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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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Westmoreland and Portland Places: The History and Architecture of America's ...

Julius Hunter, Julius K. Hunter - 1988 - 231 pages
...residential district, one that became an architectural hallmark for the entire nation. 3 . THE TIES THAT BIND My hold of the colonies is in the close affection which grows from commons names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties which,...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - 1999 - 978 pages
...he considerahle in her quarter of the glohe. There she may serve you, and serve you essentially. For that service, for all service, whether of revenue,...affection which grows from common names, from kindred hlood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties which, though light as air, are...
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On Empire, Liberty, and Reform: Speeches and Letters

Edmund Burke - 2000 - 540 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,...colonies is in the close affection which grows from 33 Paradise Lost 4.96-97. common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection....
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Edmund Burke: Modernity, Politics and Aesthetics

Stephen K. White - 2002 - 134 pages
...bond that is the real foundation of Great Britain's "hold" over its colonies: "Close affection . . . grows from common names, from kindred blood, from...which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron."25 But governments can corrode these links by abusive policies. Against the recourse to "absolute...
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La Cultura Mediatica

Josep V. Gavaldà Roca - 2002 - 294 pages
...290) the reconciliation of Great Britain with her American colonies: My hold of Ihc colonies is in (he close affection which grows from common names, from...similar privileges, and equal protection. These are lies which, though light as air, are as strong as links of steel. Let the colonies always keep the...
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Political Thinkers: From Aristotle to Marx

John B. Morrall - 2004 - 162 pages
...more powerful. We quote again Burke's apparent anticipation of the ideal of the modern commonwealth: My hold of the colonies is in the close affection...from common names, from kindred blood, from similar priveleges, and equal protection. These are ties, which, though light as air, are as strong as links...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2005 - 918 pages
...number of strictly federal offenses, and secondly to nonpolitical ones." (Chap. 6, n. 59, above.) . . . My hold of the colonies is in the close affection...blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. . . . Let the colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government;...
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Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president

Woodrow Wilson - 2006 - 469 pages
...masterful quality of the race, its intense and elevated conviction. "My hold on the colonies," he declares, "is in the close affection which grows from common...similar privileges, and equal protection. These are the ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let the colonies always keep the...
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