'Two principles'

It did not suit Burke here to add to the spirit of gentleman (i. e. honour) and religion, a third great impulse that has guided human affairs, viz. Liberty.

NB. Grieve misses Burke's point that the two principles (honour and morality) are restraints upon behaviour; the spirit of liberty is merely a resentment of restraint.

Note by A.J.Grieve (MA), from The Achievement of France in Part One of Reflections On The Revolution In France
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