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" By a constitutional policy, working after the pattern of nature, we receive, we hold, we transmit our government and our privileges, in the same manner in which we enjoy and transmit our property and our lives. "
Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ... - Página 35
por Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 páginas
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Providence and the Invention of the United States, 1607-1876

Nicholas Guyatt - 2007 - 341 páginas
...which have so often been given from pulpits." According to Burke, the "institutions of policy" and the "gifts of Providence, are handed down, to us and from us, in the same course and order." While historical providentialism envisaged a progressive plan for human history, Burke argued for the...
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Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s: Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth

Susan Manly - 2007 - 204 páginas
...innovation' that attaches English society to the 'entailed inheritance' of a 'political system ... in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world'; but contrary to Burke's conviction that the 'spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish...
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Antiquity as the Source of Modernity: Freedom and Balance in the Thought of ...

Thomas Chaimowicz - 2011 - 151 páginas
...after the pattern of nature, we receive, we hold, we transmit our government and our privileges, in the same manner in which we enjoy and transmit our property and our lives." The result is an image of a constitution which is never outdated, always alive and removed from the fashions...
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William Wordsworth: 'Lyrical Ballads'

Richard Gravil - 2008 - 104 páginas
...it'. According to Burke, 'we receive, we hold and transmit our government and our privileges, in the same manner in which we enjoy and transmit our property and our lives'. That is, we must hand on political institutions to our successors in the form in which we receive them...
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