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" I was admitted to the society of the fellows, and fondly expected that some questions of literature would be the amusing and instructive topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes,... "
The life of Edward Gibbon: with selections from his correspondence and ... - Seite 40
von Edward Gibbon - 1840 - 357 Seiten
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 Seiten
...politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull and deep potations, and their toasts that were not expressive of the most lively loyalty for the House of Hanover. We call to mind the tradition that prevailed that some of his predecessors had spoken Latin declamations...
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Dr. Johnson, His Friends and His Critics

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - 1878 - 345 Seiten
...politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull and deep potations, and their toasts that were not expressive of the most lively loyalty for the House of Hanover. We call to mind the tradition that prevailed that some of his predecessors had spoken Latin declamations...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Band 130

1881
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal : their dull...potations excused the brisk intemperance of youth." This description is touched with an underlying sense of grievance which it is curious to note. The...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Band 3

1883
...absolved their consciences. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business. Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal. Their dull...toasts were not expressive of the most lively loyalty to the House of Hanover." Some Oxonians perhaps could still partly realise the truth of this original...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Band 1

Edward Gibbon - 1887
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal : their dull...the most lively loyalty for the house of Hanover. Л ¡reneral election was now approaching : the great Oxfordshire contest already blazed with all the...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - 1887
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull...the most lively loyalty for the house of Hanover.' Gibbon's Misc. Works, i. 53. In Jesse's edition of White's Selborne, p. 1 1, it is stated that 'White,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Band 5

1890
...owners or the public. . . . Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal ; their dull...the most lively loyalty for the house of Hanover.' Such was the atmosphere into which Gibbon was Hung at the age of fifteen, ' with a stock of erudition...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Band 52;Band 115

John Holmes Agnew, Henry T. Steele, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1890
...absolved their conscience. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal. Their dull and deep potations excused the intemperance of youth." Such were the Oxford dons of an earlier generation, as described by Gibbon,...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 Seiten
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal : their dull...contest already blazed with all the malevolence of party zeal. Magdalen College was devoutly attached to the old interest ; and the names of Wenman and...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Written by Himself, and a Selection from His Letters

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 Seiten
...topics of their discourse. Their conversation stagnated in a round of college business, Tory politics, personal anecdotes, and private scandal : their dull...contest already blazed with all the malevolence of party zeal. ' Magdalen College was devoutly attached to the old interest ; and the names of Wenman...
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