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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
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Social Organization; a Study of the Larger Mind

Charles Horton Cooley - Social psychology - 1909 - 436 pages
...sounds. We want what Burke described as " 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."* So far as likeness is necessary it is apparently a likeness of essential ideas and, still more, of...
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Social Organization; a Study of the Larger Mind

Charles Horton Cooley - Social psychology - 1909 - 426 pages
...sounds. We want what Burke described as "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."* So far as likeness is necessary it is apparently a likeness of essential ideas and, still more, of...
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On Taste: On the Sublime and Beautiful; Reflections on the French Revolution ...

Edmund Burke - Aesthetics - 1909 - 443 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 bletpish in your old and...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 24

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1911
...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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...visiting Mr. Blaine. Oct. 29, 1884. 22 You had that action and counteraction which, in the natural and in olesomest, old pippins toothsomest, old wood burn...brightest, old linen wash whitest? Old soldiers, sweetheart BURKE — Reflexions on the Revolution in France. Vol. III. P. 277. Of this stamp is the cant of, not...
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The Early Life, Correspondence and Writings of the Rt. Hon. Edmund Burke, LL ...

Edmund Burke - Dublin (Ireland) - 1923 - 418 pages
...is founded on compromise and barter1." It is "action and counter-action which in the natural and in the political world from the reciprocal struggle of...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the Universe*." It is true that one might think, on reading the Club debates that Burke's moderation deserted him altogether...
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Studies in the History of Political Philosophy Before and After ..., Volume 2

Charles Edwyn Vaughan - Philosophy, Modern - 1925
...and all that opposition of interests, all 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.' 3 It lays itself out not for ' an excellence in simplicity ' — ' the simple governments are,' in...
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Selections

Edmund Burke - 1925 - 469 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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Selected Letters of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Biography & Autobiography - 1984 - 497 pages
...that combine or oppose one another in "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."60 Discordance does not produce social contradiction, in that strange Marxist expression...
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