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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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Edmund Burke, Apostle of Justice and Liberty

T. Dundas Pillans - 1905 - 199 pages
...which will give it permanence. Prejudice "is of ready application in the emergency; it pre" viously engages the mind in a steady course of " wisdom and...does not leave the man " hesitating in the moment of decision—sceptical, " puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a " man's virtue his habit, and...
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Ten Personal Studies

Wilfrid Ward - 1908 - 300 pages
...action to that reason and affection which will give it permanence. Prejudice is of ready application to the emergency. It previously engages the mind in a...steady course of wisdom and virtue, and does not leave a man hesitating in the moment of decision sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a...
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Ten Personal Studies

Wilfrid Ward - 1908 - 300 pages
...emergency. It previously engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue, and does not leave a man hesitating in the moment 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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The Harvard Classics, Volume 24

Charles William Eliot - 1909
...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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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses of the ... Annual Meeting, Volume 47

National Education Association of the United States. Meeting - 1909
...its 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....leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and not a series of...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - 1909
...its 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....leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and not a series of...
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On Taste: On the Sublime and Beautiful; Reflections on the French Revolution ...

Edmund Burke - 1909 - 443 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...a steady course of wisdom and virtue, and does not leajve the man hesitating in the moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice...
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The Early Life of William Wordsworth, 1770-1798: A Study of "The Prelude"

Emile Legouis - 1921 - 480 pages
...sanctified by tradition, he had boldly undertaken the defence of prejudice. " Prejudice/' he said, " is of ready application in the emergency ; it previously...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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Oracles on Man and Government

John Morley - 1923 - 298 pages
...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 ; Auf Wegen zu sieh zoge, die...
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Burke's Politics: A Study in Whig Orthodoxy

Frederick Dreyer - 1979 - 93 pages
...the habit. The impulse of prejudice could act upon a man who was unconscious of its latent wisdom. "Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue. . . . Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just...
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