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" It is, besides, a very great mistake to imagine that mankind follow up practically any speculative principle, either of government or of freedom, as far as it will go in argument and logical illation. We Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon... "
Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ... - Page 126
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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The Reopening of the American Mind: On Skepticism and Constitutionalism

James W. Vice - Social Science - 1998 - 274 pages
...people wish that it should, and take the right steps to make it better." Burke had remarked that "it is a very great mistake to imagine that mankind follow...principle, either of government or of freedom, as far as ii will go in argument and logical illation." Morley expanded approvingly: "What Burke means is that...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - History - 2000 - 525 pages
...practical and less theoretical than those of the Jacobins. He said it best in the "Speech on Conciliation": We Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon...our Constitution; or even the whole of it together. ... All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue, and every prudent act,...
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Political Representation

F. R. Ankersmit - Political Science - 2002 - 266 pages
...politics than consensus. It is, to quote Burke, a very great mistake to imagine that mankind follows up practically any speculative principle, either of...government or of freedom, as far as it will go in actual argument or logical illation. All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every...
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An Imaginative Whig: Reassessing the Life and Thought of Edmund Burke

Ian Crowe - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 247 pages
...exercised. Burke's own mentality, very different from Price's, saturates this contrasting passage: It is ... a very great mistake to imagine, that mankind follow...our constitution; or even the whole of it together This is nothing but what is natural and proper. All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment,...
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Constituting Empire: New York and the Transformation of Constitutionalism in ...

Daniel J. Hulsebosch - Law - 2006 - 496 pages
...referred incessantly to prescriptive government, immemorial rights were not for him. Burke cautioned, "We Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon...our constitution; or even the whole of it together." Instead, constitutions rested on compromise. "We balance inconveniences; we give and take," Burke told...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - History - 2005 - 236 pages
...principle, either of government or of freedom, as far as it will go in argument and logical illation. 85 We Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which we support any given part of oar Constitution, or even the whole of it together. I could easily, if I had not already tired you,...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 pages
...composed and at rest, from their conduct or their expressions in a state of disturbance and irritation. It is, besides, a very great mistake to imagine that...our Constitution, or even the whole of it together. ... All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue and every prudent act, is...
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Justice et compromis: éléments de sociologie morale et politique

Mohamed Nachi - 2006 - 163 pages
...thèse de Dworkin il n'est pas inutile de terminer ce propos par une citation de Burke qui écrivait : «A very great mistake to imagine that mankind follow...government or of freedom, as far as it will go in argument or logical illation. [...] All government, indeed every human benefit and enjoyment, every virtue,...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 600 pages
...composed and at rest, from their conduct or their expressions in a state of disturbance and irritation. It is, besides, a very great mistake to imagine that...government or of freedom, as far as it will go in argament and logical illation. We Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which we support...
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the seventh - messiah

...composed and at rest, from their conduct, or their expressions, in a state of disturbance and irritation. It is besides a very great mistake to imagine, that...Englishmen stop very short of the principles upon which 5 we support any given part of our Constitution ; or even the whole of it together. I could easily,...
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