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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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Principles of Rhetoric ...

Adams Sherman Hill - 1878
...Tuscany (who afterwards mounted the Imperial throne), and by the ambassador of the Empress Queen. (d) Circumstances (which with some gentlemen pass for...reality to every political principle its distinguishing color and discriminating effect. (d) If it is true, as this new teacher says, that the artist is the...
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1881
...stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction^ Circunialauces (which with some gentlemen pass for nothing) give in reality to every political principle .distinguishing colour, and discriminating effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and...
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Burke

John Morley - 1879 - 214 pages
...effects." " Circumstances," he says, never weary of laying down his great notion of political method, " give, in reality, to every political principle its...render every civil and political scheme beneficial or obnoxious to mankind." This is at once the weapon with which he would have defended his own consistency,...
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Burke

John Morley - 1879 - 214 pages
...effects." " Circumstances," he says, never weary of laying down his great notion of political method, " give, in reality, to every political principle its...render every civil and political scheme beneficial or obnoxious to mankind." This is at once the weapon with which he would have defended his own consistency,...
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Burke

John Morley - 1879 - 216 pages
...effects." " Circumstances," he says, never weary of laying down his great notion of political method, " give, in reality, to every political principle its...colour and discriminating effect. The circumstances arc what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or obnoxious to mankind." This is at once...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 3

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1882
...the battle, but the victory of truth depends upon the little minor of circumstances.' ' Circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing...render every civil and political scheme beneficial or obnoxious to mankind.' To make these views more clear, let us consider for a short time what are the...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

1883
...effects." " Circumstances," he says, never weary of laying down his great notion of political fnethod, " give, in reality, to every political principle its...render every civil and political scheme beneficial or obnoxious to mankind." This is at once the weapon with which he would have defended his own consistencv,...
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Untersuchungen über die methode der socialwissenschaften: und der ...

Carl Menger - 1883 - 291 pages
...simple view of the object, äs it Stands stripped of every relation, in all the nakedness and solitude of metaphysical abstraction, Circumstances (which...some gentlemen pass for nothing) give in reality to erery political principle its distinguishing colour and discriminating effect. The circumatances are...
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Commentaries on Law, Embracing Chapters on the Nature, the Source, and the ...

Francis Wharton - 1884 - 855 pages
...he adds, "give in reality to every political principle ita distinguishing color and distinguishing effect. The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial orobnoxious to mankind." And so of another striking passage in which Burke says: "Prejudice (that is...
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Canadian Economics: Being Papers

British Association for the Advancement of Science - 1885 - 350 pages
...reduced to a science, but is rather subject to the law, so well defined by Burke, that " circumstances give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing colour and discriminating effect." If I am not able to keep quite clear of what may be called politics, I shall try to avoid political...
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