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" The masculine character, the ability to dare and endure, to know and yet not fear reality, to look the world in the face and take it for what it is, — a very queer and partly very base mixture... "
A General Survey of American Literature: By Mary Fisher - Página 363
por Mary Fisher - 1899 - 391 páginas
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The Century, Volume 31

1886
...sensibilities, which, if we don't soon look out, will usher in the reign of mediocrity, of the feeblest and flattest and the most pretentious that has ever been....mixture, — that is what I want to preserve, or rather, as I may say, to recover; and I must tell you that I don't in the least care what becomes of you ladies...
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The Bostonians: A Novel, Volume 2

Henry James - 1921 - 275 páginas
...sensibilities, which, if we don't soon look out, will usher in the reign of mediocrity, of the feeblest and flattest and the most pretentious that has ever been....mixture — that is what I want to preserve, or rather, as I may say, to recover ; and I must tell you that I don't in the least care what becomes of you ladies...
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Man's Changing Mask: Modes and Methods of Characterization in Fiction

Charles Child Walcutt - 1966 - 368 páginas
...sensibilities, which, if we don't soon look out, will usher in the reign of mediocrity, of the feeblest and flattest and the most pretentious that has ever been....mixture — that is what I want to preserve, or rather, as I may say, to recover.' " (Chapter 34.) These ringing words make Verena "slightly sick"; she could...
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The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction

Judith Fetterley - 1978 - 198 páginas
...Most critics see the scene as a reflection of Ransom's innate generosity of spirit, his possession of the "masculine character, the ability to dare and endure, to know and yet not fear reality (P- 343)' or, as Trilling would have it, as evidence of the instinctive bonding together of men in...
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Lionel Trilling: The Work of Liberation

Daniel T. O'Hara - 1988 - 318 páginas
...sensibilities, which, if we don't look out, will usher in the reign of mediocrity, of the feeblest and flattest and the most pretentious that has ever been....the ability to dare and endure, to know and yet not to fear reality, to look the world in the face and take it for what it is—a very queer and partly...
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Essays for Richard Ellmann: Omnium Gatherum

Richard Ellmann, Susan Dick, Declan Kiberd - 1989 - 499 páginas
...if they don't soon look out, will usher in the reign of mediocrity, of the feeblest and flattest and most pretentious that has ever been. The masculine...dare and endure, to know and yet not fear reality . . . that is what I want to preserve, or rather, as I may say, to recover; and I must tell you that...
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Henry James and the 'Woman Business'

Alfred Habegger - 2004 - 300 páginas
...it straight. Basil's speeches (unlike Verena's, which do lack conviction) shake with berserker fury: "The masculine character, the ability to dare and endure, to know and yet not fear reality ... - that is what I want to preserve, or rather, as I may say, to recover; and I must tell you that...
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On Henry James

Louis J. Budd, Edwin Harrison Cady - 1990 - 313 páginas
...sensibilities, which, if we don't soon look out, will usher in the reign of mediocrity, of the feeblest and flattest and the most pretentious that has ever been....— that is what I want to preserve, or rather, I may say, recover; and I must tell you that I don't in the least care what becomes of you ladies [the...
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The Schoolhome

Jane Roland MARTIN - 1995 - 247 páginas
...In Henry James's 1886 novel The Bostonians, Basil Ransom says that his interest is in his own sex: The masculine character, the ability to dare and endure,...mixture — that is what I want to preserve, or rather, as I may say, to recover; and I must tell you that I don't in the least care what becomes of you ladies...
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The Cultivation of Hatred, Volume 3

Peter Gay - 1993 - 685 páginas
...false delicacy and exaggerated solicitudes and coddled sensibilities," all of them mortal enemies of "the masculine character, the ability to dare and...look the world in the face and take it for what it is."4 The Bostonians is fiction, not a sociological treatise; Ransom is a figure in a novel, not a...
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