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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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A Critical Review of American Politics

Charles Reemelin - 1881 - 670 pages
...enjoyed the thought, that it would move on after his own final departure. His quiet remark: that " the satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach,...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind," is a key to much of his conduct. He comprehended particularly, that all men, and his countrymen especially,...
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A family memoir of the Macdonalds of Keppoch, ed. by C.R. Markham, with ...

Angus Macdonald - 1885 - 176 pages
...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...habits which have been consecrated by the experience of ages. " Whenever the distinction of birth is allowed to form a superior order in the state, education...
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Virginia Cousins: A Study of the Ancestry and Posterity of John Goode of ...

George Brown Goode - 1887 - 472 pages
...persons of our forefathers. . . . The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach ; but reason it-self will respect the prejudices and habits which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind. F.DWAHD GIBBON : Autobiography. THE PRINCE EDWARD (i(JOI)ES. 47. SAMl'EL GOODE, of Prince Edward Co.,...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 448 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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 454 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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Written by Himself, and a Selection from His Letters

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 456 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 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), George Walter Prothero - 1894 - 600 pages
...minds of men. 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.' It was in this spirit...
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The Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 466 pages
...peruse with warmer curiosity the life of an hero from whom his name and blood were lineally derived.] The Satirist may laugh, the Philosopher may preach...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...
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The Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 540 pages
...peruse with warmer curiosity the life of an hero from whom his name and blood were lineally derived.] The Satirist may laugh, the Philosopher may preach...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...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 148

1908 - 604 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...founded, or what advantages, if any, descent from ancestorp of physical and intellectual capability is calculated to afford. The question is one of no...
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