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" The satirist" may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. "
The Living Age - Page 288
1907
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830 - 336 pages
...existence. 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...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Few there are who can sincerely despise in others an advantage of which they are secretly ambitious...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826 - 594 pages
...ancient and worthy race. Tbe satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but Reason herself »ill respect the prejudices and habits, which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. fVherever the distinction of birth is allowed to form a superior urdí r in the state, education and...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837 - 272 pages
...existence. 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 prejudice and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. GIBBON. O SLEEP ! thou...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1164 pages
...existence. 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 preju• This passage is found in one only of the six sketches, and in that which seems to l»w been...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 878 pages
...existence. 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 preju* This passage is found in one only of the six sketches, and in that which seems to have been...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1839 - 486 pages
...life, have wished to rescue from obliwritten in Gibbon's own clear and vion. — M. pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist * may laugh, the philosopher...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Few there are who can sincerely despise in others, an advantage of which they are secretly ambitious...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (historien).) - 1840 - 386 pages
...existence. 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...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Few there are who can sincerely despise in others, an advantage of which they are secretly ambitious...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 390 pages
...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...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Few there are who can sincerely despise in others, an advantage of which they are secretly ambitious...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1840 - 382 pages
...existence. 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...but Reason herself will respect the prejudices and hahits, which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Few there are who can sincerely despise...
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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 406 pages
...existence. 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...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Wherever the distinction of birth is allowed to form a superior order in the state, education and example...
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