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" ... a great empire. It looks to me to be narrow and pedantic to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people. "
Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks - Page 126
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 2

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...me to be narrow and pedantic, to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an...Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual, (Sir Walter Raleigh) at the bar. I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public bodies, entrusted...
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The Speeches of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: In the House of ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1816
...me to be narrow and pedantic, to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an...Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Raleigh) at the bar *. I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public bodies, entrusted...
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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - English prose literature - 1819 - 435 pages
...me to be narrow and pedantic, to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an...millions of my fellow creatures, as Sir Edward Coke iusulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Raleigh) at the bar*. I am not ripe to pass sentence...
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An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States ...

Robert Walsh - Slavery - 1819 - 512 pages
...nor virtue left on the earth. Mr. Burke said, in his speech on the Conciliation with America — " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people. 1 cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow creatures. I am not , ripe to pass...
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The North American Review, Volume 165

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1897
...me, when a whole people are concerned, that acts of lenity are not means of conciliation." . . . " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." These are sentences which will outlast many constitutions, and, like so much of what Burke said, they...
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Otis' Letters in Defence of the Hartford Convention: And the People of ...

Harrison Gray Otis - Hartford Convention - 1824 - 103 pages
...in his Excellency's collection, by the sides of those of Cataline and Cethegus. LETTER VI. HG OTIS. "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people. I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public bodies, entrusted with magistracies of great authority...
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Letters in defence of the Hartford Convention, and the people of Massachusetts

Harrison Gray Otis - Hartford Convention - 1824 - 103 pages
...in his Excellency's collection, by the sides of those of Cataline and Cethegus. HG OTJS. LETTER VI. "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people. I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public bodies, entrusted with magistracies of great authority...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1834
...me to be narrow and pedantic, to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public _Ob m4c g l.(7 Zҧ a" u4 @# 1j M) T ~ V ߑ an whole people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of ray fellow -creatures, as...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1835
...me to be narrow and pedantic, to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir...
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Views in Theology

Lyman Beecher - Theological anthropology - 1836 - 240 pages
...impossibility. But is the following, occurring just before in the same speech, physically impossible? 'I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions...Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Raleigh) at the bar.' Speech on Conciliation iirith America. Webster. — ' This court,...
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