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" A \A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that it must depend on the influence of some common principle in the minds of men. "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq - Seite 2
von Edward Gibbon - 1825
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Goronwy Owen (Goronwy Ddu O Fon ..., Band 1

Goronwy Owen - 1876
...noble bloods." Gibbon, too, writes: — " We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers. Our imagination is always active to enlarge the narrow circle in which nature has confined us. We fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our...
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The poetical works of ... Goronwy Owen, with his life and ..., Band 1

Goronwy Owen - 1876
...noble bloods." Gibbon, too, writes : — " We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers. Our imagination is always active to enlarge the narrow circle in which nature has confined us. We fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our...
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AUTOBIOGRAPHY MEMOIRS OF EDWARD GIBBON, ESQ

WILLIAM D. HOWELLS - 1877
...principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers; it is the labor and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal...nature has confined us. Fifty or an hundred years may he allotted to an individual ; but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Bände 5-6

Robert Chambers - 1880
...minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers: it is the labour and reward of f vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity....narrow circle in which nature has confined us. Fifty or a hundred years may be allotted to an individual, hut we step forwards beyond death with such hopes...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin, Written by Himself: Now First Edited ..., Band 1

Benjamin Franklin - 1884
...in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labor and reward of vanity to extend the term of thit ideal longevity. Our imagination is always active...narrow circle in which nature has confined us. Fifty or a hundred years may be allotted to an individual ; but we step forward beyond death with such hopes...
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A family memoir of the Macdonalds of Keppoch, ed. by C.R. Markham, with ...

Angus Macdonald - 1885
...lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the period of this ideal longevity. " Our imagination is always...circle in which nature has confined us ; fifty or one hundred years may be allotted to an individual, but we step forward beyond death with such hopes...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Written by Himself, and a Selection from His Letters

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 Seiten
...principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal...years may be allotted to an individual, but we step forwards beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 Seiten
...principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal...years may be allotted to an individual, but we step forwards beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the...
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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 Seiten
...principle in the minds of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal...Nature has confined us. Fifty or an hundred years may1 be allotted to an individual, but we step forwards beyond death with such hopes as religion and...
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The Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 435 Seiten
...authors of our existence. [We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers : it is the labour and reward of Vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity, and few there are who can sincerely despise in others an advantage of which they are secretly ambitious...
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