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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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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 pages
...and looked favorably on "prejudice." As Burke put it in his Reflections on the Revolution in France: n-Paul skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved. Prejudice renders a man's virtue his habit" (CM 17). By the word...
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Reflections on the Revolution in France

Edmund Burke, Darrin M. McMahon - 2003 - 322 pages
...Burke's defense of prejudice reminds us why we believe in reason in the first place. "Prejudice . . . previously engages the mind in a steady course of...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved," Burke wrote (74). Yet there is something to be said for skepticism,...
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Nonfictional Romantic Prose: Expanding Borders

Steven P. Sondrup, Virgil Nemoianu, Gerald Gillespie - 2004 - 477 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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Russell Kirk and the Age of Ideology

W. Wesley McDonald - 2004 - 243 pages
...better to avail themselves of the general bank and capital of nations and of ages." Prejudice, moreover, "is of ready application in the emergency; it previously...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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Karl Popper: Critical Appraisals

Philip Catton, Graham Macdonald - 2004 - 235 pages
...permanence . . . (engaging) the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue . . . (and not leaving) the man hesitating in the moment of decision, sceptical, puzzled and unresolved. (Ibid.) 198 Much of this concerns a difference of attitude between the rationalist and the conservative,...
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New Essays on Maria Edgeworth

Julie Nash - 2006 - 203 pages
...Book I). Burke goes on to defend the social status quo, including individual prejudices, saying that, 'Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision— skeptical, puzzled, unresolved' (223-224). Maria Edgeworth may have had a number of prejudices, but...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1963 - 585 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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Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president

Woodrow Wilson - 2006 - 429 pages
...its reason has a motive to give action 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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Servants and Paternalism in the Works of Maria Edgeworth and Elizabeth Gaskell

Julie Nash - 2007 - 130 pages
...Book I) Burke goes on to defend the social status quo, including individual prejudices, saying that: "Prejudice is of ready application in the emergency;...leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision — skeptical, puzzled, unresolved" (223-4). Maria Edgeworth may have had a few prejudices, but they...
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The Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - 2008 - 588 pages
...men in England, it may be true. It ia not generally so. manenee. Prejudice is of ready application iu the emergency ; it previously engages the mind in...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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