And there are so many causes tending to make the feelings connected with this subject the most intense and most deeply- rooted of those which gather round and protect old institutions and custom, that we need not wonder to find them as yet less undermined

But can the crude fruit of casual observation, never brought to the test of judgment, formed by comparing speculation and experience, deserve such a distinction ? Soldiers, as well as women, practise the minor virtues with punctilious politeness.

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