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" But in the midst of doubt, in the collapse of creeds, there is one thing I do not doubt, that no man who lives in the same world with most of us can doubt, and that is that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in... "
The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce - Página 192
por Deirdre Nansen McCloskey - 2010 - 634 páginas
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Speeches by Oliver Wendell Holmes

Oliver Wendell Holmes (Jr.) - 1896 - 88 páginas
...lives in the same world with most of us can doubt, and that is that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. Most men who know battle know the cynic force with which the thoughts of common-sense will assail them...
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The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volumen26

Albert Shaw - 1901
...illusion, he adds this one fact of which he is sure, — namely, "that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to blindly accepted duty, in a cause which he little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he has...
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Proceedings of the National Arbitration and Peace Congress, New York, April ...

Robert Erskine Ely - 1907 - 542 páginas
...to throw away his life in obedience to plainly accepted duty in a cause which he little understands, a plan of campaign of which he has no notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use." It is because we find his faith true and adorable that we praise the soldier, that he has been transfigured...
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The Earthquake

Arthur Train - 1918 - 305 páginas
...lives in the same world with most of us can doubt — and that is that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use !' " Jack made no reply. "'For high and dangerous action,'" I continued, " 'teaches us to believe as...
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The Harvard Graduates' Magazine

William Roscoe Thayer - 1896
...lives in the same world with most of us can doubt, and that is, that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. Most men who know battle know the cynic force with which the thoughts of common-sense will assail them...
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The American Church Monthly, Volumen3

1918
...lives in the same world with most of us can doubt — and that is that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. For high and dangerous action teaches us to believe as right beyond dispute things for which our doubting...
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Future Space Programs: Hearings Before the Committee on Science and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology - 1978 - 986 páginas
...vlrumque cano".* One of our great supreme court Justices declares, "that faith Is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life In obedience to a blindly-accepted duty, In a cause which he little understands, In a plan of can-.palgn of which he...
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Subversive Genealogy: The Politics and Art of Herman Melville

Michael Rogin - 1985 - 354 páginas
...Battle-Pieces says, with the Civil War veteran Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., "that faith is true and adorable, which leads a soldier to throw away his life, in obedience...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use." 31 Antebellum fathers like Oliver Wendell Holmes, Charles Francis Adams, and Amasa Walker spoke with...
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The Tolerant Society

Lee C. Bollinger Dean University of Michigan Law School - 1986 - 307 páginas
...lives in the same world with most of us can doubt, and that is that the faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. Reprinted in The Mind and Faith of Justice Holmes, ed. Max Lerner (Boston: Little, Brown, 1943), 18,...
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New Essays on The Red Badge of Courage

Lee Clark Mitchell - 1986 - 160 páginas
...is that the faith is true and adorable which leads 80 a soldier to throw away his life in obediance to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause which he little...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use.8 By the 1890s, Holmes could wrench the battlefield from the social and historical context of the...
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