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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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Swinton's First [-sixth] Reader, Bücher 6

William Swinton - 1885
...her freedom. The Colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant;2 and they took this bias and direction the moment they...not to be found. Liberty inheres in some sensible object;3 and every nation has formed to itself some favorite point which, by way of eminence, becomes...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - 1885
...predominant, and they took the bias and direction the moment they parted. They are therefore devoted not only to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas,...like other mere abstractions, is not to be found. It inheres in some sensible object, and every nation has formed to itself some favorite point which...
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A Larger History of the United States of America, to the Close of President ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1885 - 470 Seiten
...with it French political theories in the United States. Edmund Burke wrote that the colonists were " not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas and on English principles," yet there is a prevalent impression that the influence of France converted this English feeling into...
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Patriotic Eloquence: Being Selections from One Hundred Years of National ...

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1866 - 334 Seiten
...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...according to English ideas, and on English principles. It happened, you know, Sir, that the great contests for freedom in this ^country were from the earliest...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1886 - 638 Seiten
...not be employed to coerce the colonies. you when this part of your character was most predominant : and they took this bias and direction the moment they...your hands. They are therefore not only devoted to lib-n5 erty, but to liberty according to English ideas and on English principles. Abstract liberty,...
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A Larger History of the United States of America, to the Close of President ...

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - 1886 - 470 Seiten
...with it French political theories in the United States. Edmund Burke wrote that the colonists were " not only devoted to liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas and on English principles," yet there is a prevalent impression that the influence of France converted this English feeling into...
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The Wisdom of Burke: Extracts from His Speeches and Writings

Edmund Burke - 1886 - 261 Seiten
...mean the spirit of a gentleman and the spirit of religion.— Reflect. on Rev. in France. TAXATION. Liberty inheres in some sensible 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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English Prose: From Maundevile to Thackeray

Arthur Galton - 1888 - 333 Seiten
...your character was most predominant ; and they took this bias and direction the moment they departed from your hands. They are therefore not only devoted...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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Seven Conventions

Augustus Wood Clason - 1888 - 174 Seiten
...colonists emigrated from you when this part of your character was most predominant, and they took the bias and direction the moment they parted from your...liberty, but to liberty according to English ideas and upon English principles. Abstract liberty, like other mere abstractions, is not to be found. Libberty...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Band 49

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1888
...the colonists took their " bias and direction the moment they parted from your hands." The Americans are, therefore, " not only devoted to liberty, but...according to English ideas and on English principles." The second of these " capital" causes is that the people of the colonies are Protestants, and " of...
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