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" In other countries, the people, more simple and of a less mercurial cast, judge of an ill principle in government only by an actual grievance. Here they anticipate the evil, and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They... "
Southern Law Review and Chart of the Southern Law and Collection Union - Page 381
1877
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a collection of the political writings of william leggett

theodore sedgwick, jr - 1840
...they anticipate the evil, and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance ; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Little is this compliment deserved at the present day, whatever may have been the case at the period...
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A collection of the political writings of William Leggett, Volumes 1-2

William Leggett, Theodore Sedgwick - Political science - 1840
...they anticipate the evil, and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Little is this compliment deserved at the present day, whatever may have been the case at the period...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...^toey anticipate the evil and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." * * * " Three thousand miles of ocean lie between you and the colonies. No contrivance can prevent...
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The natural history of society in the barbarous and civilized state

William Cooke Taylor - 1840
...anticipate the evil, and judge of the pressure of the future grievance by the badness of the principle. " They augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze."* * Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America, p. 86. The value of free discussion as a kind of safety-valve...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 2

Freeman Hunt, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1840
...and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernmcnt at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Nor did this consummate statesman judge this people's daring spirit of commercial enterprise less accurately,...
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A memoir of the political life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - 1840
...and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovermnent at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." * * * " Three thousand miles of ocean lie between you and the colonies. No contrivance can prevent...
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The Pictorial History of England During the Reign of George the Third: 1760-1785

George Lillie Craik, Charles MacFarlane - Great Britain - 1841
...they anticipate the evil, and judge of the presence of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." Black slavery too, according to Burke, gave additional growth and vivacity to American liberty. The...
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The Natural History of Society in the Barbarous and Civilized ..., Volume 2

William Cooke Taylor - Civilization - 1841 - 332 pages
...anticipate the evil, and judge of the pressure of the future grievance by the badness of the principle. " They augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze."* The value of free discussion as a kind of safety-valve by which dangerous accumulations of popular...
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The Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...In his speech on American affairs, 1775, he speaks of them as that profession which teaches men to "augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." He has certainly underrated the lawyers of the National Assembly. In England, owing to the organization...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1844
...American affairs, 1775, he spealis of them as that profession wnich teaches men to "augur misgovemment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." He has certainly underrated the lawyers of the National Assembly. In England, owing to the organization...
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