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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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The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

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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The Patrician, Volume 4

John Burke, Bernard Burke - 1847 - 636 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." I believe, therefore, that the expression of some ideas, which seem calculated to augment our ancestral...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1854 - 556 pages
...rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy race. The satirist 2 may laugh, the philosopher may preach, but Reason...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 Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1907 - 876 pages
...historian, that ' 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...question of real interest may, indeed, be limited to an endeavour to ascertain to what extent the ' prejudices ' in question are well founded, or what advantages,...
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The Law and Practice of Heraldry in Scotland

George Seton - 1863 - 648 pages
...remarks, that " 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...habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind."3 In speaking of Her1 See Lockhart's Life of Scott, of Llandaff in 1782— died 1816chapters...
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The Grammar of Heraldry: Containing a Description of All the Principal ...

John Edwin Cussans - 1866 - 150 pages
...our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach,...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. Few there are who can seriously despise in others an advantage of which they are secretly ambitious...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 426 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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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 434 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...prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the cxpcrience of mankind. Few there are who can sincerely despise in others an advantage of which they...
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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Edward Gibbon, the Historian

Edward Gibbon - 1869 - 462 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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A Record of the Logan Family of Charleston, South Carolina

George William Logan - 1874 - 60 pages
...existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of our ancient and worthy race. ***** " The satirist may laugh, the...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind." ******* — Gibbon's Autobiography. SACRAMENTO: RECORD BOOK AND JOB PRINTING OFFICE. 1874. . 7/ IT...
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