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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 Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920

Jonathan M. Hansen - 2010 - 280 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...little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he had no notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use." Anathema to James's politics and ethics,...
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Rough Rider in the White House: Theodore Roosevelt and the Politics of Desire

Sarah Watts - 2003 - 301 páginas
...dead, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. best expressed this new patriotism: "The faith is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, a cause in which he little understands."8 Such logic, which placed unthinking dutifulness over understanding,...
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A Brief History of American Sports

Elliott J. Gorn, Warren Goldstein - 2004 - 310 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...little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he had no notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. With all faiths besieged in a Darwinian...
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John Brown's Body: Slavery, Violence, & the Culture of War

Franny Nudelman - 2004 - 242 páginas
...Hohnes writes, "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...little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he does not see the use." Qtd. in Blight. Race and Reunion, 21o. EPILOGUE I Ernest Lee Tuveson notes that...
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Selected Poems of Herman Melville

Herman Melville - 2004 - 484 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 to a blindly accepted duty, iri a cause which he little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he has no notion, under tactics...
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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - 2010 - 316 páginas
...which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause of which he little understands, in a plan of campaign...notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use."26 Here is one answer to the silent revolutions of opinion that emptied the churches in the nineteenth...
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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - 2010 - 316 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 to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause of which he little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he has no notion, under tactics of which...
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Putting Liberalism in Its Place

Paul W. Kahn - 2009 - 336 páginas
...about his experience as a soldier in the Civil War. He refers to a "faith that is true and adorable which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to blindly accepted duty," and speaks of the soldier's capacity for sacrifice as a "miracle." 41 This...
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Americans Without Law: The Racial Boundaries of Citizenship

Mark S. Weiner - 2006 - 197 páginas
...martial vision of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., who ardently believed "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."33 Soon after the Confederate surrender, Powell returned to a teaching position at Illinois State...
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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - 2006 - 648 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...understands, in a plan of campaign of which he has little notion, under tactics of which he does not see the use. Most men who know battle know the cynic...
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