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" The question with me is not whether you have a right to render your people miserable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do. "
FREE GOVERNMENT IN ENGLAND AND AMERICA: - Side 570
av S.M. JOHNSON. - 1864
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Dictionary of National Biography, Volum 7

Leslie Stephen - 1886
...hours. With the question of the right of taxation he would have nothing to do. ' It is not,' he said, ' what a lawyer tells me I may do, but what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do.' The resolutions were negatived by 270 to 78. Burke's health seems to have suffered from his unavailing...
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The Living Age ..., Volum 177

1888
...literary Jacobin. So was Burke, — the author of those wise sentences that still ring in our ears : " The question with me is, not whether you have a right to render your people miserable, tut whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do,...
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Problems in American Society: Some Social Studies

Joseph Henry Crooker - 1889 - 293 sider
...anywhere else, in his speech on "Conciliation with America," of which the following is a specimen : "The question with me is, not whether you have a right...humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ought to do." Burke used his voice for fourteen years against Warren Hastings in one prolonged and eloquent plea...
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Speeches on the American War: And Letter to the Sheriffs of Bristol

Edmund Burke - 1891 - 242 sider
...intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not 5 whether you have a right to render your people miserable...the worse for being a generous one? Is no concession 10 proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant ? Or does it lessen...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Herbert Baxter Adams - 1892 - 84 sider
...question of constitutional law ; he was for restoring tranquillity. " The question with me is," he says, " not whether you have a right to render your people...do; but what humanity, reason and justice tell me 1 Speech on Taxation, Payne's Select Works of Burke, Vol. I, p. 153-4. I ought to do."1 Burke would...
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Proceedings of the ... Convocation

University of the State of New York - 1893
...deference. " The question with me," he said to English legislators in regard to us, "is not whether yon have a right to render your people miserable, but...whether it is not your interest to make them happy." By this philosophy the question for us is not whether it is within abstract right and legality to leave...
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Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - 1894 - 100 sider
...whole have sunk." 30 I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right...happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but 35 what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I our/lit to do. Is a politic act the worse for being...
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Orations and Arguments by English and American Statesmen

Cornelius Beach Bradley - 1894 - 378 sider
...whole have sunk." 30 I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right...happy. It is not what a lawyer tells me I may do, but / 35 what humanity, reason, and justice tell me I ou<jlit to do. Is a politic act the worse for being...
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Conciliation with the Colonies

Edmund Burke - 1894 - 100 sider
...whole have sunk." 30 I do not intend to be overwhelmed in that bog, though in such respectable company. The question with me is, not whether you have a right to render your people mis• erable, but whether it is not your interest to make them happy. It is not what a lawyer tells...
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The Principles of Rhetoric

Adams Sherman Hill - 1895 - 431 sider
...and ten times the money."4 Burke makes frequent and effective use of antithesis. For example : — " The question with me is, not whether you have a right...do. Is a politic act the worse for being a generous oneV Is no concession proper, but that which is made from your want of right to keep what you grant?...
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