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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. "
Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings of Certain ... - Página 35
por Edmund Burke - 1814 - 246 páginas
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Review of the session, speech on August 23, 1839, Volumen1

John Singleton Copley (1st baron Lyndhurst.) - 1839
...liberties, from a long line of Ancestors." " A spirit of Innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward...of England well know, that the idea of Inheritance is a sure principle of Conservation, and a sure principle of Transmission, without at all excluding...
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The Cape of Good Hope and the Eastern Province of Algoa Bay, &c. &c: With ...

John Centlivres Chase - 1843 - 388 páginas
...specially belonging to the people, without any reference whatever to any other more general or prior right. The people of England well know that the idea of inheritance...improvement, It leaves acquisition free, but it secures all it acquires. Such is the language of Burke, who, speaking of two truly great lawyers Coke and Blackstone,...
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James Stamford Caldwell - 1843 - 351 páginas
...seemed always to mean more than he said. 2 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 back to their ancestors. The people of England well know that the idea of inheritance furnishes a sure...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 páginas
...wisdom without reflection, and above it. 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 1 W. and M. c backward to their ancestors. Besides, the people of England well know, that the idea...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volumen6

1847
...wisdom without reflection and above it. A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward...posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. . . . Our political system is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world,...
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Shilling Magazine VOL.VI.July-December

Douglas Jerrold's - 1847
...wisdom without reflection and above it. A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward...posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. . . . Our political system is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world,...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volumen6

Douglas Jerrold - 1847
...wisdom without reflection and above it. A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward...posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors. . . . Our political system is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world,...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - 1851 - 659 páginas
...i.. the school of genius. — GIBBON. 2. A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish r & Brothers — BUKKI;. 3. High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus or of Ind, Or...
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The Republic: A Monthly Magazine of American Literature ..., Volúmenes3-4

1852
...who, if famed for any one property especially, it was that of virtue and honesty combined. Burke says, "People will not look forward to posterity who never look backward to their ancestors." And let me ask, sir, what are our administrators doing for posterity ? If we may judge from the concessions...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volumen32

1852
...wisdom without reflection and above it. A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward...It leaves acquisition free, but it secures what it has acquired." Without permanence, the institutions of a country would be destitute of that weight...
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