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For example , he was in debt thirty thousand pounds to Lord Rockingham at the
death of the latter in 1782 , and Rockingham directed that the debt should be
cancelled in view of Burke ' s faithful services . From these facts and others it ...
The immediate power of a Duke of Richmond or a Marquis of Rockingham is not
so much of moment ; but , if their conduct and example hand down their
principles to their successors , then their houses become the public repositories
For example , in 1778 a bill was proposed for relaxing some of the restrictions
upon Irish commerce . At once the English merchants , those of Bristol among the
rest , with short - sighted jealousy raised a cry of protest . But Burke was unmoved
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 ...
He had never visited India , for example : nevertheless he had read and studied
huge masses of facts about that country , and had animated them by his
imagination until , as Macaulay puts it , “ India and its inhabitants were not to him ,
as to ...
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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