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... 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 ...
... 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 .
nimity in politics , ” he said in closing , “ is not seldom the truest wisdom ; and a
great empire and little minds go ill together . . . . Our ancestors have made the
most extensive , and the only honorable conquests , not by destroying but by ...
The burning sun , the strange vegetation of the palm and the cocoa - tree , the
ricefield , the tank , the huge trees older than the Mogul Empire , under which the
village crowds assemble , the thatched roof of the peasant ' s hut , the rich tracery
In all the despotisms of the East it has been observed that the further any part of
the empire is removed from the capital the more do its inhabitants enjoy some
sort of rights and privileges ; the more inefficacious is the power of the monarch ...
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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