Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 72 on The favour of mankind is most freely bestowed on a new acquaintance of any original....
" The favour of mankind is most freely bestowed on a new acquaintance of any original merit; and the mutual surprise of the public and their favourite is productive of those warm sensibilities, which at a second meeting can no longer be rekindled. If I... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 222
by Edward Gibbon - 1814
Full view - About this book

Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1796
...ferioufly fatisfied with the approbation of my judges. The candour of Dr. Robertfon embraced his difciple. A letter from Mr. Hume overpaid the labour of ten years ; but I have never prcfumed to accept a place in the triumvirate of Bri tifli hiftorians. That curious and original letter...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...fcrioufly fatisfied with the approbation of my judges. The candour of Dr. Robertfon embraced his difciple. A letter from Mr. Hume overpaid the labour of ten years ; but I have never prefumed to accept a place in the triumvirate of Britifli hiftorians." It were to be wifted that Mr....
Full view - About this book

Practical Education, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth - Children - 1801
...listened to the music of praise," says an historian, who obviously was not insensible to its charms, " I was more seriously satisfied with the approbation of " my judges. The candor of Dr. Robertson embraced " his disciple. A letter from Mr. Hume overpaid the " labor of ten...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...productive of those warm sensibilities, which at a second meeting can no longer be rekindled. If I listened to the music of praise, I was more seriously...never presumed to accept a place in the triumvirate <Jf British historians. That curious and original letter will amuse the reader, qnd his gratitude should...
Full view - About this book

Practical Education

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1811
...listened to the mu?' sic of praise," says an historian, who obviously was not insensible to its charms, " I was " more seriously satisfied with the approbation " of my judges. The candour of Dr. Robert" son embraced his disciple. A letter from Mr. " Hume overpaid the labour of ten years."* Surely...
Full view - About this book

Essays on Practical Education, Volume 1

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1815
...listened to the mu" sic of praise," says an historian, who obviously was not insensible to its charms, " I was " more seriously satisfied with the approbation " of my judges. The candour of Dr. Robert" son embraced his disciple. A letter from Mr. " Hume overpaid the labours of ten years."* Surely...
Full view - About this book

The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...productive of those warm sensibilities, which at a second meeting can no longer be rekindled. If I listened to the music of praise, I was more seriously...gratitude should shield my free communication from the rproach of vanity. voz,, vin. 3 L EDINBURGH, 18th Marcli, 1/Г6. DEAR SIR, As I ran through...
Full view - About this book

Essays on Practical Education, Volume 2

Maria Edgeworth - Education - 1822
...listened to the music of praise,'' says an historian, who obviously was not insensible to its charms, " I was more seriously ': satisfied with the approbation...his disciple. A letter from Mr. Hume " overpaid the labours often years."* Surely no one can be displeased with this last generous expression of enthusiasm...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...is productive of those warm sensibilities which at a second meeting can no longer be rekindled- If I listened to the music of praise, I was more seriously...letter will amuse the reader, and his gratitude should shic'd , my free communication from tbe reproach of vanity. "EDINBURGH, 18th March, 177. "DEAU SIR,...
Full view - About this book

Practical Education

Maria Edgeworth, Richard Lovell Edgeworth - Education - 1835 - 549 pages
...listened to the music of praise," says an historian, who obviously was not insensible to its charms, " I was more seriously satisfied with the approbation...from Mr. Hume overpaid the labour of ten years."* Surely no one can be displeased with this last generous expression of enthusiasm ; we are not so well...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF