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" Medicis was the father of a line of princes, whose name and age are almost synonymous with the restoration of learning: his credit was ennobled into fame; his riches were dedicated to the service of mankind ; he corresponded at once with Cairo and London... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 136
by Edward Gibbon - 1806
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 79

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1788
...and Greek books was often imported in the fame veflel. The genius and education of f his grand fon Lorenzo rendered him, not only a patron, but a judge...and candidate, in the literary race. In his palace, diltrefs wa entitled to relief, and merit to reward : his leifure hours were delightfully fpent in...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 79

1788
...fecret devotion to the gods of Homer and Plato. The Italians were opprefied by the tf his grandfon Lorenzo rendered him, not only a patron, but a judge...and candidate, in the literary race. In his palace, diftrefs was entitled to relief, and merit to reward : his leifiire hours were delightfully fpent in...
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The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici,: Called the Magnificent, Volume 1

William Roscoe - 1795
...learning: His credit " was enobled into fame ; his riches were dedicated to the service of mankind ; " he corresponded at once with Cairo and London, and a cargo of Indian spi" ces and Greek books were often imported in the same vessel." Gikbon's Hist, of the Decline and...
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The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici, Called the Magnificent: Vol. I. [-II].

William Roscoe - Florence (Italy) - 1796
...learning : His credit " was ennobled into fame ; his riches were dedicated to the service of man" kind ; he corresponded at once with Cairo and London, and a cargo of In" dian spices and Greek books were often imported in the same vessel." Gibbon's Hist. of the Decline...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...; he corresponded at once with Cairo and London ; and a cargo of Indian spices and Greek books was imported in the same vessel. The genius and education...a judge and candidate in the literary race. In his Greek empire, many learned men escaped, and brought over with them into Italy that treasure of ancient...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800 - 662 pages
...learning: his ctedit was ennobled into fame ; his riches were dedicated to the service of mankind ; he corresponded at once with Cairo and London ; and a cargo of Indian spices and Greek books was imported in the same vessel. The genius and education of his grandson, Lorenzo, rendered him not only...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...learning : his credit was ennobled into fame ; his riches were dedicated to the service of mankind ; he corresponded at once with Cairo and London ; and a cargo of Indian spices and Greek books was imported in the same vessel. The genius and education of his grandson, Lorenzo, rendered him not only...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 145

1877
...learning ; his credit ' was kmdled into fame ; his riches were dedicated to the scr' vice of mankind ; he corresponded at once with Cairo and ' London, and...books was • often imported in the same vessel.' It became a proverbial saying, which was addressed to people of munificent tastes, ' So you think you...
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The Life of Lorenzo De' Medici: Called the Magnificent, Volume 1

William Roscoe - Florence (Italy) - 1803 - 435 pages
...learning : his credit was ennobled into fame ; " his riches were dedicated to the service of mankind ; " he corresponded at once with Cairo and London, and " a cargo of Indian spices and Greek books were often " imported in the same vessel." Gibbon's Hist, of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Emfiire,...
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The Works of John Dryden,: The life of John Dryden

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...treasure of ancient authors,* which, by their unhappiness, we now posJndian spices and Greek books was imported in the same vessel. The genius and education...distress was entitled to relief, and merit to reward. His leisure hours were delightfully spent in the Platonic academy ; le encouraged the emulation of Demetrius...
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