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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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone! It is gone, that sensibility rom rainbow clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, AH [The Order of NobUity.} [From the вате.] To be honoured and even privileged by the laws, opinions,...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gont ! It is gone, that sensibility Tice itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossuees. [The Order ofNobilüy.] [From the tamo.]...
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The Wisdom and Genius of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke: Illustrated in a ...

Peter Burke - 1845 - 426 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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 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...touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evils by losing all its grossness. JUNIUS. (1769-1772.) [THE ablest writer of invective in the English...
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Miscellaneous Writings of George W. Burnap

George Washington Burnap - 1845 - 343 páginas
...and heroic enterprise, is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility to 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. " But all is now changed. All the pleasing illusions which made power gentle, and obedience liberal,...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - 1845 - 484 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...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness. LESSON CLXVIII. Intemperance. LYMAN BEECHER. COULD I call around me, in one vast assembly, the temperate...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 páginas
...heroic enterprise — is jjone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of hon our, which felt a stain like a wound ; which inspired courage,...itself lost half its evil. by losing all its grossness. LESSON XXXIX. Story of the Siege of Calais. — BROOKE. EDWARD III. after the battle of Cressy, laid...
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History of the Parish and Town of Bampton: With the District and Hamlets ...

John Allen Giles - 1848 - 178 páginas
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...grossness." This mixed system of opinion and sentiment, he continues, had its origin in the ancient chivalry. And this ancient chivalry was in full vogue and...
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Secret Societies of the Middle Ages

Thomas Keightley - 1848 - 380 páginas
...heart which kept alive, even in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom — that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness." Little surely does he know of the llth century and its spirit who can suppose any part of the foregoing...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volumen24

1848
...the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiments, is gone. It is gone — that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour which felt a...it touched, and under which vice itself lost half of its evil by losing all its grossness." The quotation is most apt to the times. It was written in...
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