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" The timid man, the lazy man the man who distrusts his country, the overcivilized man, who has lost the great fighting, masterful virtues, the ignorant man, and the man of dull mind, whose soul is incapable of feeling the mighty lift that thrills "stern... "
Theodore Roosevelt, Twenty-sixth President of the United States: A Typical ... - Page 148
by Charles Eugene Banks, Le Roy Armstrong - 1901 - 413 pages
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - 1920 - 267 pages
...refuse to undertake the solution simply renders it certain that we cannot possibly solve it aright. The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...mind, whose soul is incapable of feeling the mighty life that thrills " stern men with empires in their brains " — all these, of course, shrink from...
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Roosevelt, the Happy Warrior

Bradley Gilman - 1921 - 376 pages
...refuse to undertake the solution simply renders it certain that we can not possibly solve it aright. The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...incapable of feeling the mighty lift that thrills Stern with empires in their brains — all these of course shrink from seeing the nation undertake its new...
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Americans

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1922 - 336 pages
...lazy man, the man who distrusts his country, the over-civilized man who has lost the great fighting virtues, the ignorant man and the man of dull mind,...shrink from seeing the nation undertake its new duties. . . . The army and navy are the sword and shield which the nation must carry if she is to do her duty...
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Landmarks of Liberty: The Growth of American Political Ideals as Recorded in ...

Robert Porter St. John, Raymond Lenox Noonan - 1922 - 340 pages
...refuse to undertake the solution simply renders it certain that we cannot possibly solve it aright. The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...mind, whose soul is incapable of feeling the mighty life that thrills " stern men with empires in their brains "—all these, of course, shrink from seeing...
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Americans

Stuart Pratt Sherman - 1922 - 336 pages
...nationalism than in his address on The Strenuous Life, delivered before the Hamilton Club of Chicago in 1899: The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...over-civilized man who has lost the great fighting virtues, the ignorant man and the man of dull mind, whose soul is incapable of feeling the mighty lift...
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Social Darwinism in American Thought

Richard Hofstadter - 1992 - 248 pages
...we shall make of our dealings with these new problems a dark and shameful page in our history. . . . The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...shrink from seeing the nation undertake its new duties. . . . I preach to you, then, my countrymen, that our country calls not for the life of ease but for...
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The Politics of Manhood: Profeminist Men Respond to the Mythopoetic Men's ...

Michael Kimmel - 1995 - 396 pages
...we shall make of our dealings with these new problems a dark and shameful page in our history. . . . The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...shrink from seeing the nation undertake its new duties; shrink from seeing us build a navy and an army adequate to our needs; shrink from seeing us do our...
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God in the Stadium: Sports and Religion in America

Robert J. Higgs
..."The Strenuous Life" Roosevelt catalogued all the types that in his view impeded national destiny: "The timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...mind, whose soul is incapable of feeling the mighty life that thrills 'stern men with empire in the brains'-all these, of course, shrink from seeing the...
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Manliness and Civilization: A Cultural History of Gender and Race in the ...

Gail Bederman - 2008 - 322 pages
...aggression and unmoved by virile visions of empire, these men had been sapped of all manhood. pires in their brains — all these, of course shrink from seeing the nation undertake its new duties; shrink from seeing us build a navy and an army adequate to our needs; shrink from seeing us do our...
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Facing Facts: Realism in American Thought and Culture, 1850-1920

David E. Shi - 1996 - 394 pages
...strenuous life, the life of toil and effort, of labor and strife." He expressed a sovereign contempt for the "timid man, the lazy man, the man who distrusts...has lost the great fighting, masterful virtues." The American man must somehow recover the courage to participate in "righteous war," to "dare and to endure...
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