In the present instance , accordingly , it seems unnecessary to say more than that
I have sought , in harmony with the general plan of the Gateway Series , to treat
Burke's speech , not as a " literary puzzle " for the student , or as a medium for ...
He seems to have read a good deal during his college days , but otherwise his
career as a student was not distinguished . The details of his life for the next few
years are obscure , but he went to London in 1750 and began the study of law ...
the first time , their most striking literary characteristic is likely to seem their
conversational style . “ They have always the air of a spoken appeal from man to
man . ” I As compared with the fashion of the present day , the style is formal , with
15 These , Sir , are my reasons for not entertaining that high opinion of untried
force , by which many gentlemen , for whose sentiments in other particulars I
have great respect , seem to be so greatly captivated . But there is still behind a
... not henceforward seem so terrible to the settled and sober part of mankind as
they had appeared before the trial . Pursuing the same plan of punishing , by the
denial of A new , the exercise of government , to still Speech on Conciliation 67.
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