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" ... this notion, that they place the. whole idea of honour in a kind of brutal courage ; by which means we have had many among us who have called themselves men of honour, that would have been a disgrace to a gibbet. "
The Gentleman's Library: Containing Rules for Conduct in All Parts of Life ... - Side 140
af Gentleman - 1744 - 440 sider
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The Guardian, Bind 2

Sir Richard Steele, Joseph Addison - 1714 - 347 sider
...more careful to guard their Reputition by their Courage, than by their Virtue. True For- titude is indeed fo becoming in Human Nature, that he who wants...Honour in a kind of Brutal Courage; by which means we have had many among us who have called themfelves Men of Honour, that would have been a difgrace...
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The Guardian, Bind 1

Joseph Addison, Sir Richard Steele - 1734 - 358 sider
...by their Virtue. Tree fortitude is indeed fo becoming in Human Nature, that he who wants it fcaree deferves the Name of a Man ; but we find feveral who...that they place the whole Idea of Honour in a kind of JJrutal Courage ; by which means we have had many among us who have called themfelves Men of Honour,...
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Leisure Hours Employed for the Benefit of Those who Would Wish to Begin the ...

Leisure hours - 1759 - 129 sider
...pernicious confequence, when it ceafes to be tempered with virtue and humanity. CXXIII. True fortitude is indeed fo becoming in human nature, that he who wants...much abufe this notion, that they place the whole of honour and fortitude in a kind of brutal courage; by which means we have had many among us, who...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 sider
...are more careful to guard their reputation by their courage than by their virtue. True fertitude is indeed fo becoming in human nature, that he who wants...honour in a kind of brutal courage ; by which means we have had many among us who have called themfelves men of honour, that would have been a difgrace...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Bind 5

1785
...are more careful to guard their reputation by their courage than by their virtue. True fortitude is indeed fo becoming in human nature, that he who wants it fcarce u.-ferves the nam¿ of a man; but we find feveral who fo much ahufe this notion, that they place the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Selected ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1790 - 1019 sider
...are more careful to guard their reputation by their courage than by their virtue. True fortitude is indeed fo becoming in human nature, that he who wants it fcarce dcferves the name of a man ; but we find feveral who fo much abufe this notion, that they place the...
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The Guardian, Bind 2

1797
...are more careful to guard their reputation by their courage, than by their virtue. True fortitude is indeed fo becoming in human nature, that he who wants...a man ; but we find feveral who fo much abufe this nation, that they place the whole idea of honour in a kind of brutal courage ; by which means we have...
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The Beauties of the Spectators, Tatlers, and Guardians: Connected ..., Bind 2

Joseph Addison - 1801
...are more caretul to guard their reputation by their courage than by their virtue. True fortitude is indeed fo becoming in human nature, that he who wants...honour in a kind of brutal courage ; by which means we have had many among us who have called themfelves men of honour, who would have been a difgrace...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 sider
...nature , that he who wants it scarce deserves the name of a man ; but we find several who so much abuse this notion , that they place the whole idea of honour in a kind of brutal courage ; by which means we have had many among us who have called themselves men of honour, who would have been a disgrace...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Joseph Addison, Bind 4

Joseph Addison - 1804
...nature, that he who wants it scarce deserves the name of a man ; but we find several who so much abuse this notion, that they place the whole idea of honour in a kind of brutal courage ; by which means we have had many among us who have called themselves men of honour, that would have been a disgrace...
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