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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 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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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 стор.
...(1888-1965) Anglo-American poet, critic. "Little Cidding," pt. 5, Four Quartets (1 942). 12 History ... is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind. EDWARD GIBBON, (1737-1794) British historian. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, ch. 3(1776-1788)....
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The Order of Learning: Essays on the Contemporary University

Edward Albert Shils - 1997 - 376 стор.
...Weimar "system." But why should they know it when all of the past and practically all of the present is "little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." But the similarity is there, and il bespeaks an affatity of outlook. 8. They seem to think so poorly...
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Neighbors and Strangers: The Fundamentals of Foreign Affairs

William R. Polk - 2008 - 376 стор.
...would defend themselves and those who would attack, making history, as Edward Gibbon put it, "litde more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind.'" As technology improved, walls and other means of defense, as we have seen, became more massive, more...
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Neighbors and Strangers: The Fundamentals of Foreign Affairs

William R. Polk - 2008 - 376 стор.
...those who would defend themselves and those who would attack, making history, as Edward Gibbon put it, "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind."1 As technology improved, walls and other means of defense, as we have seen, became more massive,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - 1998 - 1089 стор.
...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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Encounters with God: An Approach to the Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Michael J. McClymond - 1998 - 208 стор.
...hue. Narration Drama and Discernment in History of Redemption liiSTORY," ACCORDING TO Edward Gibbon, "is, indeed, little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind." Another eminent representative of the Enlightenment, Voltaire, said that "history is just the portrayal...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 стор.
...legislative power is nominated by the executive. 3903 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire History ... U : > O Ձ^yi > s| z F _@ Az C + 5 ʿ WЫ 3904 The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire In every age and country, the wiser, or at least the...
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Legends and Lies: Great Mysteries of the American West

Dale L. Walker - 1998 - 320 стор.
...July 1, 1898, below Kettle Hill." discover the keenness of Edward Gibbon's remark that "History is little more than the register of the crimes, follies and misfortunes of mankind," and it is a fertile breeding ground for all the great constants of historical mystery. In the Old West,...
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Sub-Saharan Africa & U.S. National Interests

Don Henk, C. William Jr. Fox, Anthony D. Marley, John P. Brooks - 1998 - 53 стор.
...proclaimed. It is also, in part, as Edward Gibbon pointed out in his study of the decline and fall of Rome, "little more than the register of the crimes, follies, and misfortunes of mankind." 30 From this cyclic vantage point, the horrific effects on man of new war technologies are hardly a...
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