Burke ' s first essays in authorship were his Vindication of Natural Society and A
Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful ,
both published in 1756 . These were followed by an Account of the European ...
The determination of these questions depends , not upon abstract ideas of right
or general theories of government , but upon the particular nature and
circumstances of America . With this introduction , Burke enters upon an account
of the ...
... Revolution , in which he attacked the revolution , its principles and leaders ,
with the utmost vehemence , and pointed out the evils which he was convinced
must flow from the spread or adoption of the democratic ideas which underlay it .
... natural abilities for the proper execution of that trust , I was obliged to take more
than common pains to instruct myself in everything which relates to our colonies .
I was not less under the necessity of forming some fixed ideas concerning the ...
the resolution moved by the noble lord , has admitted , notwithstanding the
menacing front of our address , notwithstanding our heavy bill of pains and
penalties , that we do not think ourselves precluded from all ideas of 5 free grace
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This well-crafted address was presented as a series of suggestions for a way to conciliate the American colonists and avoid a revolt. The common-sense points that Burke makes and the ways that he goes ... Leer reseña completa