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" Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke: A vindication of natural ... - Page 467
by Edmund Burke - 1889
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The Jacksonian Epoch

Charles Henry Peck - 1899 - 494 pages
...191. Edmund Burke's explanation is more profound. In speaking of the Southern colonies, he said : " Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. ... In such a people the haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it,...
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Speech of Edmund Burke on Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - 1900 - 274 pages
...northward. It is, that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. 675 Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. Not seeing there, that...
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Edmund Burke's Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies: Delivered ...

Edmund Burke - 1900 - 464 pages
...northward. It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free are by far~the most proud and jealous of tlieiFfreedom.^ FreeoTbm~iiTto them not only an enjoyment, but a...
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Conciliation with the American Colonies

Edmund Burke - 1900 - 136 pages
...northward. It is, that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have avast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free, 15 are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment,...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - 1901 - 608 pages
...northward. It is, that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude, of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...seeing there, that freedom, as in countries where it.is a common blessing, and as broad and general as iffe'air, may be united with much abject toil,...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 30

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank R. Stockton, Julian Hawthorne - 1901 - 450 pages
...a vast multitude of slaves, said Burke, with his habitual profound insight into political forces, " those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous...in countries where it is a common blessing, and as 1 By permission of Longmans, Green. & Co. broad and general as the air, may be united with much abject...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 1901 - 186 pages
...of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Free15 dom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank...as broad and general as the air, may be united with riuch abject toil, with great misery, with all the exterior of servitude, 20 liberty looks, amongst...
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Harper's Encyclopædia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1902, Volume 4

Benson John Lossing - 1901 - 522 pages
...the northward. It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast number of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are...jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them not only enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege. Not seeing there thut freedom, as in countries where it...
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Orations and Addresses

Richard Salter Storrs - 1901 - 600 pages
...than in others, because they had a multitude of slaves; and "where this is the case," he affirmed, " in any part of the world, those who are free, are...by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. . . . The haughtiness of domination combines with the spirit of freedom, fortifies it, and renders...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 1901 - 182 pages
...can be fully appreciated only by those readers to whom the half-quoted phrases are familiar. Freedom is a "common blessing, and as broad and general as the air"; "Clouds indeed and darkness rest upon the future"; "When the day-star of the English constitution had...
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