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the boxes of stamps into the sea ; in most they compelled the stamp officers to
resign ; and in Massachusetts a mob sacked the house of Chief Justice
Hutchinson . At this juncture Lord Rockingham , leader of that faction of the Old
Whigs with ...
In his boyhood , as we have seen , he endeavored to master the history of his “
poor country " ; and later he tried to secure justice for it , though at the expense of
offending his Bristol constituents . Then , when. 1 Works , IV , 377 . 2 Morley ' s ...
3 The first of the moral principles on which Burke rested great weight was justice .
Where duller men would have been stolidly indifferent , his powerful imagination
enabled him to feel keenly the burdens of the oppressed . Thus it was for ...
commonplaces ” at that time ; for the idea that a nation was bound by the same
code of justice as an individual was far less generally accepted than now . Every
European power regarded the acquisition of territory as ample excuse for ...
2 Many men have been as zealous as Burke for justice and generosity , but
comparatively few have added to their zeal the saving knowledge that perfect
justice can never be attained in this world ; that human institutions are at best ...
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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