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" Our political system is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world, and with the mode of existence decreed to a permanent body composed of transitory parts ; wherein, by the disposition of a stupendous wisdom, moulding together... "
Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ... - Seite 144
von Edmund Burke - 1804
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The Cambridge History of English Literature, 1660-1780

John Richetti - 2005 - 945 Seiten
...on the fears of these target readers, Burke insinuates, over and over again, that while the British political system 'is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world', what is happening in France 'seems out of nature'. In this way, conservative ideology is presented...
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An Imaginative Whig: Reassessing the Life and Thought of Edmund Burke

Ian Crowe - 2005 - 247 Seiten
...the best-known passage in Burke's later writings is his description of the British constitution as placed in "a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world."25 A similar passage that seems to me as important — though instructively different in its...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1963 - 585 Seiten
...enjoy and transmit our property and our lives. The institutions of policy, the goods of fortune, the gifts of Providence, are handed down to us, and from...wherein, by the disposition of a stupendous wisdom, moulding together the great mysterious incorporation of the human race, the whole, at one time, is...
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Northrop Frye's Notebooks on Renaissance Literature

Northrop Frye - 2006 - 494 Seiten
...conservation, and a sure principle of transmission; without at all excluding a principle of improvement. . . . Our political system is placed in a just correspondence...wherein, by the disposition of a stupendous wisdom, moulding together the great mysterious incorporation of the human race, the whole, at one time, is...
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Jeremiah Joyce: Radical, Dissenter and Writer

John Issitt - 2006 - 185 Seiten
...beyond human reason and that the legitimacy of government and social hierarchy rested on the fact that 'Our political system is placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world'.3 Burke's views on reason and government came to dominate the political stage and rational dissenters...
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Family Feuds: Wollstonecraft, Burke, and Rousseau on the Transformation of ...

Eileen Hunt Botting - 2012 - 266 Seiten
...tenor of perpetual decay, fall, renovation, and progression." 53 The British constitutional monarchy is "placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world" insofar as generations of people pass through its stable and enduring political institutions. Like...
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Paranoia and Modernity: Cervantes to Rousseau

John Farrell - 2006 - 341 Seiten
...stands in wonder before "the disposition of a stupendous wisdom" in the English social order, a system "placed in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world," a mechanism both providential and natural, "the result of profound reflection, or rather the happy...
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Providence and the Invention of the United States, 1607-1876

Nicholas Guyatt - 2007 - 341 Seiten
...which have so often been given from pulpits." According to Burke, the "institutions of policy" and the "gifts of Providence, are handed down, to us and from us, in the same course and order." While historical providentialism envisaged a progressive plan for human history, Burke argued for the...
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Language, Custom and Nation in the 1790s: Locke, Tooke, Wordsworth, Edgeworth

Susan Manly - 2007 - 204 Seiten
...innovation' that attaches English society to the 'entailed inheritance' of a 'political system ... in a just correspondence and symmetry with the order of the world'; but contrary to Burke's conviction that the 'spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 588 Seiten
...enjoy and transmit our property and our lives. The institutions of policy, the goods of fortune, the gifts of Providence, are handed down to us, and from...wherein, by the disposition of a stupendous wisdom, moulding together the great mysterious incorporation of the human race, the whole, at one time, is...
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