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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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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: Political miscellanies ...

Edmund Burke - 1892
...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,...prejudice, we have consecrated the state, that no I man should approach to look into its defects or corruptions i but with due caution ; that he should...
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Transactions, Volume 17

Maryland State Bar Association - 1912
...reckoned among their rights. * * * To avoid, therefore, the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest...reformation by its subversion; that he should approach the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father with pious awe and trembling solicitude. By this...
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Selections from Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 1896 - 298 pages
...disconnected into the dust and powder of individuality, and at length disperse to all the winds 25 of heaven. To avoid therefore the evils of inconstancy and versatility,...consecrated the state, that no man should approach to 30 look into its defects or corruptions but with due caution ; that he should never dream of beginning...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1901
...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...reformation by its subversion ; that he should approach to tbc faults of the state as to the wounds of a father, with pious awe and trembling solicitude. By this...
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Human Traits and Their Social Significance, Part 2

Irwin Edman - 1920 - 467 pages
...other. Men would be little better than the flies of s summer. • ••••••••••• To avoid, therefore, the evils of inconstancy and...those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice, we have cousecrated the state, that no man should approach to look into its defects or corruptions, but with...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the Maryland State ..., Volume 17, Part 1912

Maryland State Bar Association, Maryland State Bar Association. Meeting - 1912
...reckoned among their rights. * * * To avoid, therefore, the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest...reformation by its subversion; that he should approach the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father with pious awe and trembling solicitude. By this...
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Community Without Unity: A Politics of Derridian Extravagance

William Corlett - 1989 - 261 pages
...winds of heaven" (368). And it is in these senses that the "evils of inconstancy and versatility" are "ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice." In other words, Burke needs the darkness of the low-road, as "other," to defend the virtue of purblind...
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Revolutions Revisited: Two Faces of the Politics of Enlightenment

Ralph Lerner - 1994 - 136 pages
...2:138). When he urges a return to the ancient policy and practice of the kingdom, it is so as to avoid "the evils of inconstancy and versatility, ten thousand...than those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice" (C 1:489; R 2:367-68). The recurring theme of Burke's kalam is that of return. He affects to speak...
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Romantic Austen: Sexual Politics and the Literary Canon

Clara Tuite - 2002 - 242 pages
...Austen's model of critique as diagnosis and cure conforms to the Burkean model of cure which asserts that we have consecrated the state that no man should approach...reformation by its subversion; that he should approach the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father, with pious awe and trembling solicitude. By this...
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A History of Irish Thought

Thomas Duddy - 2002 - 362 pages
...consecrared the srare, he says, 'that no man should approach to look into its defects or cortuptions but with due caution; that he should never dream of...subversion; that he should approach to the faults of the srare as to the wounds of a father, with pious awe and trembling solicitude' (1998: 146). Despire the...
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