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" All civic virtue, all the heroism and self-sacrifice of patriotism spring ultimately from the habit men acquire of regarding their nation as a great organic whole, identifying themselves with its fortunes in the past as in the present, and looking forward... "
A History of England in the Eighteenth Century - Page 193
by William Edward Hartpole Lecky - 1878
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The North American Review, Volume 126

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1878 - 656 pages
...revolutionary panics, and seasons of calamity.* These considerations may be carried a step further. All civic virtue, all the heroism and self-sacrifice...which they reside, and their government as a mere organization for providing police or contracting treaties ; when they have ceased to entertain any...
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The American Historical Review, Volume 7

John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler - History - 1902 - 886 pages
...Orientals, they have not, with the exception of the Japanese, developed that habit which to quote Lecky "men acquire of regarding their nation as a great...in the past as in the present, and looking forward to its future destinies." Mr. Townsend admits that the patriotism of the orient is similar to that...
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The American Historical Review, Volume 7

John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler - History - 1902 - 920 pages
...Orientals, they have not, with the exception of the Japanese, developed that habit which to quote Lecky " men acquire of regarding their nation as a great organic...in the past as in the present, and looking forward to its future destinies." Mr. Townsend admits that the patriotism of the orient is similar to that...
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The American Historical Review, Volume 7

John Franklin Jameson, Henry Eldridge Bourne, Robert Livingston Schuyler - History - 1902 - 898 pages
...Orientals, they have not, with the exception of the Japanese, developed that habit which to quote Lecky " men acquire of regarding their nation as a great organic...in the past as in the present, and looking forward to its future destinies." Mr. Townsend admits that the patriotism of the orient is similar to that...
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La fille de Thuiskon: Teuton ideals in French prose

Kate Thecla Conley - 1905 - 226 pages
...as historians assert, from the habit that men acquire of identifying themselves with their country's fortunes, in the past as in the present, and looking forward anxiously to its future destinies, that all civic virtue and all patriotic selfsacrifice have sprung. Page 90. i. Henri: Klopstock probably...
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The Citizen's Part in Government

Elihu Root - Citizenship - 1907 - 140 pages
...words of Lecky, the historian — not a rhetorician, but a discriminating and thoughtful student : All civic virtue, all the heroism and self-sacrifice...which they reside, and their government as a mere organization for providing police or contracting treaties; when they have ceased to entertain any warmer...
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History Teacher's Magazine, Volume 8

History - 1917 - 388 pages
...rights and institutions, and to the promotion of its welfare." Lecky truly says, "All civic virtues, all the heroism and self-sacrifice of patriotism spring...ultimately from the habit men acquire of regarding their country as a great organic whole, identifying themselves with its fortunes in the past, as in the present...
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Addresses on Government and Citizenship

Elihu Root - Citizenship - 1916 - 574 pages
...these words of Lecky, the historian — not a rhetorician, but a discriminating and thoughtful student: All civic virtue, all the heroism and self-sacrifice...which they reside, and their government as a mere organization for providing police or contracting treaties; when they have ceased to entertain any warmer...
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Our Military History: Its Facts and Fallacies

Leonard Wood - United States - 1916 - 250 pages
...general plan for the training of officers. CHAPTER IX CONSTRUCTIVE WORK OF THE ARMY "All civic virtues, all the heroism and self-sacrifice of patriotism,...looking forward anxiously to its future destinies." — Lecke. Our people as a whole do not understand what a tremendous factor our little army has been...
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Our Military History: Its Facts and Fallacies

Leonard Wood - United States - 1916 - 270 pages
...plan for the training of officers. 213 CHAPTER IX CONSTRUCTIVE WORK OF THE ARMY "All civic virtues, all the heroism and self-sacrifice of patriotism,...present, and looking forward anxiously to its future destinies."—Lecke. Our people as a whole do not understand what a tremendous factor our little army...
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