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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:344
AUTHOR:Edmund Burke (1729–97)
QUOTATION:I cannot conceive how any man can have brought himself to that pitch of presumption, to consider his country as nothing but carte blanche, upon which he may scribble whatever he pleases.
ATTRIBUTION:EDMUND BURKE,Reflections on the Revolution in France,” 1790, The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke, vol. 3, p. 440 (1899).
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