Edmund Burke of Beaconsfield
University of Delaware Press, 2003 - 212 страници
"This portrait of the private Burke is based upon the largely unpublished correspondence of his wife Jane Nugent Burke and other family members, the published and unpublished correspondence of those who knew him, relevant public records, and local lore. Since Burke was an Irishman living in England and an outsider making his way between the English aristocracy and Whig peers, his domestic and private lives are important factors in his success. Private friendships had to do for Burke what family connections did for English public officials. In essence, the dynamic interrelationship between Burke's private life and public identity is a key to understanding his politics."--BOOK JACKET.
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Страница 27 - ... with no public direction in what course to pursue his inquiries ; no private assistance to remove the distresses and difficulties which will always embarrass a beginner. In this situation he is expected to sequester himself from the world, and by a tedious, lonely process to extract the theory of law from a mass of undigested learning ; or else, by an assiduous attendance on the courts, to pick up theory and practice together, sufficient to qualify him for the ordinary run of business.