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Hilaire Belloc

Auhtor: C Creighton Mandell

Language: english
Published: 1916

Genres:

criticism,  biography
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Review by Beth Cholette, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'Hilaire Belloc':

... Regents with whom to counter this generalization and when I came to think of it, it was quite true. I have noticed the same thing about many ...
... of the force within him. So abundant is his vitality, that less forceful natures receive from him an access of energy. This vigour appears, in his person, ...
... because in the studious leisure of vast endowments they have never felt the former in themselves, nor have been compelled to control the latter ...
... used to say, and though I have never had the leisure to put the thing to the proof, I am willing to believe that he was right, for he spoke with authority. That ...
... of Dr. Donne: no critic, so far as we are aware, has called attention to his debt to Mr. Belloc. This debt was neither complete nor immediately obvious, ...
... the mind of the student. Again, that element fatal to all accurate study of military history, the imputation of civilian virtues and motives, enters ...
... of Prussia to break such solemn treaty, then such a treaty should be broken. To this he adds:. This doctrine of the Frederician Tradition does ...
... that he had long envisaged the possibility of this war. With this brief summary we may usefully contrast Mr. Belloc's own summary of his work already ...
... is always absolutely wise to prevent the enemy in time of war from learning things which would be an aid to him. That is the reason why a strict ...
... are of value to the community according to the value of the views they hold and express. As a class they are of value to the community because the views ...
... Mr. Belloc And Europe.CHAPTER VIII. MR. BELLOC AND EUROPE. The beginning of Mr. Belloc's literary career was in history. He took a first in ...
... been preserved in arches and aqueducts. For Mr. Belloc, the progress of the upward curve from the ninth century to the thirteenth reaches its culmination ...
... lifted into one dimension more. The soul is fed. One may say that historical learning grants men glimpses of life completed and a whole and such a ...
... that room in spite of its dignity and its high reserve. For some little time, now talking of those great poets who were a glory to them all, and whose ...
... have been distorted by a barbarian interlude, whether external or internal in origin, is the accumulation of capital. The next difficulty is the preservation ...
... of unsocial and irresponsible monopolies.. Thus Mr. Belloc traces the growth and development of our economic conditions. In The Servile State he goes ...
... wit: they seem bitter, strained, and, while one appreciates the justice of the serious charge, the humour which was to carry it off, becomes from time ...
... political evils by laughing at them. It is not our business here to analyse these compositions from the point of view of considering the amount of political ...
... a pleasurable task to praise his own home. We cannot here analyse this book in any detail, nor would its framework bear so pedantic an insistence. The ...
... longer our need our desire is for fact. The philosophy and art of to-day exhibit this tendency. In literature especially the naturalist method has seen ...