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" I am one of those who hold that in this larger atmosphere, on the outskirts of Empire, where the machine is relatively impotent and the individual is strong, is to be found an ennobling and invigorating stimulus for our youth, saving them alike from the... "
Frontiers - Page 57
by George Nathaniel Curzon Marquis of Curzon - 1907 - 58 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 260

1909
...both great branches of the AngloSaxon race— the "ennobling and invig orating stimulus for our youth, them alike from the corroding ease and the morbid excitements of Western civilization"— could hardly have escaped the attention of such an omnivorous reader. Nothing, however, could be more...
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Writing the Colonial Adventure: Race, Gender and Nation in Anglo-Australian ...

Robert Dixon, Robert M. W. Dixon - 1995 - 228 pages
...and held a sanguine view of the beneficial effects of colonial experience on the Anglo-Saxon stock: 'I am one of those who hold that in this larger atmosphere,...corroding ease and the morbid excitements of Western civilisation'.9 But the code of masculinity placed conflicting demands on men, upholding an ideal of...
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Expanding Suburbia: Reviewing Suburban Narratives

Roger Webster, Lecturer Department of Pure Mathematics Roger Webster - 2000 - 200 pages
...expansion' was taking place 'on the outskirts of the Empire', and, Lord Curzon claimed, was providing 'an ennobling and invigorating stimulus for our youth,...corroding ease and the morbid excitements of Western civilization'.25 It also had a specific role to play in that project. Ten years before the Boer War...
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Crabtracks: Progress and Process in Teaching the New Literatures in English ...

Gordon Collier, Frank Schulze-Engler - 2002 - 409 pages
...atmosphere, on the outskirts of Empire, where j...] the individual is strong, is to be found an enobling and invigorating stimulus for our youth, saving them alike from the corroding ease and morbid excitements of Western civilization". The terms Curzon uses, "larger atmosphere"; "invigorating";...
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Culture, Empire, and the Question of Being Modern

C. J. Wan-ling Wee - 2003 - 231 pages
...the machine [of civilization] is relatively impotent and the individual is strong, is to be found the ennobling and invigorating stimulus for our youth,...corroding ease and the morbid excitements of Western civilization."11 As with Edwardes, Curzon argues that there is something noble and character-building...
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