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" Brazil. No sea but what is vexed by their fisheries. No climate that is not witness to their toils. Neither the perseverance of Holland, nor the activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous... "
The North American Review - Page 101
edited by - 1834
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1756
...the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hard industry to the extent to which it has been pushed...gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood. When I contemplate these things ; when I know that the colonies in general owe little or nothing to...
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The Maritime Law of Europe, Volume 1

Domenico Alberto Azuni - Maritime law - 1806
...activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity " of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of " hardy industry, to the extent to...are still, as it were, but in " the gristle, and not hardened into the bone of manhood." Burke's Speech, for conciliation u'Hli tie American colonies. —...
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Economica: A Statistical Manual for the United States of America

Samuel Blodget - Electronic book - 1806 - 202 pages
...activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprize, ever carried their most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which it has been pursued by this recent people ; a people who are still in the gristle, and not yet hardened into...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which...gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood. When I contemplate these things ; when I know that the colonies in general owe little or nothing to...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which...gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood. When I contemplate these things ; when I know that the colonies in general owe little or nothing to...
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The Parliamentary History of England from the Earliest Period to ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1813
...the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hard industry to the extent to which it has been pushed...gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood. When I contemplate these things ; when I know that the colonies in general owe little or nothing to...
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The Columbian Reader: Comprising a New and Various Selection of Elegant ...

Rodolphus Dickinson - Readers - 1815 - 204 pages
...the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprize, ever carried this most perilous mode of hard industry to the extent to which it has been pushed by this recent N people; a people who are still, as it were, but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone...
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A Statistical View of the Commerce of the United States of America: Its ...

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1816 - 407 pages
...activity of France, nor the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried their most perilous mode of hardy industry to the extent to which it has been pursued by this recent people ; a people who are still in the gristle, and not hardened into manhood."...
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A Discourse on Religious Education: Delivered at Hingham, May 10, 1818 ...

Andrews Norton - Religious education - 1818 - 27 pages
...individual not very aged may reach hack to the time, when we were, as Mr. Burke described us, ' a people but in the gristle, and not yet hardened into the bone of manhood ;' that before that time, little literary labor was to be expected from the poor and hardy adventurers...
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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - English prose literature - 1819 - 435 pages
...the dexterous and firm sagacity of English enterprise, ever carried this most perilous mode of hard industry to the extent to which it has been pushed...recent people ; a people who are still, as it were, but ki the gristle, aud not yet hardened into the bone of c manhood. When I contemplate these things ;...
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