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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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High School Exercises in Grammar

Maude Morrison Frank - 1911 - 198 стор.
...farewell. 16 And thus he bore without abuse The grand old name of gentleman. 17 The reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history. 18 Over my head his arm he flung Against the world. 19 And the thoughts of men are widen'd by the process...
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Indian Historical Studies

Hugh George Rawlinson - 1913 - 229 стор.
...of the Buddhist emperors. We may say, as Gibbon said of a famous Roman monarch, that " His reign is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few...indeed little more than the register of the crimes, the follies, and misfortune of mankind." After his conversion he became a lay disciple ; four years...
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Abu'l Ala, the Syrian

Henry Baerlein - 1914 - 99 стор.
...collected facts he brings to bear his taste, his inclination. Accept the words of Gibbon, that history is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind — included in that little more is the historian's well-known human weakness which makes the work...
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Master-clues in World-history

Andrew Reid Cowan - 1914 - 331 стор.
...horizons, flew at each other's throats in a fashion which justifies Gibbon in saying that history is little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.1 Let us discriminate, however, and try briefly to pick out what may be considered as " cross-sections...
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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - 1915 - 448 стор.
...passages. The opinion of a great historian on history always possesses interest. History, wrote Gibbon, is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." Again, "Wars and the administration of public affairs are the principal subjects of history." And the...
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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - 1915 - 448 стор.
...passages. The opinion of a great historian on history always possesses interest. History, wrote Gibbon, is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." Again, "Wars and the administration of public affairs are the principal subjects of history." And the...
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The Basis of Morality

Arthur Schopenhauer - 1915 - 288 стор.
...the progressive achievements of the intellect, humanity is none the happier, and history remains " little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." Nor can it he said that the old theological basis of ethics, with its other-worldly standpoint, has...
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Recollections, Том 2

John Morley - 1917
...too readily forget the desolating sentence of Gibbon, greatest of literary historians, that history is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. Reasons for remembering are only too vivid, but as we pass we have a right to quarrel with the two...
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Public life

John Morley - 1917
...too readily forget the desolating sentence of Gibbon, greatest of literary historians, that history is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. Reasons for remembering are only too vivid, but as we pass we have a right to quarrel with the two...
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The Works of Lord Morley ..., Том 2

John Morley - 1921
...readily forget the desolating sentence of Gibbon, greatest of all literary historians, that history is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. Reasons for remembering are only too vivid, but in passing we have a right to quarrel with the two...
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