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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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Taxation: Critical Perspectives on the World Economy, Volume 3

Simon James - Income tax - 2002 - 385 pages
...imprisonment, for sizeable numbers of trade unionists if they broke the trade union law. Edmund Burke's dictum: 'I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people' is no less relevant in the enforcement of tax laws. There are some 35 million taxpayers,...
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Verdict on Vichy: Power and Prejudice in the Vichy France Regime

Michael Curtis - History - 2002 - 419 pages
...disregarding normal restraints and customary forms of civilised conduct? Edmund Burke was right when he wrote: 'I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people.' The record of the French people is mixed: mercenary, subservient, heroic, cautious, opportunistic,...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VII: Era of Revolution

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 456 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...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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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 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-creaturss ... I...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...every tainted breeze. "On Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies," 22 Mar. 1775 8 . 1969 we ought to let him hang there. Let him twist slowly, an whole people. "On Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies," 22 Mar. 1775 9 It...
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Selections from the Smuts Papers: Volume 3, June 1910-November 1918

Keith Hancock - History - 2007 - 696 pages
...Disturbances Commission (UG Nos. 55 and 56 of 1913. Union of South Africa, House of Assembly, Annexures). 5 ' I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people.' Edmund Burke, Speech on Conciliation with America, 1775. For us to go searching about...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 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 as Sir...
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