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" My hold of the colonies is in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties which, though light as air, are strong as links of iron. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ... - Page 507
by Edmund Burke - 1889
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The Art of Speech ...

Luther Tracy Townsend - 1881 - 272 pages
...philosophy deep; moral, grave; logic and rhetoric, able to contend." Bacon. " My hold on the colonies is the close affection which grows from common names,...protection. These are ties which, though. light as air, yet are strong as links of iron." Burke. "But yesterday, and Britain might have stood against the world...
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The Republic of Republics: Or, American Federal Liberty

Bernard Janin Sage - 1881 - 656 pages
...appositely in the British Parliament: " My hold on the colonies," said he, " is the close affection that grows from common names, from kindred blood, from...protection. These are ties which, though light as air, are strong as iron. Let the colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1881 - 842 pages
...nnfittest person on earth to argiie another Enirliehmnn into slavery. . . . My hold of the colon Seals in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, nnd equal protection. These ore ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let...
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Modern Europe, a school history. To 1859. To the fall of Napoleon iii

John Lord - 1882 - 618 pages
...sagacity. " My hold of the colonies," said this great oracle of moral wisdom, " is the close affection gfu which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and from equal protection. These are the ties which, tnough light as air, are as strong as links of iron....
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English prose

James Baldwin - 1883 - 612 pages
...representation are inseparable." At the close of a long speech in defense of this position, Mr. Burke said : My hold of the colonies is in the close affection...protection. These are ties which, though light as air, are strong as links of iron. Let the colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with...
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The Course of Empire: Outlines of the Chief Political Changes in the History ...

1883 - 538 pages
...1775. A revenue from America transmitted hither ! Do not delude yourselves ; you can never receive it. For all service, whether of revenue, trade, or empire, my trust is in the interest which America has in the British Constitution. My hold of the colonies is in the close...
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Sir John Eliot. John Pym. Lord Chatham. Lord Mansfield. Edmund Burke

Charles Kendall Adams - 1884 - 340 pages
...be considerable in her quarter of the globe. There she may serve you, and serve you essentially. For that service, for all service, whether of revenue,...hold of the colonies is in the close affection which V grows from common names, from kindred [ , ^ blood, from similar privileges, and equal pro- j tection....
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 4

George Bancroft - 1884 - 480 pages
...You never can receive it, no, not a shilling. For all service, whether of revenue, trade, or empire, my hold of the colonies is in the close affection...blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. Let them always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government, they will cling...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the Continent ...

George Bancroft - 1884 - 484 pages
...You never can receive it, no, not a shilling. For all service, whether of revenue, trade, or empire, my hold of the colonies is in the close affection...blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. Let them always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government, they will cling...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 158

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1884 - 626 pages
...sentiment, but for our own imperial interest. In Burke's words, the hold we have of the Colonies lies in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar interests, m 142 England and her Second Colonial Empire. and equal protection. These, he says, are...
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