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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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Gigantic Book of Teacher's Wisdom

Erin Gruwell - 2007 - 788 стор.
...mankind's collective memory. — PIETER GEYL, FROM HIS BOOK DEBATES WITH HISTORIANS (1955) History ... is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. — EDWARD GIBBON, FROM HIS WORK THE DECLINE AND FALL OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE ( 1 776- 1 778) History repeats...
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Fighting Talk: Forty Maxims on War, Peace, and Strategy

Colin S. Gray - 2007 - 190 стор.
...answer can only be today. If the past is rejected because, in the words of Edward Gibbon, "history ... is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind,"12 while the future has literally nothing to offer, the strategist is trapped in the present....
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Cultural Amnesia: Necessary Memories from History and the Arts

Clive James - 2007 - 876 стор.
...and Fall of the Roman Empire encapsulates — in a very large capsule — his idea that history is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." The reader can decide whether it is or it isn't, and might very well decide that it is both. But about...
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Rites of August First: Emancipation Day in the Black Atlantic World

Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie - 2007 - 312 стор.
...August 18, 1854. Compare with the reasoned skepticism of Edward Gibbon's famous definition of history as "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." Gibbon, Decline and Fall, 106. 68. Walker, Appeal, 15; NS, August 17, 1849. underneath this catalogue...
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Dressing Room

Abhishek Dubey - 2006 - 172 стор.
...is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in - Robert Frost • History is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. - Gibbon • Still nursing the unconquerable hope, Still clutching the inviolable shade. - Matthew...
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The Language of Silence - Volume 2, Том 2

George Schloss - 2008 - 404 стор.
...Edwards' villains of the peace, to the bloodied if more relaxed hands of a Gibbon with his history no more than the "register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind" or a David Hume content to discover the universal principles, if you can call them that, of human rather...
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