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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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Savrola: A Tale of the Revolution in Laurania

Winston Churchill - 1899 - 345 стор.
...railways, and canals, to recount, will remember the splendid sentence of Gibbon, that history is " little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind " ; and he will rejoice that, after many troubles, peace and prosperity came back to the Republic of...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Том 81

1900
...railways, and canals, to recount, will remember the splendid sentence of Gibbon, that history is " little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind " ; and he will rejoice that, after many troubles, the Lauranian people had learned to conduct their...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 стор.
...Speech in the Viryinia Conzention, March, 1776. EDWARD GIBBON. 1737-1794. The reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.1 Decline and Fall of the Eoman Empire (1776). Chap. Hi. Revenge is profitable, gratitude is...
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The Anglo-Saxon: A Study in Evolution

George Boxall - 1902 - 331 стор.
...of writing. He probably did not like to trust himself with Johnson." 3 But Gibbon himself said : " History, which is, indeed, little more than the register...of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." 4 Perhaps he agreed, practically at least, with the doctor. Lord Macaulay thought Johnson too severe,...
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West American History, Том 35

Hubert Howe Bancroft - 1902
...governors I What wonder that the poor steal, and bloated sensualists ravish I Gibbon considers history indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. History's tale as given is by far too woeful. It tells not the whole truth. It holds up to us chiefly...
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A World's Shrine

Virginia Wales Johnson - 1902 - 287 стор.
...ecclesiastics, one to the nobility, one to agricultural failure, and one to the waters. " History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind," said Gibbon. Pian di Spagna! Low-trailing mists of heat over stagnant waters, sedgy wastes, and desertion...
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Milton. Machiavelli. Hallam's Constitutional history. Southey's Colloquies ...

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1903
...character in our history. The 1 Perhaps a reminiscence of Gibbon : " His reign (that of Antoninus) is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind" (Decline and Fall, ch. iv.). 2 Constitutional History, ch. x. fondness with which a portion of the...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett - 1903 - 1158 стор.
...Speech in the Virginia Contention, March, 1775. EDWARD GIBBON. 1737-1794. The reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.1 Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776). Chap. Hi. Revenge is profitable, gratitude is...
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Classical and Foreign Quotations: A Polyglot Manual of Historical and ...

William Francis Henry King - 1904 - 412 стор.
...L'Ingdnu, ch. 10. — History is little else than a picture of crime and misfortune. Gibbon (ch. 3) says: "History, which is, indeed, little more than the register...the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." 1401. L'homme absurde est celui qui ne change jamais. AM Barthele'my, Ma Justification (1832). —...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 стор.
...he heard the hisses change to cheers, TOM TAYLOR, Abraham Lincoln, st, 13 History, — History ,,, is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind, GIBBON, Deeline and Fall of the Roman Empire, iii Hit, — A hit, a very palpable hit, — SHAKESPEARE,...
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