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" In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his own experience ; and this autumnal felicity might be exemplified in the lives of Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. "
The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion - Page 303
1797
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 28

English literature - 1796
...are fuppofed to be calmed, our duties * fulfilled, our fame and fortune eftablifhed on a folid bafis. In * private converfation, that great and amiable...be exemplified in the lives of Voltaire, Hume, and c many other men of letters. I am far more Jnclined to em* brace: than difpute this comfortable doctrine....
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...our ambition fatisfied, our fame and fortune eftablifhed on a folid bafis ". In private conyerfation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to difpute this comfortable doctrine. I will not fuppofe any premature...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and foftune established on a solid basis. J In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis.* In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid liasisf . In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his own experience ; and this autumnal feKcity might be exemplified in the lives of Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis. f In private conversation that great and amiable " man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis. \ In private conversation that great and amiable man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis.-f In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature...
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Juvenal

Juvenal - Latin poetry - 1837 - 58 pages
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis. In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his...; and this autumnal felicity might be exemplified by the lives of Voltaire, Hume, and other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to...
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The life of Edward Gibbon, esq: with selections from his correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 pages
...our ambition satisfied, our fame and fortune established on a solid basis.23 In private conversation, that great and amiable man added the weight of his...Voltaire, Hume, and many other men of letters. I am far more inclined to embrace than to dispute this comfortable doctrine. I will not suppose any premature...
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