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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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Diplomat's Dictionary

Charles W. Freeman, Jr. - Political Science - 1994 - 603 pages
...enemy of my enemy is my friend; the friend of my enemy is my enemy." Arab proverb Enmity of nations: "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Edmund Burke, 1775 Enmity, poor basis for policy: "No quarrel ought ever to be converted into a policy."...
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The Executive's Book of Quotations

Julia Vitullo-Martin, J. Robert Moskin - Business & Economics - 1994 - 379 pages
...Mickey Mantle who kicked a water cooler after striking out (The Gospel According to Casey, p. 102) "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a PP ' EDMUND BURKE, British statesman, on the American Revolution (Second Speech on Conciliation with...
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Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

David Bromwich - Education - 1994 - 257 pages
...exemplifies this possibility in some of his speeches on American affairs: when, for example, he says, "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people"; and again when he says, "An Englishman is the unfittest person on earth to argue...
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Confront the Now Create the Future

Gyeorgos C. Hatonn - 1995 - 224 pages
...past thirty years not only in the United States but throughout the Western world. Edmund Burke said, "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people," and the Liberals are a whole international class of people—far along in bringing about the "suicide...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Philosophy - 1997 - 702 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 an whole people. I cannot insult and ridicule the feelings of millions of my fellow-creatures ... I...
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Changing Enemies: The Defeat and Regeneration of Germany

Noel Annan - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 265 pages
...of it. That was what Christianity was once concerned with. Burke's aphorism is still unassailable: 'I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people.' Jonah Goldhagen, author oí Hitler's Willing Executioners, says he does.41 Of the...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Abstract liberty, like other mere abstractlons, is not to be found. 1754 On Conciliation with America l me how to do what I want to do. MORGAN Robin 1941Sisterboo an whole people. 1755 On Conciliation with America Parties must ever exist in a free country. 1756...
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Feindbilder im Wandel: ein Vergleich des Deutschland- und des Japanbildes in ...

Astrid M. Eckert - Germany - 1999 - 206 pages
...der Catholic World ruhrte zur Verteidigung der Deutschen den englischen Philosophen Edmund Burke an: „I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an [sic] whole people." Die alliierten Korrespondenten hätten aber ihr Bestes getan, um ein solches...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - History - 2000 - 525 pages
...for my ideas of jurisprudence. It should seem, to my way of conceiving such matters, that there is a very wide difference in reason and policy, between...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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The Dynamics of Global Dominance: European Overseas Empires, 1415-1980

David B. Abernethy - History - 2000 - 524 pages
...took so varied that rendering an overall verdict seems fruitless. Edmund Burke told Parliament that "I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people." Is there a method of indicting — or vindicating — the peoples and governments of western Europe...
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