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sophisticated, irretrievable naivete. last refuge of scoundrels A pronouncement of
the acerbic Samuel Johnson (1709-1784): "Patriotism is the last refuge of a
|There is, however, a way of distinguishing between patriotism and nationalism I |
find helpful, and will assume throughout this chapter. One of its virtues ... 'The last
refuge of the scoundrel' 'Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.' This is the ...
|The book offers a withering critique of the failings of the Bush administration, supplemented by new essays that look at the national-level dominance of the Republican Party and examine the fallacy that the evangelical right represents a ...|
|Patriotism having become one of our topicks, Johnson suddenly uttered, in a |
strong determined tone, an apophthegm at which many will start : " Patriotism is
the last refuge of a scoundrel." But let it be considered, that he did not mean a
|"The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel" In any contemporary discussion of patriotism |
some cynic is bound to quote Samuel Johnson's aphorism, "Patriotism is the last
refuge of a scoundrel.” It is frequently a self-righteous indictment of patriotic ...
|Yet, in a moment of disgust and pique, made cynical by what he saw about him, |
he said, "Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel." What contradiction ! Love of
one's country the last refuge of a scoundrel ! Yet it is entirely possible ; not only is
|“Liquidity. Is. the. Last. to London to the days of Samuel Johnson. He had a |
saying, “Patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel.” In this new fast-moving
market, I'd advance the idea that liquidity is the last refuge of the scoundrel.
|The. Last. Refuge. of. Scoundrels. and. Other. People. “Peace is patriotic”I |
always want to read that slogan as meaning “peace IS SO patriotic,” a response
to the charge that peace advocates don't have the interests of the country at heart
|And we will survive and become the stronger— not only because of a patriotism |
that stands for love of country, but a patriotism that stands for love of people.
Representative ... 58-59 (1903). 1306 Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.
|Parallel Lines: Patriotism Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. — |
jOHNSON Patriotism, n. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of anyone
ambitious to illuminate his name. In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is
defined as the ...