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authors , to the Bible and to English poets for passages which . have been
quoted by Burke , or which seem to have affected his thought or style , were
mostly collected by C . A . Goodrich , in his Select British Eloquence , and by E . J
. Payne ...
... according to their means , to the needs of the British Empire . Notwithstanding
these remonstrances , Grenville got his Stamp Act passed in 1765 . America was
furious . In October a congress of delegates from Massachusetts , Rhode Island ...
... it asserted the freedom of the provincial legislatures “ in all cases of taxation
and internal polity ” ; 3 it demanded the repeal of the obnoxious acts of
Parliament ; 4 it formed an agreement to stop trade with Great Britain , Ireland
and the British ...
... and slaughter , — as is proved by the very crimes of Hastings which Burke
labored to punish , by the general sympathy for the great criminal , by the defence
that he had extended the bounds of the British Empire , and by his final acquittal .
In theory the British Constitution , for example , might be as illogical as possible :
if as a matter of fact it protected person and property , Burke was well content to
let it stand unchanged . “ A man of warm speculative benevolence , ” he wrote ...
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This well-crafted address was presented as a series of suggestions for a way to conciliate the American colonists and avoid a revolt. The common-sense points that Burke makes and the ways that he goes ... Прочетете пълната рецензия