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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks - Page 234
edited by - 1807
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 3

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1807 - 458 pages
...excuses. " No," he exclaims, " I did not obey your instructions. I conformed to the instructioi >s of truth and nature, and maintained your interest, against your opinions, with the constancy that became me. A representative worthy of you, ought to be a person of stability. J...
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The British Cicero: Or, A Selection of the Most Admired Speeches ..., Volume 1

Oratory - 1808 - 540 pages
...what have we got, or ever shall get, but defeat and shame ? I did not obey your instructions — No. I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...maintained your interest, against your opinions, with a con•atancy that became me. A representative worthy of you ought to be a person of stability. I am...
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The American Review of History and Politics, and General ..., Volume 4

Europe - 1812 - 500 pages
...what have we got, or shall ever get, but defeat and shame? I did not obey your instructions! No, I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...and I must have five years hence. I was not to look at the flash of the day. I knew that you chose me, in my place along with others, to be a pillar of...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 33

England - 1833 - 1006 pages
...instructions. No ; I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature, and maintained your interests against your opinions, with a constancy that became...representative worthy of you ought to be a person of stahility. 1 am to look indeed to your opinions. But to such opinions as you and I must look to, five...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

Sir James Prior - 1824 - 618 pages
...it effect." On another occasion (1780), he told them — " I did not obey your instructions : No. I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...opinions ; but to such opinions as you and I must look to five years hence. I was not to look at the flash of the day. I knew that you chose me, in my...
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Memoir of the life and character of ... Edmund Burke; with specimens of his ...

sir James Prior - 1826 - 1108 pages
...it effect." On another occasion (1780), he told them — " I did not obey your instructions : No. I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...indeed to your opinions ; but to such opinions as vou and I must look to five years hence. I was not to look at the flash of the day. I knew that you...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 34

1826 - 938 pages
...instructions. No. I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature, and I maintained your interests against your opinions, with a constancy that became...stability. I am to look indeed to -your opinions; but to Mich opinions as you and I must look to, five rears hence. I was not to look at the flush of the day....
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1827 - 854 pages
...it effect. " On another occasion (1780), he told them—' I did not obey your instructions : no. 1 conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...ought to be a person of stability. I am to look indeed t to your opinions ; but to such opinions as you ana I must look to five years hence. I was not to...
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The Beauties of Burke: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1828 - 182 pages
...what have we got, or shall ever get, but defeat and shame ? I did not obey your instructions : no, I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...hence. I was not to look to the flash of the day. 1 knew that you chose me, in my place, along with others, to be a pillar of the state, and not a weathercock...
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A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 6

Thomas Curtis - Aeronautics - 1829 - 828 pages
...what have we got, or shall ever get, but defeat and shame ? I did not obey your instructions : no, I conformed to the instructions of truth and nature,...against your opinions, with a constancy that became me. Burke. Through the same plan of a conformity to nature in our artificial institutions, and by calling...
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