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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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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - 1999 - 440 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...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. Maximilien Robespierre: 1794 Republican Frenchmen Maximilien Robespierre (1758-94), one of the leaders...
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Hazlitt: The Mind of a Critic

David Bromwich - 1999 - 456 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. 13 It may have been impossible for a radical of Hazlitt's time to read this without thinking that pension...
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Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook 1700-1820

Emma Clery, Robert Miles - 2000 - 306 páginas
...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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Allegories of Union in Irish and English Writing, 1790–1870: Politics ...

Mary Jean Corbett - 2000
...sentiment 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...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness. (66-67) If "that generous loyalty to rank and sex" - "the unbought grace of life, the cheap defense...
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The Absentee

Maria Edgeworth - 2001 - 315 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...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. BURKE, Reflections1 THE IRONY OF MYTH Maria Edgeworth has earned three reputations. Through Castle...
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Edmund Burke and Ireland: Aesthetics, Politics and the Colonial Sublime

Luke Gibbons - 2003 - 304 páginas
...calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. . . It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. (Reflections, 169-70) Considered in the light of his earlier speech about Jane McCrea, it would seem...
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Chivalry and Romance in the English Renaissance

Alex Davis - 2003 - 263 páginas
...calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever ... It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.109 Burke's great realisation, that 'the age of chivalry is gone', occurs during the French...
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From Enlightenment to Romanticism: Anthology I

Ian L. Donnachie, Ian Donnachie, Carmen Lavin - 2003 - 328 páginas
...economists, and calculators, has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished for ever. [. . .] 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. If it should ever be totally...
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The Dream of Civilized Warfare: World War I Flying Aces and the American ...

Linda Raine Robertson - 2003 - 481 páginas
...chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity. 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. If it should ever be totally...
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Edmund Burke and the Natural Law

Peter James Stanlis - 2015 - 311 páginas
...Reflections he wrote that through the code of honor in chivalry men possessed that "unbought grace of life" which "inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity,...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness," Burke clearly made manners and morals auxiliary to each other. By contrast with the honor and manners...
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