- 446 pages
- Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain Societies in London, Relative to That Event
- Edmund Burke
- 23 August 2017 Edmund Burke
Excerpt From Reflections On The Revolution In France, And On The Proceedings In Certain Societies In London, Relative To That Event In A Letter, Intended To Have Been Sent To A Gentleman In ParisMr Burke Aid In Fubfiance, That Confidence Might Become A Vice, And Jealoufy A Virtue, Ac Cording To Circumfiances That Confidence, Of All Publick Virtues, Was The Moit Dangerous, And Jea Loufy In An Houfe Of Commons, Of All Publick Vices, The Molt Tolerable Efpecially Where The Number And The Charge Of Fianding Armies, In Time Of Peace, Was The Quefiion.That In The Annual Mutiny Bill, The Annual Army Was Declared To Be For The Purpofe Of Preferving The Balance Of Power In Europe The Propriety Of Its Being Larger Or Fmaller Depended, Therefore, Upon The True Rate Of That Balance If The Increafe Of Peace Eitablithments Demanded Of Parliament Agreed With The Manifeft Appearance Of The Balance, Confidence In Minifters, As To The Particulars, Would Be Very Proper If The Increafe Was Not At All Fupported By Any Fuch Appearance, He Thought Great Jealoufy Might, And Ought To Be, Entertained On That Fubject.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.