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" In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was ample scope for every magnanimous and disinterested energy. The heart of man, when placed in circumstances which have a tendency to excite them, will seldom be deficient in such sentiments. "
The Scientific and Literary Treasury: A New and Popular Encyclopedia of the ... - Page 277
by Samuel Maunder - 1843 - 832 pages
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880 - 730 pages
...of right, they gradually recovered themselves, when law precluded the one and supplied the other. In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was...tendency to excite them, will seldom be deficient iu such sentiments. No occasions could be more favourable than the protection of a faithful supporter,...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880 - 826 pages
...for every magtianimous and disinterested energy. The heart of man. when placed in circumstances that, have a tendency to excite them, will seldom be deficient...more favourable than the protection of a faithful supporier, or the defence of a beneficent sovereign, against such powerful aggression as left little...
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A history of English literature for junior classes

Frederick A. Laing - 1881 - 253 pages
...for every magnanimous and disinterested energy. The heart of man, when placed in circumstances that have a tendency to excite them, will seldom be deficient...favourable than the protection of a faithful supporter, or I lie defence of a beneficent sovereign, against such powerful aggression as left little prospect except...
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Introduction to the Study of History: Civil, Ecclesiastical, and Literary

William Binnington Boyce - History - 1884 - 632 pages
...branded by general infamy. The feudal law books breathe throughout a spirit of honourable obligation In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was...scope for every magnanimous and disinterested energy From these feelings, engendered by the feudal relations, has sprung up the peculiar sentiment of personal...
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Outlines of the world's history

Edgar Sanderson - World history - 1885 - 664 pages
...by general infamy. The feudal law-books breathe throughout a spirit of honourable obligation. ... In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was ample scope for magnanimous and disinterested energy. The heart of man, when placed in circumstances which have a tendency...
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages,

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1888 - 708 pages
...of right, they gradually recovered themselves when law precluded the one and supplied the other. In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was...ample scope for every magnanimous and disinterested enemy. The heart of man, when placed in circumstances which have a tendency to excite them, will seldom...
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Half-hours of French Translation

Alphonse Mariette - 1894
...circumstances that have a tendency to excite them, will seldom be deficient in4 such sentiments. No occasions 5 could be more favourable than the protection of a faithful supporter, or the defence of a beneficent sovereign, against such powerful aggression as left little prospect, except of sharing in his ruin.6...
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View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages, Volume 1

Henry Hallam - Europe - 1899
...of right, they gradually recovered themselves when law precluded the one and supplied the other. In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was...aggression as left little prospect except of sharing fti his ruin. From these feelings engendered by the feudal relation has sprung up the peculiar sentiment...
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An Introduction to English Politics

John Mackinnon Robertson - Europe - 1900 - 552 pages
...civilisation. Hallam, severe towards all other men's generalisations, lightly pronounces that " in the reciprocal services of lord and vassal, there...scope for every magnanimous and disinterested energy," and that " the heart of man, when placed in circumstances which have a tendency to excite them, will...
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The Science-history of the Universe, Volume 10

Francis Rolt-Wheeler - 1909
...of right, they gradually recovered themselves when law precluded the one and supplied the other. In the reciprocal services of lord and vassal there was...deficient in such sentiments. No occasions could be more favorable than the protection of a faithful supporter or the defense of a beneficent suzerain against...
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