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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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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...EXAMPLES. 1. Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude i.. the school of genius. — GIBBON. 2. 3)K will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors. — BUKKI;. 3. High...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, Ư of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1852 - 947 pages
...inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. The 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 backtcard to their ancestors. Besides, the people...
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Select British Eloquence: Embracing the Best Speeches Entire, of the Most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Speeches, addresses, etc., English - 1852 - 947 pages
...inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. The policy appears to me to be the result of profound reflection, or, rather,...result of a selfish temper and confined views. People trill not look forward to posterity, icho never look backward to their ancestor!. Besides, the people...
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The Church of England quarterly review

1852
...our forefathers and to be transmitted to our posterity :" — " This policy (he adds) 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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The Works and Correspondance of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1852
...inheriting privileges, franchises, and liberties, from a long line of ancestors. The 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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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - 1852
...franchises, and liberties, frore a long line of ancestors. The policy appears to me to be the result ->f profound reflection, or, rather, the happy effect...the result of a selfish temper and confined views. Penple will not look fortrard to pottcrily, who nci-cr look backward to then ancestor!. Besides, the...
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Select British eloquence: embracing the best speeches entire, of the most ...

Chauncey Allen Goodrich - Great Britain - 1853 - 947 pages
...ancestors. The policy appears to me to be (he result of profound reflection, or, rather, the hnppv effect of following nature, which is wisdom without...result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who neuer look backward to their ancestor!. Besides, the people...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...letter of the law against the equity, is the most insupportable. — Sir R. L' Estrange. INNOVATION. — 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. — Burke. INNUENDOS....
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Gatherings from many authors, by P.S. Sparling

Philip Smith Sparling - 1854
...worst contingencies, formed his calculations with admirable skill. ENGLAND'S CONSTITUTIONAL POLICY. 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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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1855
...of ancestors. ' 1 W. and M. \ This policy appears to me to be the result of profound re- v flection; or rather the happy effect of following nature, which...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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