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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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The Unwritten War: American Writers and the Civil War

Daniel Aaron - 1987 - 402 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" (Speeches of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. [Boston, 1934], 59). posed the romantic distortions of generations...
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The Design of Discord: Studies of Anomie

Elwin Humphreys Powell - 1988 - 283 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."18 From the turn of the century onward, the passion for self-surrender grows with the general...
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The Legacy of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr

Robert Watson Gordon - 1992 - 323 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.43 This soldierly blindness involves an agnostic's abdication before a Final Judgment — the "supposed...
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The Sword and the Cross: Reflections on Command and Conscience

James Hugh Toner - 1992 - 186 páginas
...Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., who served in the Civil War, claimed 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."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 - 176 páginas
...words of Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Junior, himself a soldier and a very distinguished lawyer, "which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...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 Inner Civil War: Northern Intellectuals and the Crisis of the Union

George M. Fredrickson - 1965 - 277 páginas
...of creeds, there is one thing I do not 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."9 For Holmes, strenuousness and courage were not means to an end, but ends in themselves; personal...
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Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: Law and the Inner Self

G. Edward White - 1995 - 648 páginas
...carelessness for life," a "senseless passion," a "faith . . . which leads a soldier to throw his life away in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause...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 Romance of Reunion: Northerners and the South, 1865-1900

Nina Silber - 1997 - 257 páginas
...well-known articulation of the new patriotic ideology. "The faith is true and adorable," Holmes explained, "which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience...accepted duty, in a cause which he little understands." Despite the apparent emptiness of such patriotic rhetoric, many were drawn to this Holmesian discourse...
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No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture ...

T. J. Jackson Lears - 1994 - 375 páginas
...of creeds, there is one thing I do not 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." 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 - 375 páginas
...of creeds, there is one thing I do not 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."64 Holmes's persistent popularity among "realists" and "pragmatists" in the twentieth century...
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