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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ... - Page 113
by Edmund Burke - 1790 - 356 pages
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 364 pages
...nations, the nurfe of manly fentiment and heroic enterprize is gone ! It is gone, that fenfibility oŁ principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a ftain...vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lofing all its groflhefs. This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment had its origin in the antient chivalry; and the...
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The Monthly Review

1790
...enterprize is gone! It is gone, that fenfibility of principle, that challity of honour, which tele a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilft...ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice iifelf loll half its evil, by lofing all its groffnefs.' Loud plaudits inform us that this is thought...
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The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and ..., Volume 8

1790
...principie, that chaftity of honour, which telt a (tuin like a wound, which inipired courage whilil it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itlelf loll half its evil, by loling all its groflnefs.' The unbougbt grace of life is a phrafe to...
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The Bee,: Or Literary Weekly Intelligencer, Volume 1

James Anderson - 1791
...nations, the nurfe of manly fentiment and heroic enterprife, is gone ! It is gone ! that fcnlibility of principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt...ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfelf loit half }ts evil, by lofing all its grofl'nefs. This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment, had its...
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Works, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1792
...manly fentiment and heroic enterprise Is gone ! It is gone, that feniibUity 6f principle, that chattily of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which...vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lofing all its groflhefs. This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment had its origin in the, antient chivalry ; and...
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A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of ..., Volume 2

John Moore - France - 1793 - 617 pages
...principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilfc it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it...and under which vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lojing (ill its groflhefs" Notwithftanding' the fplendid elegance . and force of tHis paflage, the...
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A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of ..., Volume 2

John Moore - France - 1793 - 617 pages
...of principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a fta'm like a wound, which infpired courage while it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfelf loft htilj its evil, by lofmg ftll its griefs." Notwithftanding the fplendid elegance and force of this...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 2

1797
...principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whillr. it mitigated ferocity, ! which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfclf loft half its evil, by lofing all its grofihefs. ND s " This " This mixed fyflem of opinion...
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The Antijacobin Review: And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 2

1799
...of principle, that rhaftity of honour, which ich a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage, while it mitigated ferocity ; which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfelf alfo loft half its evil, by lofing all its groflfnefs," Pp. .274, 275. — and declares it to be "...
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The Works of ... Edmund Burke, Volume 5

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1803
...principle, that chaftity of honour, \vhich felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage \vhilft it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfelf lolt half its evil, by lofing all its groflhefs. This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment had its...
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