Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Gladstone Centenary Essays

David Bebbington, Roger Swift - 2000 - 286 pages
...whenever the circumstances required it. Indeed, Edmund Burke had pointed out that '[circumstances ... give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.' 4 ' Almost paraphrasing Burke, Gladstone noted towards the end of his life: I am by no means sure ......
Limited preview - About this book

Gladstone Centenary Essays

David Bebbington, Roger Swift - 2000 - 286 pages
...whenever the circumstances required it. Indeed, Edmund Burke had pointed out that '[circumstances ... give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing...civil and political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind.'4' Almost paraphrasing Burke, Gladstone noted towards the end of his life: I am by no means...
Limited preview - About this book

Romanticism at the End of History

Jerome Christensen - 2004 - 256 pages
...analogues would be law, the line that has been laid down from time immemorial, and circumstances, which "give in reality to every political principle its distinguishing colour, and discriminating effect" (Burke, 90). Law is to circumstances as succession is to deviation, as the bloodline of the British...
Limited preview - About this book

George Washington: Foundation of Presidential Leadership and Character

Ethan M. Fishman, William D. Pederson, Mark J. Rozell - 2001 - 240 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...
Limited preview - About this book

The Supreme Court in American Society: Equal Justice Under Law

Kermit L. Hall - 2001 - 788 pages
...provisions of the Judiciary Act of 1802. See the discussion in 1 WARREN, mpra note 10, at 269-72. 66 "Circumstances (which with some gentlemen pass for...principle its distinguishing colour and discriminating effecL The circumstances are what render every civil and political scheme beneficial or norious to...
Limited preview - About this book

The Prudential Presidency: An Aristotelian Approach to Presidential Leadership

Ethan M. Fishman - 2001 - 138 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...
Limited preview - About this book

Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke, Darrin M. McMahon - 2003 - 322 pages
...Reflections; it is fundamental to Burke's political thinking not only in the Reflections but generally: "Circumstances (which with some gentlemen pass for...political scheme beneficial or noxious to mankind" (7). Burke more than other observer understood that the circumstances that the National Assembly had...
Limited preview - About this book

Edmund Burke and the Natural Law

Peter James Stanlis - 2015 - 311 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...
Limited preview - About this book

A Brighter Morn: The Shelley Circle's Utopian Project

Darby Lewes - 2003 - 182 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. (89-90) "Stripped of every relation" this is precisely how Shelley...
Limited preview - About this book

War and the American Presidency

Arthur Meier Schlesinger - 2004 - 160 pages
...practice of viewing an 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." Even Arnold Toynbee, the magician of historical analogy, has remarked...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF