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" All the pleasing illusions which made power gentle and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation incorporated into politics the sentiments which beautify and soften private society, are to be... "
Maxims and opinions, moral, political and economical, with characters, from ... - Page 182
by Edmund Burke - 1804
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The Practical Elements of Rhetoric: With Illustrative Examples

John Franklin Genung - English language - 1892 - 488 pages
...gentle, and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments...the heart owns, and the understanding ratifies, as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature, and to raise it to dignity in our own...
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The Practical Elements of Rhetoric: With Illustrative Examples

John Franklin Genung - English language - 1892 - 488 pages
...gentle, and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments,...by this new conquering empire of light and reason. Alt the decent drapery of life is to be rudely torn off. All the superadded ideas, furnished from the...
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English Lessons for English People

Edwin Abbott Abbott, Sir John Robert Seeley - English language - 1893 - 303 pages
...gentle, and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments...which the heart owns and the understanding ratifies as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature, and to raise it to dignity in our own...
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Paragraph-writing

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1893 - 292 pages
...gentle, and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments...the heart owns, and the understanding ratifies, as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature, and to raise it to dignity in our own...
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Drill Book in English

George E. Gay - English language - 1893 - 103 pages
...power gentle and obedience liberal which harmonized the different shades of life and which by bland assimilation incorporated into politics the sentiments...imagination which the heart owns and the understanding ratines as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature and to raise it to dignity...
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Paragraph-writing

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1893 - 133 pages
...gentle, and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments...imagination, which the heart owns, and the understanding ratines, as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature, and to raise it to dignity...
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Paragraph Writing

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - English language - 1893 - 263 pages
...gentle, and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments...by this new conquering empire of light and reason. AH the decent drapery of life is to be rudely torn off. All the superadded ideas, furnished from the...
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Closet Performances: Political Exhibition and Prohibition in the Dramas of ...

Michael Simpson - Poetry - 1998 - 469 pages
...particular mind to propel it is confirmed by Burke's account of how this "age of Chivalry" is displaced: All the decent drapery of life is to be rudely torn...the heart owns, and the understanding ratifies, as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature, and to raise it to dignity in our own...
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Democracy in Dark Times

Jeffrey C. Isaac - Political Science - 1998 - 250 pages
...lament that "all the pleasing illusions ... are to be dissolved by this new conquering empire oflight and reason. All the decent drapery of life is to be...furnished from the wardrobe of a moral imagination ... as necessary to cover the defects of our naked shivering nature, and to raise it to dignity in...
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Poisoning the Minds of the Lower Orders

Don Herzog - History - 2000 - 560 pages
...his grumbling that "all the pleasing illusions which made power gentle and obedience liberal . . . are to be dissolved by this new conquering empire...All the decent drapery of life is to be rudely torn off."40 Or consider a curiously elliptical passage in the Reflections: 'The men of England, the men,...
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