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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 Chronotype, Volume 1

1873 - 350 pages
...of our forefathers. It is the labor 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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Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1875 - 812 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 Benjamin Franklin, Volume 1

Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow - 1875 - 579 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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 870 pages
...existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient > V Gibbon states, that before entering upon the perusal of a book, he wrote down or considered what he...
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Local Gleanings Relating to Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 1

1876 - 626 pages
...and recording one's ancestors, the historian Gibbon has observed, is a lively and universal desire: "The satirist may laugh; the philosopher may preach...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind." Public registration in England was exceptionally late. Politico-ecclesiastical registers had been established...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Goronwy Owen (Goronwy Ddu O Fon ..., Volume 1

Goronwy Owen - 1876 - 350 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 contecrated by the experience of mankind." 8 Eich mcibion linn...
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The poetical works of ... Goronwy Owen, with his life and ..., Volume 1

Goronwy Owen - 1876 - 332 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." 8 Eich meibion llon...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Esq

Edward Gibbon - 1877 - 238 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 Reliquary, Volume 17

1877 - 370 pages
...recording one's ancestors, the historian Gibbon has observed, is a lively and universal desire ; " The satirist may laugh ; the philosopher may preach ; but reason herself will respect the prejndices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind." Public registration...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880 - 824 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 t'ui prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind.' knowledge. A...
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