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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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McGuffey's Alternate First[-sixth] Reader, Book 5

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Primary) - 1888
...prosecute that spirit as criminal ; 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. 2. My idea, therefore, without considering whether we yield as matter of right, or grant as matter...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - English literature - 1890 - 701 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.15 I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward...
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Selections in English Prose from Elizabeth to Victoria (1580-1880).

James Mercer Garnett - English literature - 1891 - 701 pages
...said to come from one of L)rytlen's plays. — PAYNK. ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the method of drawing up an...insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Rawleigh) at the...
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Speeches on the American War: And Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1891 - 242 pages
...to apply the ordinary ideas of criminal justice to this great public contest. I do not know the 25 method of drawing up an indictment against a whole...insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures, as Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Raleigh) at the...
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Two Speeches on Conciliation with America: And Two Letters on Irish Questions

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1892 - 284 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...Sir Edward Coke insulted one excellent individual (Sir Walter Raleigh) at the bar. I hope I am not ripe to pass sentence on the gravest public bodies,...
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Third series

Sir James Fitzjames Stephen - Literature - 1892
...looks to me 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.' In the latter part of the speech he insists on the necessity of just legislation for ending discontent,...
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Letters on a Regicide Peace: Letters I. and II.

Edmund Burke - 1893 - 176 pages
...that " when a whole people are concerned, acts of lenity are not means of conciliation .... he did not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Burke's speech on " American taxation " was delivered to a House that was not worthy, on 19th April,...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 pages
...PAGE 135, 31 ff. An expansion of his own famous utterance in the Speech on Conciliation (p. 32) : " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." PAGE 136, 30. help it, not in the sense now common, of prevent it. It is worth while to notice how...
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English Prose: Selections, Volume 4

Sir Henry Craik - English prose literature - 1894
...have cared to deny that the wisdom of his age yielded to that of his confident youth when he said " I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Until the end of time there can be no other last word in defence of Revolution. How much of the artist...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 378 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 25 people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures as Sir Edward...
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