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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... "
Second period: The middle age - Page 124
by Joseph Henry Allen - 1883
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The Monthly Review

1790
...principle, that challity of honour, which tele a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilft it mitigated ferocity, which 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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Reflections on the Revolution in France, and on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1790 - 356 pages
...principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilft it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lofing all its groflhefs. This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - 1790 - 356 pages
...principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilft it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lofing all its groffnefs. ^, This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment...
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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
...principle, that chaftity of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilft it mitigated ferocity, which 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,...
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Works, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1792
...principle, that chattily of honour, which felt a ftain like a wound, which infpired courage whilft it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever ,it touched, and under which vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lofing all its groflhefs. This mixed fyftem of opinion and fentiment...
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A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of ..., Volume 2

John Moore - 1793 - 617 pages
...fenfibility 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...
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A Journal During a Residence in France, from the Beginning of ..., Volume 2

John Moore - 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 touched, and under which vice itfelf loft half its evil, by lojing (ill its groflhefs" Notwithftanding' the fplendid elegance . and...
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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
...that fenfibility 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...
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