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" His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history; which is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. "
Secular annotations on Scripture texts - Сторінка 110
автори: Francis Jacox - 1871
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The Mirror of History, Or, Lives of the Men of Great Eras, from Julius ...

Edward Budge - 1851 - 303 стор.
...Antoninus diffused order and tranquillity over the greatest part of the civilized world. His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history, which, it has been well observed, is indeed " little more than a register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852 - 360 стор.
...harvests. Antoninus diffused order and tranquillity over the greater part of the earth. His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind. In private life, he was an amiable, as well as a good man. He enjoyed with moderation the conveniences...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes ..., Том 1

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...harvests. Antoninus diffused order and tranquillity over the greatest part of the earth. His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. In private life he was an amiable as well as a good man. The native simplicity of his virtue was a stranger...
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Modern English Literature: Its Blemishes and Defects

Henry Hegart Breen - 1857 - 307 стор.
...Study of Words. Gibbon has a striking observation on the nature of history, which he describes as, " Little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." This seems to have been adopted from Voltaire, who says in one of his prose works : — " En effet,...
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Temple Bar, Том 1

1861
...the 'reign of the two glorious Antonines, because, as he justly and sarcastically adds, " history is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." The reign of the " second Numa" is in every respect the reverse ; and consequently the historian thought...
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Heads of an Analysis of Roman History: With Brief Extracts from Standard ...

Dawson William Turner - 1861 - 111 стор.
...PIUS, AD 138. • His reign, without doubt the happiest period of the Roman empire.' — a. rushing very few materials for history ; which is, indeed,...the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. In private life, he was an amiable as well as a good man. The native simplicity of his virtue was a stranger...
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Temple Bar, Том 1

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1861
...the reign of the two glorious Antonines, because, as he justly and sarcastically adds, " history is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." The reign of the " second Numa" is in every respect the reverse ; and consequently the historian thought...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 стор.
...influence of general principles ; habits of calm specu* Gibbon observes " that the reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." Decline and Fall, Chap. III. lation, of foresight, of deliberative and providing wisdom ; these are...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1868 - 778 стор.
...the prouder for it ; I like to be despised. The Hypocrite. Act v. Sc. I. EDWARD GIBBON. 1737-1794. History, which is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.2 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Ch. iii. A heart to resolve, a head to contrive, and...
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England to Delhi: A Narrative of Indian Travel

John Matheson - 1870 - 539 стор.
...shipped to India, would encircle many worlds like our own ! CHAPTER XI. A CHAPTER OF VARIETIES. History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. — GIBBON. Here shall the Press the people's rights maintain, Unawed by influence and unbribed by...
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