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To these vexations , which in view of the growth in colonial population and
industries were by no means inconsiderable , she had , through the sheer
tactlessness of her agents , added many annoyances in methods of
... I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against a whole people ,
» — and that the surest conquests are those of peace . Though Burke could not
win over Parliament to his views on America , yet in 1780 he had better fortune in
1 This is surely a return to the high level of the dictum , “ I do not know the method
of drawing up an indictment against a whole people . ” The incidents connected
with the close of the trial of Warren Hastings , with the excitement over the ...
When leading statesmen held the belief , still common among ignorant people ,
that the surest method of enlarging national commerce is to restrict and retaliate ;
Burke advocated liberality . His narrow - minded constituents remonstrated , but ...
I never , ” he protested , “ was wild enough to conceive that one method would
serve for the whole , that the natives of Hindostan and those of Virginia could be
ordered in the same manner . ” 6 These several phases of Burke ' s bent for the ...
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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