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" It was not Reason that besieged Troy; it was not Reason that sent forth the Saracen from the Desert to conquer the world ; that inspired the Crusades ; that instituted the Monastic orders ; it was not Reason that produced the Jesuits ; above all, it was... "
Young England: Being Vivian Grey, Coningsby, Sybil, Tancred - Page 292
by Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1904
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 179

English literature - 1894
...said Disraeli, ' that besieged Troy : it was not reason which sent forth the Saracon from the desert to conquer the world, that inspired the Crusades,...monastic orders ; it was not reason that produced the Jesuit ; above all, it was not reason that created the French ^Revolution. Man is only truly great...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 80

1844
...English history on their principles, are as extravagant as the principles themselves. ' Man is only ' great when he acts from the passions ; never irresistible but * when he appeals to the imagination.' Going in search of these, it is therefore in the relation between the feudal monarch and his subjects,...
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THE EDINBURGH REVIEW OR CRITICAL JOURNAL FOR JULY, 1844....OCTOBER, 1844

LONGMAN, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS - 1844
...history on their principles, are as extravagant as the principles themselves. ' Man is only ' gfreat when he acts from the passions ; never irresistible but ' when he appeals to the imagination.' Going in search of these, it is therefore in the relation between the feudal monarch and hi* subjects,...
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Coningsby, Or, The New Generation

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - Great Britain - 1844 - 159 pages
...It was not reason that besieged Troy ; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world ; that inspired the crusades ; that instituted the monastic orders ; it w%s not reason that produced the Jesuits; above all, it was not reason that created the French Retolution....
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 5-6

1846
...It was not reason that besieged Troy ; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world ; that inspired the Crusades;...imagination. Even Mormon counts more votaries than Bentham.' That is what he says ; and is it not true ? He might have added, it is not reason that makes hundreds...
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The Illustrated Family Magazine, Volumes 3-4

Robert L. Wade - United States - 1846
...was _ not reason that besieged Troy ; it was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the •world ; that inspired the Crusades...reason that created the French Revolution. Man is only trule great when he acts from the passions; never irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination....
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The Novels & Tales of the Right Hon. B. Disraeli ...: Coningsby. Henrietta ...

Benjamin Disraeli (Earl of Beaconsfield) - 1866
...It was not Reason that besieged Troy ; it was not Reason that sent forth the Saracen from the Desert to conquer the world ; that inspired the Crusades...he appeals to the Imagination. Even Mormon counts -S more votaries than Bentham." " And you think, then, that as Imagination once subdued the State,...
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The Churchman's shilling magazine and family treasury, conducted ..., Volume 24

Robert Hall Baynes
...it can be removed by any new disposition of political power. It would only aggravate the evil. . " ' Man is only truly great when he acts from the passions...irresistible but when he appeals to the imagination. Evea Mormon counts mo;e votaries than Bentham.' " ' And you think, then, that as imagination once subdued...
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 11

1881
...the Third." Here is a reflection in another strain, the strain of the great Sidonia : " Man is only great when he acts from the passions ; never irresistible...imagination. Even Mormon counts more votaries than Bentham." Here, in a nutshell, is the author's own story : " It is the personal that interests mankind, that...
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The Coming Man, Volume 1

1873
...landmarks of human action and human progress. It was not reason that sent forth the Saracen from the desert to conquer the world, that inspired the Crusades,...Jesuits. Above all it was not reason that created that French Revolution." They mean no doubt that individual should give place to universal affections,...
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