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" My hold of the colonies is in the close affection which grows from common names, from kindred blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. These are ties, which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. "
Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860 - Seite 145
von Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
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Edmund Burke and Ireland: Aesthetics, Politics and the Colonial Sublime

Luke Gibbons - 2003 - 304 Seiten
...important for his view that structures are not simply foundations, but rather spread throughout the system: 'These are ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron.'18 This dispersal throughout the system - Burke also uses the metaphor of rays of light being...
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The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920

Jonathan M. Hansen - 2010 - 280 Seiten
...and equal protection. Rising before Parliament in 1755, Burke urged his peers to "let the [American] colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government." Only then will they "cling and grapple to you, and no force under heaven will be of the power to tear...
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Political Thinkers: From Aristotle to Marx

Geraint Parry - 2004
...more powerful. We quote again Burke's apparent anticipation of the ideal of the modern commonwealth: My hold of the colonies is in the close affection...from common names, from kindred blood, from similar priveleges, and equal protection. These are ties, which, though light as air, are as strong as links...
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The Constitutionalist: Notes on the First Amendment

George Anastaplo - 2005 - 826 Seiten
...number of strictly federal offenses, and secondly to nonpolitical ones." (Chap. 6, n. 59, above.) . . . My hold of the colonies is in the close affection...blood, from similar privileges, and equal protection. . . . Let the colonies always keep the idea of their civil rights associated with your government;...
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Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president

Woodrow Wilson - 2006 - 429 Seiten
...masterful quality of the race, its intense and elevated conviction. "My hold on the colonies," he declares, "is in the close affection which grows from common...similar privileges, and equal protection. These are the ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron. Let the colonies always keep the...
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Colonial Ambition: Foundations of Australian Democracy

Peter Cochrane - 2006 - 581 Seiten
...over as if it did not exist. He quoted Burke 's lovely metaphor for imperial rule as it should be — "ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron" — and as he moved towards the end of his speech he warned that this was the "eleventh hour" and the...
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Human Chemistry (Volume Two)

Libb Thims - 2007 - 436 Seiten
...Edmund Burke stated in his Speech on Conciliation with America, in reference to human bonds, that 'these ties which, though light as air, are as strong as links of iron.' This, of course, is a metaphor. The links of iron are called metallic bonds, in which the atoms are...
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