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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... "
A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up from the ... - Page 602
1819
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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,...worthy race. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher may preach; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and habits, which have been consecrated...
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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,...worthy race. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher may preach; but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and habits, which have been consecrated...
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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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Survey of Tullaroan, Or Grace's Parish, in the Cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - 1819 - 160 pages
...influence of some common principle in the minds of men, — •* seem to have lived in the persons of our fore-fathers. — Our calmer judgment will...than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy face. The satyrist may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but reason herself, will respect the prejudices...
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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 and...
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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...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...
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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...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...
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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 ģill respect the prejudices...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...silent vacancy that precedes our Irirth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself will respect the preju• This...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself will respect the preju* This passage...
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