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" Always acting as if in the presence of canonized forefathers, the spirit of freedom, leading in itself to misrule and excess, is tempered with an awful gravity. This idea of a liberal descent inspires us with a sense of habitual native dignity, which... "
The British Prose Writers - Page 48
1821
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 60, Part 2

1790
...inevitably adhering to and difgr.tcing thofe who are the i., it acquirei-s of any diftinllion. By il.is means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an imposing and majeftic a(pe£t. It has a pedigree, aod illuflrating ancertorS. It has its bearings, and its enfigns...
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Reflections on the revolution in France, and on the proceedings in certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1790 - 364 pages
...almoft inevitably adhering to and difgracing thofe who are the firft acquirers of any diftinction. By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an impofing and majeftic afpect. It has a pedigree and illuftrating anceftors. It has its bearings and...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1790 - 364 pages
...almoft inevitably adhering to and difgracing thofe who are the firft acquirers of any diftinction. By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an impofing and majeftic afpect. It has a pedigree and illuftrating anceftors. It has its bearings and...
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The New-York magazine; or, Literary repository, Volume 2

1791
...Don Be!liarms's and knights errant in its eau le. adherin are the ïrft acquirers of any dittinction. By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom ; it carries an unpofing and majellic afpeft. Jt has a pedigree, and illullrating anceftors ; it has its bearings,...
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Works, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1792
...almoft inevitably adhering to and difgracing thofe who are the firft acquirers of any diitincYion, By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an impofing and majeftic alpect. It has a pedigree and illulhating anceftors. It has its bearings and...
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The Beauties of the Late Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Selected from the Writings ...

Edmund Burke - 1798 - 499 pages
...infolence almoll mevitably adhering to and difgracing thofe who are the firft acquirers of any diftinction. By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an impofmg and majellic afpect ; it has a pedigree and illuftrating anceftors ; it has its bearings and...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - 1803
...almoft inevitably adhering to and difgracing thofe who are the firft acquirers of any cliftinction. By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an impofing and majeftick afpect. It has a pedigree and illuftrating aneeftors. It has its bearings and...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1807
...awful gravity. This idea of a liberal descent inspires us with a sense of habitual native dignity, which prevents that upstart insolence almost inevitably...becomes a noble freedom. It carries an imposing and majestick aspect. It has a pedigree and illustrating ancestors. It has its bearings and its ensigns...
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A Comparative Display of the Different Opinions of the Most ..., Volume 2

1811
...infolence almoft inevitably adhering to and difgracing thofe \\hoarethe firft acquirers of any difiinction. By this means our liberty becomes a noble freedom. It carries an impofing and majeftic afpect—it has a pedigree and illuftrating anceftors—it has its bearings and...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 pages
...awful gravity. This idea of a liberal descent inspires us with a sense of habitual native dignity, which prevents that upstart insolence almost inevitably...an imposing and majestic aspect. It has a pedigree, anil illustrating ancestors. It has its bearings and its ensigns armorial. It has its gallery of portraits;...
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