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Characters of great men, and the duties of patriotism

Thomas Mac Nevin

Characters of great men, and the duties of patriotism

A lecture, delivered in the popular reading-room of the Custom-House Ward, Dublin

by Thomas Mac Nevin

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Published by James McGlashan, James Ridgway in Dublin, London .
Written in English


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StatementBy Thomas MacNevin.
The Physical Object
Pagination34p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18365635M

  Early America’s foremost Renaissance man, Benjamin Franklin was a skilled author, printer, scientist, inventor and diplomat despite a formal education that ended at .   But not everyone inhabits the same American space as a U.S. senator. The majority of people quoted in “On Virtues” come from a homogenous population of white men — politicians, war heroes, leaders and authors. The inspiration in the book comes from the specific canon of history’s “great men.”.

  Projecting courage, determination, patriotism, and love for mankind, these people are great role models for children. Simply yet vividly told, these books will keep children engrossed and help in moulding them into men and women of substance. Table Of Contains 1. The Formative Years 2. Character 3. With the Master 4. The Wandering Monk 5 Author: Dr S. Paul. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great Pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of Men and citizens." Honesty – I believe, as did Washington, that ordered liberty requires honesty.

rules in life. Men of genius stand to society in the relation of. its intellect, as men of character of its conscience; and while. the former are admired, the latter are followed. Great men are always exceptional men; andgreatness itself is but. comparative. Indeed, the range of most men .   The stories are patriotic in every line, a lesson in every story, and inspire the listener to the best thoughts and audio book is intended to summarize the most inspiring events in their lives for young Americans. A great sense of appreciation for the considerable sacrifices of Washington, Franklin, Webster and Lincoln await the Reviews:


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Perhaps the most famous quotation from the great Tory lexicographer Samuel Johnson is his offhand remark that “patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.” Yet, almost as and the duties of patriotism book as this quotation is repeated, it is pointed out that Johnson did not mean by it to impugn the character of the “true” patriot.

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The term refers generally to a concept of national loyalty. The derivative of the word patriotism is from the Greek word patris, meaning fatherland. The concept of patriotism is multifaceted and is approached in different ways.

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I read parts on my own and my wife read parts to me while I was driving and we both greatly /5(). Whereas the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob imposed duties on all men (see Exodus ), "Nature's God" endowed all men with rights; and, whereas the God of the New Testament commanded all men to love God and their neighbors as themselves (see Matthew ), Nature's God created a state of nature in which everyone was expected to take.

In the universe of God there are no accidents. From the fall of a sparrow to the fall of an empire or the sweep of a planet, all is according to Divine Providence, whose laws are everlasting.

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Death is as little an accident as life. Never, perhaps. Patriotism these days is like Christmas—lots of people caught up in a festive atmosphere replete with lights and spectacles.

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XXVIII. Decorum and moral duties. How decorum promotes well-being. Need to use Nature as a guide XXIX. Actions must have motives. Freedom from undue passions. Control of the appetites.

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The Dharmasutras were comp.Onone year after the organizing of the SAR, twenty-six men of strong character and great patriotism joined forces and organized the Louisiana Society, Sons of the American Revolution in the Senate Chamber of the Louisiana State Capitol. The edition of the Daily Picayune proclaimed on its front page the following.