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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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A Simple Story

Elizabeth Inchbald - 2007 - 442 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. d. From William Godwin, Enquiry Concerning Political Justice and Its Influence on Morals and Happiness,...
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Disciplining Love: Austen and the Modern Man

Michael Kramp - 2007 - 202 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. (127) Burke bemoaned the apparent demise of men who sustained chastity, honor, and heroic sensitivity,...
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The Collected Letters of C.S. Lewis, Volume 1: Family Letters, 1905-1931

C. S. Lewis - 2004 - 1072 páginas
...manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that charity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.' 50 ie Long Vacation. Oxford's academic year is divided into three terms and three vacations. Each Oxford...
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Before the Deluge: Public Debt, Inequality, and the Intellectual Origins of ...

Michael Sonenscher - 2009 - 432 páginas
...and, by doing so, added a stronger political content to Montesquieu's own remarks about gallantry.95 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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Language and Revolution in Burke, Wollstonecraft, Paine, and Godwin

Jane Hodson - 2007 - 216 páginas
...amplified style at points of emotional intensity in Reflections. For example: It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness."2 To hear some men speak of the late monarchy of France,...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 588 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...which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossuess ! This mixed system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in the ancient chivalry ; and...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 588 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...which vice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossuess ! This mixed system of opinion and sentiment had its origin in the ancient chivalry ; and...
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