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" It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all... "
The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir - Página 479
por Edmund Burke - 1835
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Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

David Bromwich - 1994 - 257 páginas
...the thought in a dangerous paradox. He regrets that the loss of chivalry has meant the departure of "that chastity of honour which felt a stain like a...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness." The idea of beauty as a garment that softens vice is a startling variation on the idea that prejudice...
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The Useful Cobbler: Edmund Burke and the Politics of Progress

James Conniff - 1994 - 363 páginas
...monarchy. Moreover, all Europe shared a common culture based on the same traditional moral values: "this mixed system of opinion and sentiment had its...varying state of human affairs, subsisted and influenced through a long succession of generations even to the time we live in." 17 However, like all great human...
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Equivocal Beings: Politics, Gender, and Sentimentality in the 1790s ...

Claudia L. Johnson - 2009 - 256 páginas
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, 126-27 "We are at such prodigious expence of...
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The Sublime: A Reader in British Eighteenth-Century Aesthetic Theory

Andrew Ashfield, Peter de Bolla - 1996 - 314 páginas
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...varying state of human affairs, subsisted and influenced through a long succession of generations, even to the time we live in. If it should ever be totally...
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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - 1996 - 946 páginas
...sentiment and heroic enterprise, is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honor through a long succession of generations even to the time we live in. If it should ever be totally...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1997 - 702 páginas
...and heroic enterprise, is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honor, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage...varying state of human affairs, subsisted and influenced through a long succession of generations, even to the time we live in. If it should ever be totally...
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Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought from David Hume ...

Jerry Z. Muller - 1997 - 450 páginas
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in the antient chivalry; and the principle, though varied in its appearance by the varying state of human...
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Barbarians in the Saddle: An Intellectual Biography of Richard M. Weaver

Joseph Scotchie - 1997 - 161 páginas
...life, the cheap defense of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment, is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.10 An argument from circumstance? Weaver still thought so. Kirk, on the other hand, was the...
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The British Monarchy and the French Revolution

Marilyn Morris - 1998 - 229 páginas
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. 21 Burke began by luxuriating in the radiance of royal splendor, sharing with his readers the magical...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke - 1999 - 326 páginas
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in the antient chivalry; and the principle, though varied in its appearance by the varying state of human...
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