Essays & Lectures - Book 3, Essays - Series 2: Chapter 15, The Truth & Character of the English Summary & Analysis

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Book 3, Essays - Series 2: Chapter 15, The Truth & Character of the English Summary and Analysis

Chapter nine is Cockayne; then there is Wealth - the English of the nineteenth century enjoyed displaying their wealth when they had it; the late twentieth century middle-class English tended to hide it, if only to protect themselves from jealousy or to prevent inflaming the envy of others. Aristrocracy follows: deteriorating feudalism coexists with democratic trends. Chapter XII Universities: "The logical English train a scholar as they train an engineer," (p. 877). Chapter XIII Religion: It is significant that the priests tended to come from the same of close classes to the people served. He claims nineteenth century England follows the Old Testament but seems oblivious to the New Testament.

XIV Literature: There is a simplicity often called "down to earth" that...

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