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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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The Romantic Age in Prose: An Anthology

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - 1980 - 159 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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Wordsworth's Second Nature: A Study of the Poetry and Politics

James Chandler - 1984 - 313 pages
...the duration of its survival, lies precisely in the advantage it offered in making critical choices: "Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, unresolved" (3:347). A similar claim for the discipline of the poet's mind in The...
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Embattled Reason: Essays on Social Knowledge, Volume 1

Reinhard Bendix - 1988 - 324 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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Knowledge and Social Imagery

David Bloor - 1991 - 203 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 virtues his habit, and not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice, his...
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The Rehabilitation of Myth: Vico's 'New Science'

Joseph Mali - 2002 - 292 pages
...will give it permanence. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency; it previously engaged the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue,...moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. 62 Burke's definition of the English Common Law as a prejudicial 'wisdom without reflection, and above...
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The Pillars of Priestcraft Shaken: The Church of England and Its Enemies ...

J. A. I. Champion - 1992 - 268 pages
...for Burke that tradition or 'prejudice' was essential to the stability of political and social order, 'it previously engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue . . . Through just prejudice . . . duty becomes part of ... nature'. For Burke religion and the established...
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The Sociological Tradition

1993 - 349 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;...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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The Uses and Limits of Intelligence

1993 - 404 pages
...the inclination to underrate ideological motives, and so forth). 35. "Prejudice," Edmund Burke wrote, "engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue." And Hippolyte Adolphe Taine: "Prejudice is a kind of reason which is ignorant of itself." 36. Adam Ulam...
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Politics by Other Means: Higher Education and Group Thinking

David Bromwich - 1994 - 257 pages
...speculations." If we have so chosen, we will look in a crisis to the instant mandate of prejudice: "Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...and does not leave the man hesitating in the moment ol decision, sceptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit; and not...
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The End of Racism: Finding Values In An Age Of Technoaffluence

Dinesh D'Souza - 1996 - 756 pages
...context, a bigot is simply a sociologist without credentials. PREJUDICES AND CONCLUSIONS Prejudice engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision. . . . Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit. Edmund Burke102 It may now be useful to reconsider...
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