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" ... that action and counteraction which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe. "
Great Debates in American History: Revenue: the tariff and taxation - Page 65
edited by - 1913
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Modern English Literature: Its Blemishes and Defects

Henry Hegart Breen - English language - 1857 - 307 pages
...truth. Burke' s words are : — " You had that action and counteraction, which in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe." — Reflections on the French Revolution. The following are some of the passages in which Alison has...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 60

1859
...all that opposition of interests, you had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe. These opposed and confiictiug' interests, which, you considered as so great a blemish in your old and...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...are rebels from principle. Ibid. You had that action and counteraction, which in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe.* Ibid. The worthy gentleman who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election, and in the...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - Quotations, English - 1869 - 458 pages
...tribute, and has collected riches from every scene of the creation and every walk of ait.' natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe.* On the French Revolution. The worthy gentlemen who has been snatched from us at the moment of the election,...
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Special Report on the Customs-tariff Legislation of the United States: With ...

United States. Department of the Treasury. Bureau of Statistics - Tariff - 1872 - 137 pages
...this great crisis upon which gentlemen are so eloquent? What if there be some excitement of feeling, let us agree to see in it, as long as we can, " merely...language of one of the- wisest men and most accomplished rniuds that ever lived. I hope our example may illustrate its truth. Mr. Bates, of Massachusetts, addressed...
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The African Repository, Volume 48

African Americans - 1872
...words of BURKE, we shall see the results of "that action and counteraction, which in the natural and political world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant...powers, draws out the harmony of the universe" This skillful use of idiosyncracies is a marked feature in God's providence, and indispensable to His great...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...Army Estimates. Vol. \\\. p. 221. You had that action and counteraction, which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers draws out the harmony of the universe.1 Reflections on the Revolution in France. Vol. iii. /. 277. It is now sixteen or seventeen...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1876 - 636 pages
...all that opposition of interests, you had that action and counteraction, which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe. These opposed and conflicting interests, which you considered as so great a blemish in your old and...
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Burke, Select Works, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1877 - 712 pages
...all that opposition of interests, you had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe. These opposed and conflicting interests, which you considered as so great a blemish in your old and...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Sources Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations, English - 1878 - 864 pages
...Army Estimates. Vol. iii. /. 221. You had that action and counteraction, which, in the natural and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers draws out the harmony of the universe.1 Kf flections on the Revolution in France. Vol. iii./. 277. It is now sixteen or seventeen...
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