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" After a fleeting illusive hope, prudence condemned me to acquiesce in the humble station of a mute. I was not armed by Nature and education with the intrepid energy of mind and voice, Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis. Timidity was fortified... "
New biographies of illustrious men - Page 267
by Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1857 - 408 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...intrepid energy of mind and voice. Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis. Timidity was fortified by pride, and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice. But I assisted at the debates of a free assembly; I listened to the attack and defence of eloquence...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...intrepid energy of mind and voice, Yincentem strepitus, et Datum rebus agendis. Timidity was fortified by pride, and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.* But I assisted at the debates of a free assembly ; I listened to the attack and defence of eloquence...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...-- energy of mind and voice, Yincentum strepitus, et naf.um rebus agendis. / Timidity was fortified by pride, and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.* But I assisted at the debates of a free assembly; I listened • A French sketch of Mr Gibbon's Life,...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830
...intrepid energy of mind and voice, Vincentum strepitus, ct na'um rebus agendis. Timidity was fortified by pride, and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.* But I assisted at the debates of a free assembly ; I listened * A French sketch of Mr Gibbon-' Life,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 50

English literature - 1834
...energy of mind and voice — " Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis." Timidity was fortified by pride ; and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.' But, besides his physical inability, and the embarrassment of his high literary reputation, another...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 50

1834
...energy of mind and voice — " Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis." Timidity was fortified by pride ; and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.' But, besides his physical inability, and the embarrassment of his high literary reputation, another...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1837 - 848 pages
...intrepid energy of mind and voice. Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis. Timidity was fortified by pride, and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.* But I assisted at the debates of a * A French sketch of Mr. Gibbon's Life, written by himself, probably...
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History of the War of Independence of the United States of America, Volume 1

Carlo Botta - United States - 1837
...intrepid energy of mind and voice, ' Vincentum strepitus, et natum rebus agendis.' Timidity was fortified by pride ; and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice. But 1 assisted at the debates of & free assembly ; I listened to the attack and defense of eloquence...
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The life of Edward Gibbon, esq: with selections from his correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 pages
...intrepid energy of mind and voice, Vincentem strepitus, et natum rebus agendis. Timidity was fortified by pride, and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice.1 (2) 1 A French sketch of Mr. Gibbon's Life, written by h'msclf, probably for the use of some...
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History of the War of the Independence of the United States of America, Volume 1

Carlo Botta - United States - 1840
...intrepid energy of mind and voice, ' Vincentum strepitus, et natum rebus agendis.' Timidity was fortified by pride ; and even the success of my pen discouraged the trial of my voice. But 1 assisted at the debates of a free assembly ; I listened to the attack and defense of eloquence...
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