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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
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule. A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend...
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A Statistical Account, Or Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819
...in this eloquent, philosophical, and able writer's memoirs of himself, "a lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors so generally prevails,...must depend on the influence of some common principle hi the minds of men, — ' seem to have lived in the persons of our fore-fathers* — Our calmer...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

1819
...liimself, " * lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors BO generally prevails, that it most depend on 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 rather tend...
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The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner, Volume 2

1820
...diversion, and became extremely sprightly and entertaining. PRIDE OF ANCESTRY. A lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors so generally prevails,...influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers: it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...expressed a determination of publishing them in his lifetime. VOL. I. A \A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the lahour and reward of vanity to...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...fxpressed a determination of publishing them in his lifetime, vol.. I. A A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule. A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...depend on the influence of some common principle in the mind* of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule.* A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule.* A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...reach of criticism or ridicule.* A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so genenfly prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend...
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