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" I cannot stand forward, and give praise or blame to any thing which relates to human actions, and human concerns, on a simple view of the object, as it stands, stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction.... "
The British Prose Writers - Page 11
1821
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...simple view of the object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction. Circumstances (which...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. * * * * What a number of faults have led to this multitude VOL, I. E 49 of misfortunes, and almost...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - 1804
...simple view of the object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction. Circumstances (which...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. * * * * What a number of faults have led to this multitude VOL. I. E 49 of misfortunes, and almost...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - 1815
...simple view of the object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction. Circumstances (which...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. * * * * What a number of faults have led to this multitude vOL. I. E 49 of misfortunes, and almost...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir

Edmund Burke - 1834
...object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphyeicaJ very that it \s U gci; veV cou\i\> mon , ton years ago, have f*leitarJ Francv on her enjoyment...
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The Puritan: A Series of Essays, Critical, Moral, and Miscellaneous, Volume 1

Leonard Withington - 1836
...simple view of the object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction. Circumstances (which...nothing) give in reality to every political principle ita distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and...
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The Puritan: A Series of Essays, Critical, Moral, and Miscellaneous, Volume 2

Leonard Withington - 1836
...some gentlemen pass for nothing) give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. Abstractly speaking, government, as well as liberty, is good ; yet could I, in common sense, ten years...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1839
...relation, in all the nakedness anc *ysical abstraction. Circumstances jwhicn with Some1 gSntlemeTT pass for nothing) give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 4

John Adolphus - 1841
...voluntary falsehood, for it could not be mistake or misapprehension. Mr. Burke'.s observation is, " The circumstances are what render every " civil and...mankind. Abstractedly " speaking, government, as well us liberty, is good ; yet could I, in common sense, " ten years ago, have felicitated France on her...
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The Life of John Randolph of Roanoke, Volume 1

Hugh A. Garland - 1850
...with some pass for nothing, give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing color, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind. Burke was guided by this great political maxim, the truth of which he had been taught by long experience....
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Lives and Times of the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States

Henry Flanders - 1855 - 645 pages
...simple view of the object, as it stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction. Circumstances (which...reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme...
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