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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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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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The Poetry of Relationship: The Wordsworths and Coleridge, 1797-1800

Richard E. Matlak, Raymond E Matlak - 1997 - 246 pages
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The End of Human Rights: Critical Legal Thought at the Turn of the Century

Costas Douzinas - 2000 - 410 pages
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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke, Douglas Garbutt - 2001 - 446 pages
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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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Shakespeare Matters: History, Teaching, Performance

Brian Way - 2003 - 330 pages
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The Idea of Public Law

Martin Loughlin, Professor of Public Law Martin Loughlin - 2003 - 188 pages
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Edmund Burke: His Political Philosophy

Frank O'Gorman - 2003 - 153 pages
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