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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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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise is gone ! It is gone,3 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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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1868 - 529 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...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness. CHILDHOOD OF COWPER. 379 CHAPTER V. WILLIAM COWPEE. Born 1731 AD Died 1800 AD The sensitive-plant A...
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The Authentic Historical Memoirs of Louis Charles, Prince-royal, Dauphin of ...

Augustus Meves - 1868 - 342 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...itself lost half its evil by losing all its grossness." — Edmund Burke's Reflections on the Revolution of France, p. 149. We must here draw attention to...
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Burke, Paine, Godwin, and the Revolution Controversy

Marilyn Butler - 1984 - 260 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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The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary ...

Mary Poovey - 1985 - 287 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...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.' According to Burke, this system of values depends on acknowledging social hierarchy as both "natural"...
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The Proper Lady and the Woman Writer: Ideology as Style in the Works of Mary ...

Mary Poovey - 1985 - 287 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...vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.9 According to Burke, this system of values depends on acknowledging social hierarchy as...
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University of Chicago Readings in Western Civilization, Volume 7: The Old ...

John W. Boyer - 1987 - 465 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...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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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke, J. G. A. Pocock - 1987 - 288 páginas
...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...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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Reading Romantics: Texts and Contexts

Peter J. Manning - 1990 - 326 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...vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.1" The revival of romance was inseparable from this ideology. The overt jingoism against...
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Romance and Revolution: Shelley and the Politics of a Genre

David Duff - 1994 - 276 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...lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.' 1 9 James Boulton, in his account of Burke's political language, identifies this 'apostrophe' to the...
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