REELC/ENCLS aims to provide a European space for interdisciplinary dialogues about culture, literature and literary studies and to facilitate exchanges of ideas and information among scholars and organisations committed to the study of general and comparative literature, promoting international collaborative research and teaching, generating relevant debates through publications and international conferences, enabling the circulation of students and staff, and generally supporting and internationalising the work of regional, national, cross-national associations. REELC⁄ENCLS more>>

an's money be a power e
xcepted and reserved ou
t of the general trust
of government, and how
far all mankind, in all
forms of polity, are e
ntitled to an exercise
of that right by the ch
arter of nature; or whe
ther, on the contrary,
a right of taxation is
necessarily involved in
the general principle
of legislation, and ins
eparable from the ordin
ary supreme power. Thes
e are deep questions, w
here great names milita
te against each other,
where reason is perplex
ed, and an appeal to au
thorities only thickens
the confusion; for hig
Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America by Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797