a legislator ; " Nitor in adversum" is the motto for a man like me. I possessed not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the...was not made for a minion or a tool. As little did 1 follow the trade of winning the hearts, by imposing on the understandings, of the people. At every...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1834
...one of the qualities, nor cultivated one Is, that recommend men to the favoi and protection of the I was not made for a minion or a tool. As little did I follow ! of winning the hearts, by imposing on the understandings, of >le. At every step of my progress in...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...dandled into a slator — Nitor in adver sum is the motto fur a man like me. I possessed not one he r flocks and herds to another. Many, of the people in the back settlements protection of the great. I was not made for a minion or a tool. As little did I )\v the trade of winning...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...rocked, anddandled in to a legislator; " Nitor in adversum" is the motto for a man like me. I possessed supply to the poor, those necessaries which it has...be made sensible, that it is not in breaking the imposing on the understandings, of the people. At every step of my progress in life, (for in every...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 35

England - 1834
...and dandled into a legislator. ' Nitor in adrersutii ' is the motto for a man like me. I possessed not one of the qualities, nor cultivated one of the...protection of the great. I was not made for a minion or a too). As little did I follow the trade of winning the hearts, by imposing on the understandings of...
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