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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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Avuncularism: Capitalism, Patriarchy, and Nineteenth-century English Culture

Eileen Cleere - 2004 - 238 pages
...as both a threat and a promise. 4 >Turning Bones into Spoons JEWS, PAWNBROKERS, AND 'DANIEL DERONDA' To avoid therefore the evils of inconstancy and versatility,...ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and blindest prejudice, we have consecrated the state, that no man should approach to look into its defects...
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Romanticism: Romanticism and history

Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy - 2006 - 420 pages
...antidote to this "fury of destruction"12 — the "consecration" of the state as an organic "body." To avoid therefore the evils of inconstancy and versatility,...defects or corruptions but with due caution . . . that 364 he should approach to the faults of the state as to the wounds of a father, with pious awe and...
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A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles

Thomas Sowell - 2007 - 352 pages
...fewer criminal law violations or needs for civil litigation. To Burke, "the evils of inconstancy" were "ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and the blindest prejudice." 50 In short, process costs arising from unreliable social expectations outweighed the value of incremental...
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De Zin Der Geschiedenis

Gerardus van der Leeuw - 1935 - 20 pages
...één zinnetje samen te persen. 49. (§ 61) „To avoid the evils of inconstancy and versatibility, ten thousand times worse than those of obstinacy and...the state, that no man should approach to look into defects or corruptions but with due caution; that he should never dream of beginning its reformation...
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