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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 51
by Edward Gibbon - 1814
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Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of the founder : their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house...and the common room, till they retired, weary and well-satisfied, to a long slumber. From the toil of reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...gift« of the founder : their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel arid the hall, the coffee-house and the common room, till...the toil of reading, or thinking, or writing, they liad absolved their conscience: and (he first shoots of learning and ingenuity withered on the ground,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of the founder : their days were filled by a series of uniform employments — the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house...reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved their consciences ; and the first shoots of learning and ingenuity withered on the ground, without yielding...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of the founder : their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house...first shoots of learning and ingenuity withered on the grcund, without yielding any fruits to the owners or the public. As a gentleman commoner, I was admitted...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of the founder : their days were filled by a series of uniform employments — the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house...reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved their consciences ; and the first shoots of learning and ingenuity withered on the ground, without yielding...
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The World Displayed, in Its History and Geography: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - 1831
...men, who supinely enjoyed I he gifts of their founder ; their days were fitted by a series of uniform employments; the chapel and the halL the coffee-house, and the common room, lill they retired weary and well satisfied, to a long slumber. From the toil of reading, or thinking,...
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The world displayed, in its history and geography;: embracing a ..., Volumes 1-2

Royal Robbins - World geography - 1833
...their founder ; their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel and the hail, the coffee-house, and the common room, till they retired...reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved their consciences." The student with such examples before him, might well be excused for indolence Gibbon...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History on a New Plan: Embracing ..., Volume 1

Royal Robbins - History - 1837
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of their founder ; their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house,...reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved their consciences." The student with such examples before him, might well be excused for indolence. Gibbon...
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The World Displayed, in Its History and Geography;: Embracing a History of ...

Royal Robbins - World history - 1837
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of their founder ; their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house,...room, till they retired weary and well satisfied, lo a long slumber. From the toil of reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved their consciences."...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History, on a New Plan, Embracing ...

Royal Robbins - 1838
...men, who supinely enjoyed the gifts of their founder ; their days were filled by a series of uniform employments ; the chapel and the hall, the coffee-house, and the common room, till they retired weary and ^ell satisfied, to a long slumber. From the toil of reading, or thinking, or writing, they had absolved...
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