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The distinguishing part of our Constitution is its liberty. To preserve that liberty inviolate seems the particular duty and proper trust of a member of the House of Commons. But the liberty, the only liberty, I mean is a liberty connected with order: that not only exists along with order and virtue, but which cannot exist at all without them. It inheres in good and steady government, as in its substance and vital principle.Burke, Edmund
Source: EDMUND BURKE, speech at his arrival at Bristol, October 13, 1774.The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, vol. 2, p. 87 . · This quote is about uncategorised · Search on Google Books to find all references and sources for this quotation.
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