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" For some time past, the old world has been fed from the new. The scarcity which you have felt would have been a desolating famine, if this child of your old age, with a true filial piety, with a Roman charity, had not put the full breast of its youthful... "
An Appeal from the Judgments of Great Britain Respecting the United States ... - Page 151
by Robert Walsh - 1819 - 512 pages
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Conciliation with the American Colonies

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1900 - 117 pages
...of the century some of these colonies imported corn from the mother country. For some time past, the Old World has been fed from the New. The scarcity which you 20 have felt would have been a desolating famine, if this child of your old age, with a true filial...
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Orations and Addresses

Richard Salter Storrs - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1901 - 591 pages
...and imagination cold and barren." Of their expanding agriculture, he said : " For some time past the Old World has been fed from the New. The scarcity...exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted parent." Of the fisheries of the colonies, especially of the whale fishery, he spoke in words whose fame is...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...of the century some of these colonies imported corn from the mother country. For some time past the Old World has been fed from the New. The scarcity...youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted parent. As to the wealth which the colonies have drawn from the sea by their fisheries, you had all that matr...
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Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - United States - 1901 - 122 pages
...am persuaded, they will export much more. At the beginning of the 16 ON CONCILIATION WITH AMERICA. \ felt would have been a desolating famine, if this...youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted parent. JO. As to the wealth which the colonies have drawn 5 from the sea by their fisheries, you had all that...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 3

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1902
...of the century some of these Colonies imported corn from the Mother Country. For some time past the Old World has been fed from the New. The scarcity...youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted parent. " As to the wealth which the Colonies have drawn from the sea by their fisheries, you had all that...
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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 5

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1902 - 11114 pages
...of the century, some of these colonies imported corn from the mother country. For some time past the old world has been fed from the new. The scarcity...of your old age, with a true filial piety, with a Boman charity, had not put the full breast of its youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: A vindication of natural ...

Edmund Burke - 1902
...of the century some of these colonies imported corn from the mother country. Por some time past, the Old World has been fed from the New. The scarcity...of your old age, with a true filial piety, with a Boman charity, had not put the full breast of its youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History: From 458 A.D. to 1902, Volume 1

Benson John Lossing, John Fiske, Woodrow Wilson - United States - 1902
...of the century some of these colonies imported corn from the mothercountry. For some time past, the Old World has been fed from the New. The scarcity...would have been a desolating famine if this child of yeur old age. with a true filial piety, with a Roman charity, had not put the full breast of its youthful...
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Orators of Great Britain and Ireland

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1903
...of the century, some of these colonies imported corn from the mother country. For some time past the old world has been fed from the new. The scarcity...youthful exuberance to the mouth of its exhausted parent. As to the wealth which the colonies have drawn from the sea by their fisheries, you had all that matter...
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Gunton's Magazine

George Gunton - Economics - 1904
...this, a century and a quarter ago, Burke uttered one of the most beautiful sentences in all literature: "The scarcity which you have felt would have been...charity, had not put the full breast of its youthful exuber262 ance to the mouth of the exhausted parent." It is, however, only recently that our supremacy...
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