Nonfiction > Harvard Classics > Edmund Burke > A Letter to a Noble Lord
The people never give up their liberties but under some delusion.
Speech at County Meeting of Bucks, 1784.
Edmund
Burke
Harvard Classics, Vol. 24, Part 4
 
A Letter to a Noble Lord
From the Right Hon. Edmund Burke to a Noble Lord on the Attacks Made upon Him and His Pension, in the House of Lords, by the Duke of Bedford and the Earl of Lauderdale, Early in the Present Session of Parliament, 1796
 
Edmund Burke
 
This response to Parliament’s objection to Burke’s state pension is the height of the master of prosaic irony.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record
NEW YORK: P.F. COLLIER & SON COMPANY, 1909–14
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2001
 
 
Introductory Note
 
Paras. 1–19
Paras. 20–39
Paras. 40–59
Paras. 60–83


 
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