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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 American Monthly Review of Reviews - Página 179
editado por - 1901
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The Sword and the Cross: Reflections on Command and Conscience

James Hugh Toner - 1992 - 186 páginas
...that "the 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...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use."2* Such extreme abnegation of conscience is both immoral and, as will be pointed out below, illegal....
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Order and Discipline in China: The Shanghai Mixed Court 1911-1927

Thomas B. Stephens - 2017 - 184 páginas
...soldier and a very distinguished lawyer, "which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause which he little...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use."2 It is the state of mind of the Ming censor Zuo Guangdou who, unable to prevail upon his emperor,...
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The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Robert Watson Gordon - 1992 - 342 páginas
...that the 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...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use.43 This soldierly blindness involves an agnostic's abdication before a Final Judgment — the "supposed...
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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self

G. Edward White - 1995 - 648 páginas
..."senseless passion," a "faith . . . which leads a soldier to throw his life away in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause which he little...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use." The references to campaigns and tactics reminded Holmes of his own anarchic wartime meanderings, and...
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The Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and the Crisis of the Union

George M. Fredrickson - 1965 - 300 páginas
..."that the 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...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use."11 Applied to civil life, this heroism suggests the determination of a patrician to stick to his...
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No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture ...

T. J. Jackson Lears - 1994 - 397 páginas
...that the 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...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use." 64 Holmes's persistent popularity among "realists" and "pragmatists" in the twentieth century is a...
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No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture ...

T. J. Jackson Lears - 1994 - 397 páginas
...that the 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...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use."64 Holmes's persistent popularity among "realists" and "pragmatists" in the twentieth century...
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The Essential Holmes: Selections from the Letters, Speeches, Judicial ...

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1996 - 378 páginas
...that the 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...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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Religion and the American Civil War

Randall M. Miller, Harry S. Stout, Charles Reagan Wilson - 1998 - 442 páginas
...is true and adorable," Holmes wrote, "which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause which he little...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use."42 When Mark Twain linked religion and war, he was bitter at the hypocrisy of standing up for...
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Active Radio: Pacifica's Brash Experiment

Jeff Land - 1999 - 210 páginas
...that the 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...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. — OLIVER w. HOLMES, "THE SOLDIER'S FAITH." IN THE MIND AND FAITH or JUSTICE HOLMES. SELECTED AND...
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