2011-09-26 D. H. ロレンスの『欧州史における動き』のエピローグは現代日本人へ
The hereditary aristocratic class has fallen into disuse. And democracy means the electing of tools to serve the fears and the material desires of the masses. Noblesse n'oblige plus! ・・・ But a spark of nobility redeems everything. (p. 266)
Ｔｈｉｓ is our job, then , our uncommonsense: to recognise the spark of noblesse inside us, and let it make us. To recognise the spark of noblesse in one another, and add our sparks together, to a flame. And to recognise the men who have stars, not mere sparks of nobility in their souls, and to choose these for leaders. (p. 266)
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Movements in European History was written by D. H. Lawrence during 1918 and 1919 in response to Oxford University Press's invitation to prepare a textbook for schools. It is a vivid sketch of European history from ancient Rome to the early ...