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" OF the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate without an indignant smile, that, on the father's decease, the property of a nation,... "
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...present the fairest scope for rent ndi- ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an infu'e> dignant smile, that on the father's decease, the property...oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself; and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...in the world, an hereditary monarcnv seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that on the...oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself; and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...indignant smile, that. on the fa-rentridither's decease, the property of a nation, like that of acue drove of oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself; and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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Memoirs of the Protector, Oliver Cromwell, and of His Sons ..., Volume 2

Oliver Cromwell - Great Britain - 1821
...of an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it, says he, possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that on the...oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself; and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the TII> fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without *-*^~*¿ an indignant smile, that on the father's decease, the property rent ЛЗГ" of a nation, like that of a drove of oxen, descends toculc' his infant son, as yet unknown...
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A Dictionary of Difficulties; Or, Appendix to the French Grammar ...

Pierre François Merlet - French language - 1837 - 296 pages
...in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that on the...oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself; and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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Lectures on History: Second and Concluding Series, on the French ..., Volume 3

William Smyth - France - 1840
...in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that, on the...nation, like that of a drove of oxen, descends to his infaht son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself; and that the bravest warriors, and the wisest...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1846
...world, that of an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that on the...oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself ; and that the bravest warriors, and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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The reporter's reading-book: being a compilation of speeches, lectures, etc ...

Thomas Allen Reed - 1851
...fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that, on the father,s decease, the property of a nation, like that of a drove of oxen, descends to his infant eon, аз yet unknown to mankind and to himself ; and that the bravest warriors, and the wisest statesmen,...
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Rudiments of Public Speaking and Debate: Or, Hints on the Application of Logic

George Jacob Holyoake - Elocution - 1853 - 129 pages
...in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule. Is it possible to relate, without an indignant smile, that, on the...oxen, descends to his infant son, as yet unknown to mankind and to himself ; and that the bravest warriors and the wisest statesmen, relinquishing their...
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