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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 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...suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but reason herself will respect the prejudice and habits...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment wdl 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 preju* This passage...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1839 - 455 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, than to suppress, the the subject of his Memoirs, a subject which he had not mentioned to any other person, expressed a determination...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 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 prejudices and...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will ralher lend 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...
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Godefridus

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1844
...descended." " Our calmer judgment," says the historian of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, " 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...
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The Patrician, Volume 4

John Burke, Bernard Burke - 1847
...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: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 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 prejudices and...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...•ketches of the life, written in Gibbon's wished to rescue from oblivion. — M. authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist 3 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, with ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...sketches of the life, written in Gibbon's wished to rescue from oblivion. — M. authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist 2 may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and...
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