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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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Rationalität und Subjektivität in den Sozialwissenschaften

Uta Müller-Koch - 1991 - 150 pages
...seinem Buch vorangestellt hat: "The satirist may laugh, the philosopher may preach; but reason herseif will respect the prejudices and habits, which have been consecrated by the experience of mankind." (Das Motto stammt von Edward Gibbon, 1737-1794. Strawson, Skepticism and Naturalism, S. ix). 56 R....
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...the Roman Empire All that is human must retrograde if it does not advance. 3910 Memoirs of My Life pada' 391 1 Memoirs of My Life To the University of Oxford I acknowledge no obligatlon; and she will as cheerfully...
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The Round Towers of Atlantis

Henry O'Brien - 2002 - 556 pages
...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...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind *." OF all nations on the globe, the Irish, as a people, are universally admitted to possess, in a...
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The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

Henry O'Brien - 2007 - 537 pages
...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...have been consecrated by the experience of mankind *." OF all nations on the globe, the Irish, as a people, are universally admitted to possess, in a...
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Calendar

University of St. Andrews - 1898 - 608 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 and Illustrated Archaeologist,: A Quarterly Journal ..., Volume 17

1877 - 346 pages
...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 Works of Edward Gibbon, Volume 13

Edward Gibbon - 1907 - 412 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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