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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
edited by - 1808 - 2337 pages
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836
...supported by eleven provinces more. He felt, as Burke at the same period truly and finely said, that he did not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people.* There remained then only the hope, perhaps too sanguine, yet such as full success had crowned in the...
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The Works of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: With a Biographical and ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1837
...individuals, or even of bands of men, who disturb order within the state, and the civil dissensionswhich Davis's Streights, whilst we are looking for them...pierced into the opposite region of polar cold, that J| I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward Coke...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1839
...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 Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 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 indictment against a whole people. — Speech on Conciliation with America. It is by lying dormant a long time, or being at first very...
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History of England from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of Versailles ...

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - Great Britain - 1851
...supported by eleven provinces more. He felt, as Burke at the same period truly and finely said, that he did not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people.* There remained then only the hope, perhaps too sanguine, yet such as full success had crowned in the...
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History of Greece, Volume 5

George Grote - Greece - 1859
...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 n whole people," &c. — "My consideration is narrow, confined, and wholly limited to the policy of...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, Ư of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...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. I can not insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward Coke insulted...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...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. I can not insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward Coke insulted...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1852 - 947 pages
...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. I can not insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward Coke insulted...
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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1852
...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 fellowcreatures, as Sir...
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