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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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The speeches of the earl of Chatham, the Hon. R.B. Sheridan, Lord Erskine ...

William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1853 - 170 pages
...and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgoverument at a distance ; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze. " The last cause of this disobedient spirit in the colonies is hardly less powerful than the rest,...
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A DIGEST OF THE LAWS, CUSTOM, MANNERS, AND INSTITUTIONS OF THE ANCIENT AND ...

THOMAS DEW - 1853
...American affairs, 1775, he speaks of them as that profession which 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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The works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1857
...and judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgoverninent at a distance ; and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze. The last cause of this disobedient spirit in the colonies is hardly less powerful than the rest, as...
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A Digest of the Laws, Customs, Manners, and Institutions of the Ancient and ...

Thomas Roderick Dew - History - 1856 - 662 pages
...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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The most eminent orators and statesmen of ancient and modern times ...

David Addison Harsha - Orators - 1857 - 518 pages
...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." The peroration of this speech is uncommonly fine: " My hold of the colonies," added Mr. Burke, " is...
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A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty: And on the Writ of Habeas ...

Rollin Carlos Hurd - Extradition - 1858 - 677 pages
...judge of the pressure of the grievance by the badness of the principle. They augur misgovernment from a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." 2 Burke's Works, 38. The last observation was verified in the sudden and general alarm which was excited...
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ADVENTURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICANS;

HENRY HOWE - 1859
...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." Such was the superiority of Otis over every other member of the house in talents, information, and...
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The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased

Henry Simpson - Biography - 1859 - 993 pages
...was one of those discerning keen-sighted patriots who, in the language of an eloquent statesman, " augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." No less prompt to act than vigilant to discover, he was among the first to raise his voice and extend...
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The Lives of Eminent Philadelphians, Now Deceased

Henry Simpson - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1859 - 993 pages
...was one of those discerning keen-sighted patriots who, in the language of an eloquent statesman, " augur misgovernment at a distance, and snuff the approach of tyranny in every tainted breeze." No less prompt to act than vigilant to discover, he was among the first to raise his voice and extend...
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The Pulpit of the American Revolution: Or, The Political Sermons of the ...

John Wingate Thornton - United States - 1860 - 537 pages
..."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." Mr. Webster studied this phase of our history. He says our fathers " went to war against a preamble...
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