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" To avoid therefore the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice, we have consecrated the state, that no man should approach to look into its defects or corruptions but with due caution... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 36
1834
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates, Volume 25

Great Britain. Parliament - 1830
...of the truth and justice of Mr. Burke's saying, " that the evils of inconstancy and versatility are ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice." My Lords, consistently with those principles of conservation which, as a Tory, I early imbibed —...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1831
...statesman, Mr. Burke, to those who would introduce rash reforms into the State. It was this: — " To avoid the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten thousand...the State that no man should approach to look into defects or corruptions but with due caution, Lhat he should never dream of beginning its reformation...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir

Edmund Burke - 1834
...we have consecrated the state, that DO man •houid approach to look into its defects or corruption* is wisdom without reflection, and above it. be should approach to the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father, with pious awe and trembling...
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Elements of Rhetoric: Comprising the Substance of the Article in the ...

Richard Whately - 1841 - 347 pages
...been so readily taken in if placed at the beginning. " To avoid therefore the evils of inconsistency and versatility, ten thousand times worse than those...reformation by its subversion; that he should approach tothe faults of the State as to the wounds of a father, with * This however, being an instance of what...
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The New-York Review, Volume 8

1841
...consecrated the State," says Burke, " that no man should approach to look into its defects or corruption but with due caution ; that he should never dream...reformation by its subversion; that he should approach unto the faults of the State as to the wounds of a father, with pious awe and trembling solicitude."*...
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Review of the Mexican War: Embracing the Causes of the War, the ...

Charles T. Porter - 1849 - 220 pages
...contest, without fully understanding it. Burke, in his reflections on the French revolution, says : "We have consecrated the state, that no man should approach to look into its defects but with due caution ; that he should approach to the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father,...
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The Works and Correspondence of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - 1852
...disconnected into the dust and powder of individuality, and at length dispersed to all the winds of heaven. To avoid therefore the evils of inconstancy and versatility,...should never dream of beginning its reformation by its sub version; that he should approach to the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father, with...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852 - 947 pages
...they have left it afterward to its own operation. THE STATE CONSECRATED is THE HBARTS OF THE PEOPLE. To avoid, therefore, the evils of inconstancy and...state, that no man should approach to look into its delects or corruptions but with duo caution; that he should never dream of l>eginning its reformation...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...To avoid, therefore, the evils of inconstancy iuil versatility, ten thousand times worse than •hnw of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice, we have consecrated the state, that no man slioum approach to look into its defects or corruptions but with due caution ; that he should never...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1853 - 947 pages
...they have left it afterward to its own operation. THE STATE CONSECRATED IN THE HEARTS OF THE PEOPLE. To avoid, therefore, the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten thousand times worse ihnn those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice, we have consecrated the state, that no man should...
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