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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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The advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...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. VI.— WESTMINSTER HALL— TRIAL OF WARREN HASTINGS. Warren Hastings was impeached by the House...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

1854
...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...vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its gropsness. M. DECLARATION OF IRISH RIGHTS, 17SO. — /fcnry Orattm. Henry Grattan, one of the most...
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The Public and Domestic Life of the Right Hon. Edmund Burke

Peter Burke - 1854 - 316 páginas
...principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage whilst i: mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched,...This mixed system of opinion and sentiment had its origb in the ancient chivalry ; and the principle, though varied in its appearance by the varying state...
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The Philosophy of the Human Voice: Embracing Its Physiological History ...

James Rush - 1855 - 559 páginas
...of principle | that charity of honor | which felt a stain | like a wound | which inspired courage j whilst it mitigated ferocity | which ennobled whatever...lost | half its evil | by losing all its grossness. | * The agreeable effect of variety in the pausal sections, will perhaps be more conspicuous by contrasting...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - 1856 - 383 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. 5. Two NEIGHBORS AND THE HENS. In a conversation I had with a man in New Jersey, he told me this anecdote....
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Poets and Statesmen: Their Homes and Haunts in the Neighbourhood of Eton and ...

William Dowling - 1857 - 272 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...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness." The brutal assault of the mob on the royal family is thus depicted: — " History will record, that,...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, etc

Richard Greene PARKER - 1857 - 136 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...vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.—Burke. ALEXANDER'S FEAST. 786. Martial Description. 'Twas at the royal feast for Persia...
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The Most Eminent Orators and Statesmen of Ancient and Modern Times ...

David Addison Harsha - 1857 - 520 páginas
...of principle, that chastity of honor, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage while it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness." On the French Revolution, Burke and Fox were divided in sentiment. While the former, as has been stated,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volumen31

1873
...of principle, that chastity of honor, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage while it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness." What a Celtic fluency and gorgeousness in these false, false words ! In the composition of such a piece,...
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McGuffey's New Eclectic Speaker: Containing about Three Hundred ..., Libro 8

William Holmes McGuffey - 1858 - 504 páginas
...of principle, that chastity of honor, which felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage while it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it...itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. FROM BURKE. LVIII.— RIENZI.— SCENE I. THIS and the succeeding scene may be spoken in connection,...
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