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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 British Prose Writers - Page 106
1821
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The Port Folio

1814
...in the full fruition of what she has since so deplorably lost; — the soul of ancient chivalry; " that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour,...felt a stain like a wound; which inspired courage while it mitigated ferocity; which kept alive even in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom."...
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Mooriana: or, Selections from the works of J. Moore, illustr. by ..., Volume 1

John Moore - 1803
...in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom ;" and adds, " that with these, are also fled that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour,...felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage while it indicated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half...
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Mooriana: Or, Selections from the Moral, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 1

John Moore - 1803
...in servitude itself, the spirit of an exalted freedom ;" and adds, " that with these, are also fled that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour,...felt a stain like a wound, which inspired courage while it indicated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half...
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Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with ..., Volume 1

Edmund Burke - 1804
...unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone ! It Is gone, that sensibility of principle,...which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness. This mixed system of opinion and sentiment...
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Maxims and Opinions: Moral, Political, and Economical, with Characters from ...

Edmund Burke - 1804
...unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprize is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of principle,...chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, Vhich inspired courage whilst it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta, Archduchess of Austria, Queen of ..., Volume 1

Joseph Weber - 1805
...of manly sentiment, and heroic enterprize, is " gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of princi" ple, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain " like...courage whilst " it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled what" ever it touched, and under which vice itself " lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness."...
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Memoirs of Maria Antoinetta ... queen of France and Navarre, tr. by R.C. Dallas

Joseph Weber - 1805
...of manly sentiment, and heroic enterprize, is " gone ! It is gone, that sensibility of princi" pie, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain " like...courage whilst " it mitigated ferocity, which ennobled what" ever it touched, and under which vice itself " lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness."...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 3

Edmund Burke - 1807
...The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse ef manly sentiment and heroick enterprise is gone ! It is gone, that sensibility...principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain ike a wound, which inspired courage whilst k mitigated ferocity, which ennobled whatever it touched,...
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American Lady's Preceptor: A Compilation of Observations, Essays, and ...

1811 - 300 pages
...The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment aujj^heroic enterprise, is gone! It is gone — that sensibility...felt a stain like a wound, which inspired, courage, while it mitigated ferocity; which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which, vice itself lost...
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The American Orator, Or, Elegant Extracts in Prose and Poetry: Comprehending ...

Increase Cooke - 1811 - 408 pages
...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 its grossness.SECTION III. Panegyric on the British Constitution.Br...
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