By Stephanie Laurens
Unique book: 1996
Seeing his brother fortunately settle for marriage, Harry Lester is a bit more wary, after being burned by means of love as soon as prior to. His likelihood assembly with Lucinda Babbacombe brings him yet one more scenario for strength love. And who wouldn't fall for a wise, business-savvy attractiveness? It doesn't take lengthy sooner than Lucinda falls in love with Harry and needs to marry him. Harry has his reservations, yet will he be capable of face up to the seduction of pass over Lucinda Babbacombe?
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W and outer honor as reputation (for hon orableness). The connection between inner and outer honor is thu s established, though one can also have either one without the other. This view of honor (which I shall 32. Liepmann 1906, 247. 33. Liepm ann 1906, 250: Die Ehrenk rankung ist eine Handlung, welche geeignet ist, einen Menschen in seinem Ehrgefuhl zu verletzen; similarly, Liepman n 1906, 239, 246. 34. Cf. Barber 1957, 49. s> and also in a recent philosophical work. 36 The authors of the descriptive studies also mention, of course, variou s other meaning s and shades of meaning, but these need not concern us here; nor will we deal with variant versions of the bipartite theory>?
The chances are rather that he is viewing his honor as something to which his personal qualities entitle him, irrespective of what the world may believe. He is taking, that is, an idealistic view. The opposite occurs when attention is concentrated on the world. For instance, when Phelps says to Holme s, "Youhave saved my honor," the natural way to understand this is not as meaning "By recovering the treaty you have placed me in a position where, according to the 49. Con trast, for insta nce, the notions of guilt and innocence: if, given the facts of the case and the law, a person is inn ocent of a crime, then we wilt con tinue to call that person innocent even if the highest courts have confirm ed a verdict of guilty.
But the bipartite theor y still faces variou s prob lems. The most obvious is that it does not account for insults. Calling me a swine cannot, as has been noted, affect my inner honor, my honorableness; and it may equally well not affect my outer honor, my reputation (especially, but not exclusively, if there are no witnesses). Yet to say this to me isfor a European -a perfect example of an offense against my honor. Both Liepm ann's theory and the bipartite theor y also face the following problem.