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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 ...
|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 real
|"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.
|Patriotism, Politics, and the Environment in an Age of Terror David W. Orr. |
Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel. —Samuel Johnson Necessity is the
plea for every infringement of human freedom: it is the argument of tyrants; it is
the creed ...
|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
|Patriotism will give us a torch to light the way. 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 ... 1306 Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel
|PATRIOTISM, JINGOISM, CHAUVINISM 5.38 Everyone knows Samuel Johnson's |
apophthegm, 'Patriotism is the last refuge of a scoundrel.' Johnson was given to
uttering neatly turned, dogmatic wisecracks in the presence of James Boswell, ...