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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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Conservatism: An Anthology of Social and Political Thought from David Hume ...

Jerry Z. Muller - 1997 - 450 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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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1997 - 702 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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Beyond Liberalism: The Political Thought of F. A. Hayek and Michael Polanyi

R. T. Allen - 266 pages
...results in acting by rule because of an attitude that prejudges the situation as one of a given type: "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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Ideology and Utopia in the Poetry of William Blake

Nicholas M. Williams - 1998 - 250 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 virtues his habit, and not a series of...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - 2000 - 437 pages
...glory of Europe is extinguished forever. Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) 1865:331. n Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved. 32 BURKE, KENNETH Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit, and...
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Women, Writing and the Public Sphere, 1700-1830

Elizabeth Eger, Charlotte Grant, Penny Warburton, Clíona Ó Gallchoir - 2001 - 320 pages
...and therefore insulated against dehumanising Jacobinical principles, by their adherence to prejudice: 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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Conservatism: Dream and Reality: Dream and Reality

Robert A. Nisbet - 1986 - 118 pages
...experience as well as pure logic. Prejudice has its own intrinsic wisdom, one that is anterior to intellect. Prejudice 'is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved.' For Burke prejudice is an epitomization, in the individual mind,...
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Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen - 2001 - 493 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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Bloodrites of the Post-structuralists: Word, Flesh, and Revolution

Anne Norton - 2002 - 206 pages
...nations and of ages." Consideration of time, in Burke, leads one to prefer prejudice to rationality. Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision; skeptical, puzzled and unresolved.'2 Not reason, but prejudice gives closure in Burke's view. "Prejudice...
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Romanticism and Transcendence: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and the Religious ...

J. Robert Barth - 2003 - 146 pages
...on, "lies precisely in the advantage it offered in making critical choices" (199). In Burke's words: "Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, unresolved" (quoted by Chandler, 199). of book 7), it was this very experience...
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