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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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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - Constitutions - 1963 - 585 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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Monarchisms in the Age of Enlightenment: Liberty, Patriotism, and the Common ...

John Christian Laursen, Luisa Simonutti, H. W. Blom - History - 2007 - 306 pages
...all that opposition of interests; you had that action and counteraction which, in the natural as in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe.' It is identical to the Newtonian or Copernican scientific imagery employed by Montesquieu in The Spirit...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 588 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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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 588 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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The universal anthology, a collection of the best literature ..., Volume 19

Richard Garnett - 1899
...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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Reflections on the French Revolution

Edmund Burke - France - 1955 - 369 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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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 60

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1859
...all that opposition of interests, you had that action and counteraction which, in the nataral and in the political world, from the reciprocal struggle...discordant powers, draws out the harmony of the universe. These opposed and conflicting interest«, which you considered as so great a blemish in your old and...
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The Pacific Spectator the New Latin America and the United States, the ...

...to a very young gentleman at Paris that it is action and counter-action 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 . . . interpose a salutary check to all precipitate resolutions....
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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 Universe2." It is true that one might think, on reading the Club debates that Burke's moderation deserted...
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Official Record of the Debates ...

Australia - 1897
...and opposition of claims and interest?, that action and counteraction which, in the words of Burke, " from the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers draws out the harmony of the Universe." We must, therefore, approach the consideration of this question with minds clear of the cant and prejudices...
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