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" Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the... "
Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ... - Page 106
by William Shaw Mason - 1819 - 160 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher may preach; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher may preach; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worth j race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach; but Reason herself will respect the...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819
...our ancestors so generally prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle hi the minds of men, — ' seem to have lived in...— Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate thmn to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher may...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

1819
...the influence of some common principle in the minds of men, — we seem to have lived in the penons of our fore-fathers, — Our calmer judgment will...than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher my preach, but reason herself, will respect the prejudice*...
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The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner, Volume 2

1820
...precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgement will rather tend to moderate than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; hut reason herself will respect the prejudices...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgments will rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. Tbe satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself ill respect the prejudices...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but reason herself will respect the prejudice...
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