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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 Wedderburn Book: A History of the Wedderburns in the Counties ..., 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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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 pages
...herself will respect the prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than...suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. But in the estimate of honor we should learn to value the gifts of nature above those of fortune, to...
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The Round Towers of Ireland, Or, The History of the Tuath-De-Danaans

Henry O'Brien - 1898 - 551 pages
...on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; 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...
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Cornet Joseph Parsons One of the Founders of Springfield and Northampton ...

Henry Martyn Burt - 1898 - 187 pages
...on the influence of some common principle in the minds <>f men. We seem to have lived in the person of our forefathers; our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race." (Gibbon's Memoirs.) " The whole conception of Immortality...
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The Memoirs of the Life of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1900
...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,2 the philosopher may preach ;3 but Reason herself "letter annexed," dated January...
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The Living Age, Volume 253

1907
...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 than to suppress the pride of an ancieiit and worthy race. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but Reason herself will...
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History of Christianity: Comprising All that Relates to the Progress of the ...

Edward Gibbon - 1916 - 86 pages
...silent vacancy that percedes " our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our exist" ence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate,...suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The sat" irist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but reason herself " will respect the prejudices...
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The Round Towers of Atlantis

Henry O'Brien - 2002 - 524 pages
...on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; 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...
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The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

Henry O'Brien - 2007 - 536 pages
...on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; 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...
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Calendar

University of St. Andrews - 1898
...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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