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" England, Sir, is a nation, which still I hope respects, and formerly adored, her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant ; and they took this bias and direction the moment they parted from your hands.... "
Representative British Orations: With Introductions and Explanatory Notes - Seite 201
herausgegeben von - 1884
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The civil service guide to history and geography, Teil 1

William Alfred Browne - 1868 - 88 Seiten
...her freedom. The colonists emigrated from yoa when this part of your character was most predominant, and they took this bias and direction the moment they...liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas and English principles." To what colonies do these words refer ? Explain this passage, noting (I) the circumstances...
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Fanaticism: A Sermon Delivered Before the Executive and Legislative ...

Charles E. Grinnell - 1871 - 61 Seiten
...the distinguishing characteiistic of the whole people. As the descendants of Englishmen, they were " not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas," and so were fundamentally opposed, with all the force of immemo• rial tradition, to taxation without...
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The Early American Spirit, and the Genesis of it: An Address Delivered ...

Richard Salter Storrs - 1875 - 71 Seiten
...feature, distinguishing the whole. The people of the colonies were descendants of Englishmen. They were, therefore, " not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas ;" and so they were fundamentally opposed, with all the force of immemorial tradition, to that taxation without...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1750-1833 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1876
...See also the Life and Writings of John Jay, II., p. 410. Edmund Burke writes: "They [the colonists] are therefore not only devoted to liberty, but to...and on English principles. Abstract liberty, like oiher mere abstractions, is not to be fouud. Liberty inheres in some sensible object; and every nation...
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The treasury of British eloquence, compiled by R. Cochrane

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer) - 1877
...her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant ; se I have called and you refused, I have stretched...but ye have set at nanght all my counsel, and would favourite point which, by way of eminence, becomes the criterion of their happiness. It happened, yon...
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The Treasury of British Eloquence: Specimens of Brilliant Orations by the ...

Robert Cochrane - 1877 - 544 Seiten
...her freedom. The colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant ; and they took this bias and direction the moment they...object ; and every nation has formed to itself some favourite point which, by way of eminence, becomes the criterion of their happiness. It happened, yon...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1750-1833 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1877
...See also the Life and Writings of John Jay, II., p. 410. Edmund Burke writes: "They [the colonists] are therefore not only devoted to liberty, but to...inheres in some sensible object; and every nation h:is formed in itself some favorite point which, by way of eminence, becomes the criterion of their...
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The United States as a Nation: Lectures on the Centennial of American ...

Joseph Parrish Thompson - 1877 - 323 Seiten
...life in a contest for the right of the people to a parliament of their own. " Liberty," said Burke, " inheres in some sensible object; and every nation...which, by way of eminence, becomes the criterion of its happiness. It happened that the great contests for freedom in this country were, from the earliest...
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Burke, Select Works, Band 1

Edmund Burke - 1883
...her freedom. The Colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant; and they took this bias and direction the moment they...object ; and every nation has formed to itself some favourite point, which by way of eminence becomes the criterion of their happiness. It happened, you...
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Macmillan's Reading Books

1878
...her freedom. The Colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant; and they took this bias and direction the moment they parted from your hands. I'hey are therefore not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas, and on...
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