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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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Most Succinctly Bred

Alex Vernon - 2006 - 120 páginas
...1895 address at Harvard University on Memorial Day, idealized as "true and adorable" that manly faith "which leads a soldier to throw away his life in obedience to a blindly accepted duty, in a cause he little understands, in a plan of campaign of which he has no notion, under tactics of which he does...
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Both Prayed to the Same God: Religion and Faith in the American Civil War

Robert J. Miller - 2007 - 264 páginas
...of faith was purely existential, and God was gone from that faith. "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." In a little known incident, when Jubal Early's Confederates threatened Washington, DC, in the summer...
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The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America

Jeffrey Rosen - 2007 - 288 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."14 The speech so impressed Theodore Roosevelt ("By Jove, that speech of Holmes's was fine") that...
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Brutes in Suits: Male Sensibility in America, 1890–1920

John Pettegrew - 2007 - 434 páginas
...collapse 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...in a cause which he little understands, in a plan or campaign of which he has no notion, under tactics which he does not see the use. Holmes understood...
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The Great Experiment: The Story of Ancient Empires, Modern States, and the ...

Strobe Talbott - 2008 - 496 páginas
...built on but the soldier's choice of honor rather than life? . . . [T]he 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 . . . War, when you are at it, is horrible...
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