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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 816 pages
...the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and...
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AUTOBIOGRAPHY MEMOIRS OF EDWARD GIBBON, ESQ

WILLIAM D. HOWELLS - 1877
...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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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...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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Written by Himself, and a Selection from His Letters

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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...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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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...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 Quarterly Review, Volume 178

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1894
...generally prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men. 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 Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 435 pages
...prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Our calmer judgement will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race : but in the estimate of honour we should learn to value the gifts of Nature above those of fortune...
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The Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 435 pages
...prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Our calmer judgement will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race : but in the estimate of honour we should learn to value the gifts of Nature above those of fortune...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 148

1908
...the value of good descent to be in full sympathy with the declaration of the great historian, that "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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Wedderburn Book: A History of the Wedderburns in the Counties of ..., Volume 1

Alexander Dundas Ogilvy Wedderburn - 1898
...forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. . . . 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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