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" A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. "
The public and private life of His late...Majesty, George the Third ... - Page 79
by Robert Huish - 1821 - 724 pages
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 364 pages
...franchifes, and liberties, from a long line of anceftors. This policy appears to me to be the refult of profound reflection ; or rather the happy effect of following nature, which is wifdom without reflection, and above it. A fpirit of innovation is generally the refult of a felfifh...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 356 pages
...franchifes, and liberties, from a long line of anceftors. This policy appears to me to be the refult of profound reflection; or rather the happy effect of following nature, which is wifdom without reflec- . tion, and above it. A fpirit of innovation is gene- rally the refult of...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...franchifes, and liberties, from a long line of anceftors. This policy appears to me to be the refult of profound reflection; or rather the happy effect of following nature, which is wifdom without reflection, and above it. A fpirit of innovation is generally the refult of a felfifh...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1804
...ing privileges, franchises and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. This policy appears to me to be the result of profound reflection ; or rather...which is wisdom without reflection, and above it. Besides, the people of England -well know, that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure ^'principle...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ...

Edmund Burke - 1804
...Ing privileges, franchises and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. This policy appears to me to be the result of profound reflection ; or rather...which is wisdom without reflection, and above it. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure principle of...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1807
...inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. This policy appears to me to be the result of profound reflection ; or rather...result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. Besides, the people...
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An impartial history of Ireland, from the period of the English invasion to ...

Dennis Taaffe - 1810
...To the civil and religious institutes of the Milesians it applies, as if they sat for the picture. " A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. Besides, the people...
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A Comparative Display of the Different Opinions of the Most ..., Volume 2

Political science - 1811
...franchifes, and liberties, from a long line of anceftors. This policy appears to me to be the refult of profound reflection ; or rather the happy effect of following nature, which is wifdom without reflection, and above it. A fpirit of innovation is generally the refult of a felfim...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 pages
...privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. This policy appears to me to be Ihe result of profound reflection ; or rather the happy...of innovation is generally the result of a selfish * i temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to...
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Maxims, Opinions and Characters, Moral, Political, and Economical, Volume 1

Edmond Burke - English literature - 1815
...ing privileges, franchises and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. This policy appears to me to be the result of profound reflection ; or rather...which is wisdom without reflection, and above it. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure -principle...
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