Thus, by preserving the method of nature in the conduct of the state, in what we improve, we are never wholly new; in what we retain, we are never wholly obsolete. Burke, Select Works - Seite 33von Edmund Burke - 1898 - 712 SeitenVollansicht
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...decay, fall, renovation, and progression. Thus, by preserving the method of Nature in the conduct of the state, in what we improve we are never wholly new,...adhering in this manner and on those principles to 3iir forefathers, we are guided, not by the superstition Df antiquarians, but by the spirit of philosophic...