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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ... - Page 139
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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A Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. at the Guildhall, in Bristol: Previous to the ...

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1780 - 68 pages
...of it, as he thought proper. Had it pleafed God to continue to me the hopes of fucceffion, I mould have been, according to my mediocrity, and the mediocrity of the age I live in, a fort of founder of a family ; I mould have left a fon, who, in all the points in which perfonal merit...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798
...Debts, BURKE, (RICHARD) ESQ, HAD-it pleafed.God to continue to me the hopes of fucceffion, I fhould have been, according to my mediocrity, and the mediocrity of the age I live in, a fort of founder of a family; I fhould have left a fon, who, in. all the points in which perfonal merit...
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The life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and impartial account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...apprehension, dangerously. The following passage on the loss of his son is peculiarly pathetic : ' Had it pleased God to continue to me the hopes of...of the age I live in, a sort of founder of a family ; -f- I should have left a son, \vho, in all the points in which personal merit can be viewed, in science,...
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The Life of Edmund Burke: Comprehending and Impartial Account of ..., Volume 2

Robert Bisset - 1800
...apprehension, dangerously. The following passage on the loss of his son is peculiarly pathetic : Had it pleased God to continue to me the hopes of...been, according to my mediocrity, and the mediocrity ot the age I live in, a sort of founder of a family ; -f I should have left a son, who, in all the...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...of it, as he thought proper. Had it pleafed God to continue to me the hopes of fucceffiori, I mould have been according to my mediocrity, and the mediocrity of the age I live in, a fort of founder of a family ; I mould have left a fon, who, in all the points in which perfonal merit...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...of it, as he thought proper. Had it pleafed God to continue to me the hopes of fucceffion, I mould have been according to my mediocrity, and the mediocrity of the age I live in, a fort of founder of a family ; I mould have left a fon, who, in all the points in which perfonal merit...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1811 - 408 pages
...SECTION UK Burke r s Eulogy on his Son. Had it pleased God to continue to me the hopes ofsuccession, I should have been, according to my mediocrity, and...of the age I live in, a sort of founder of a family ; 1 should have left a son, who, in all the points in which personal merit can be viewed, in science,...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 2

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...They have such an one already in the Cardinal or Archbishop Buon Campagna. He is, of all men, if I am not ill informed, the most turbulent, seditious,...of founder of a family ; I should have left a son, \vho, in all the points in which personal merit can be •viewed, in science, in erudition, in genius,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 35

1834
...world was now for him, and he was for the world. " Had it pleased God," he says, with pathetic pride, " to continue to me the hopes of succession, I should...be viewed, in science, in erudition, in genius, in honour, in humanity, in every liberal sentiment, and every liberal accomplishment, would not have shewn...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - American literature - 1819 - 408 pages
...despotism, and the delight and admiration of all mankind. Section ill. . BURBLE'S EULOGY ON HIS SON. Had it pleased God to continue to me the hopes of...should have left a son, •who, in all the points hi which personal merit can be viewed, in science, in erudition, in genius, in taste, in honour, in...
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