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" Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency ; it previously engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue, and does not leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's... "
The Anti-Gallican, Or, Standard of British Loyalty, Religion, and Liberty - Page 103
1803
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Every-day Religion

James Freeman Clarke - 1886 - 464 pages
...Burke gives to this mechanism an unfortunate name, calling these moral habits " prejudices." He says, " Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders the man's virtue his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice his...
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The Wisdom of Burke: Extracts from His Speeches and Writings

Edmund Burke - 1886 - 261 pages
...reason, has a motive to give action to that reason, and an affection which will give it -!,' permanence. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and Unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit; and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice, his...
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Every-day Religion

James Freeman Clarke - 1886 - 464 pages
...Burke gives to this mechanism an unfortunate name, calling these moral habits "prejudices." He says, " Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders the man's virtue his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice his...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 5

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1887
...reason has a motive to give action to that reason, and an affection which will give it permanence. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency....decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit and not a series of unconnected acts.. Through just prejudice his...
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Works, Volume 1

Edward FitzGerald - 1887
...reason, has a motive to give action to that reason, and an affection which will give it permanence. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency:...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts. Burke. MUSIC. " MUCH music...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke - 1890 - 484 pages
...reason, has a motive to give action * to that reason, and an affection which will give it permanence. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice | srenders a man's virtue his habit ; and not a series of uncon- I nected acts. Through just prejudice,...
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Letters, Remains, & Memoirs of Edward Adolphus Seymour, Twelfth Duke of ...

Edward Adolphus Seymour Duke of Somerset - 1893 - 547 pages
...number of sentiments already enlisted on his side. " Prejudice," as Burke says in speaking its eulogy, " is of ready application in the emergency ; it previously engages the mind in a steady course, and does not leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved....
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Letters, Remains, & Memoirs of Edward Adolphus Seymour, Twelfth Duke of ...

Edward Adolphus Seymour Duke of Somerset - 1893 - 547 pages
...enlisted on his side. " Prejudice," as Burke says in speaking its eulogy, " is of readyapplication in the emergency ; it previously engages the mind in a steady course, and does not leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved....
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Realism and Romance: And Other Essays

Henry MacArthur - 1897 - 291 pages
...reason, has a motive to give action to that reason, and an affection which will give it permanence. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved.' Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice, his...
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Critical Miscellanies, Volume 2

John Morley - 1898
...way parallel to Burke's memorable exaltation over reason of prejudice. ' Prejudice,' said Burke, ' previously engages the mind in a steady course of...decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts; through just prejudice his...
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