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" Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great measure, the laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant,... "
Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ... - Page 186
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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Two Letters Addressed to a Member of the Present Parliament, on the ...

Edmund Burke - Anglo-French War, 1793-1802 - 1796 - 188 pages
...arc of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great meafure the laws depend. The law touches Uo but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or footh, corrupt or purify, exalt or de-i kafe, barbarize or refine us, by a -conftant, fteady, tmi&rrn,...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 99

1796
...more importance than laws. Uppn them, in a grew raeaiure the laws depend. The lav-* touches us hut here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or footh, corrupt or purify, exalt or débale, barbarize or refine as, by a coniiant, fteady, uniform^...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from ..., Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1798
...MANNERS. MANNERS are of more importance than laws. Irt • a great meafure the laws depend upon them. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or footh, corrupt or purify, exalt or debafe, barbarize or refine us, by a conftant, fteady, uniform,...
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The School of Wisdom; Or, American Monitor: Containing a Copious Collection ...

Readers - 1803 - 224 pages
.... jfuhnfan. MANNERS are of more importance than laws. In a great meafure the laws depend upon them. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what veti. or foothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or dtbafe, barbarize or refine us, by a conftant, fteady,...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...hoftility to the human race. Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great meafure, the laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manpers are what vex or footh, corrupt or purify, exalt or debafe, barbarize or refine us, by a conftant,...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...left on the mind of a thinking man, concerning their determined mined hoftility to the human race. Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great meafure, the laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 8

Edmund Burke - France - 1803
...left on the mind of a thinking map, concerning their determined mined hoftility' to the human race. Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great meafure, the laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...a\n be left on the mind of a thinking man, concerning their determined hostility to the human race. Manners are of more importance than laws. Upon them,...and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or soothfr, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform,...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...left on the mind of a thinking man, concerning their determined hostility to the human race. Mcnners are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a...and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or soothe, corrupt or purify, exalt or debase, barbarize or refine us, by a constant, steady, uniform,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...instruments of good and evil are true; but he too rapidly drops their history. " Manners," he observes, "are of more importance than laws. Upon them, in a great measure, laws depend. The law touches us but here and there, and now and then. Manners are what vex or soothe,...
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