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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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Irish Writing: An Anthology of Irish Literature in English 1789-1939

Stephen Regan - 2004 - 549 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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Hypocrisy and the Politics of Politeness: Manners and Morals from Locke to ...

Jenny Davidson - 2004 - 242 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. The language throughout this passage borders on catachresis. Some of the words linked in pairs are...
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Willing Obedience: Citizens, Soldiers, and the Progress of Consent in ...

Elizabeth D. Samet - 2004 - 273 páginas
...Melville refers here to the Reflections' lament for a prerevolutionary "sensibility of principle," or "chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound,...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness."" Burke's insight is that a sense of shame moderates vice by restricting the impunity with which it can...
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Ancestral Shadows: An Anthology of Ghostly Tales

Russell Kirk - 2004 - 406 páginas
...sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone. /I is^one. 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. Edmund Burke Rejections on the Revolution in France )n defiance of a faint ancient charm that perfumes...
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The Vagabond

George Walker - 2004 - 389 páginas
...chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst it mitigated society, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which...system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in antient chivalry; and the principle, though varied in its appearance by the varying state of human...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 páginas
...sentiment and heroic enterprise, is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that charity 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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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1963 - 585 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 die time we live in. If it should ever be totally...
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英國文學史略

Benjamin Ifor Evans - 2006 - 491 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. m° (John Wesley, 1703-91) W] ' ^ffi^HlffDfiiitf it 1717-97) (Horace Walpole, (Earl of Chesterfield,...
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In Search of the Holy Grail: The Quest for the Middle Ages

Veronica Ortenberg - 2006 - 336 páginas
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiments and heroic enterprise, 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.19 Gradually the type of rather boorish English squire gave way to the continental type of...
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New Writings of William Hazlitt

Duncan Wu - 2007 - 672 páginas
...grossness'] from Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France, on chivalry: 'It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness' (Mitchell 127). Hazlitt also quotes this in 'On Hogarth's Marriage a La Mode' (Wu ii. 29). Howe cites...
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