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107 ) exculpates the barons , and is ignorant ( perhaps affectedly ignorant ) of the
names of the guilty . · Finlay observes that Gibbon has made a mistake in saying
that the conflagration lasted eight days and nights , and that Daru and Michaud ...
Yet his real merit would be enhanced rather than debased by the eleva1 5 3 I am
ignorant whether the original Institution , in the Turki or Mogul language , be still
extant . The Persic version , with an English translation and most valuable index ...
You are not ignorant that in former ages , by the wisdom of the senate , by the
valor and discipline of the equestrian order , she extended her victorious arms to
the East and West , beyond the Alps , and over the islands of the ocean . By our ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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