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" Brittannique sometimes aspires to the character of a poet and philosopher : his style is pure and elegant ; and in his virtues, or even in his defects, he may be ranked as one of the last disciples of the school of Fontenelle. "
The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 471
by Alexander Chalmers - 1815
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...of the Journal Britannlque. fometimes afpires to the character of a poet and philofopher: his ftyle is pure and elegant; and in his virtues, or even in his defects, he may be ranked as one of the laft difciples of the fchool of Fontenelle. His anfwer to my firfl letter was prompt and polite : after...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 99

1796
...Britannique fometimes afpires to the character of a poet and philofopher : his ftyle is pure and elegant j and in his virtues, or even in his defects, he may be ranked as one of the laft diTciples of the fchool of Fontenelle. Parliamentary *Cbira£lerS. • BY the friendfhip of MK...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...of the Journal Britannique fometimes afpires to tn* character of a poet and philofopher : his ftyle is pure and elegant ; and in his virtues, or even in his deft-its, he may be be ranked as «ne of the laft difciplcs of the fchool of Fontenellc. His anfwer...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 8

1797
...the Journal Britannique, Sometimes afpires to the character of a poet, and philofopher : his ftyle is pure and elegant ; and in his virtues, or even in his defeats, he may be ranked as one of the laft difciples of the fchool of Foutenelle. Parliamentary Char...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...England during a period of six years (January 1750....December 1755) ; and, far different from his angry son, he handles the rod of criticism with the...reluctance of a parent. The author of the Journal Britanni que sometimes aspires to the character of a poet and philosopher : his style is pure and elegant...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...England during a period of six years (January 1750 — December 1755 ;) and, far different from his angry son, he handles the rod of criticism with the...reluctance of a parent. The author of the Journal Brittannique sometimes aspires to the character of a poet and philosopher : his style is pure and elegant...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1815
...literature in England during a period of six years (Jan. 1750—December 1755); and, far different from his angry son, he handles the rod of criticism with the...reluctance of a parent. The author of the * Journal Britanuique' sometimes aspires to the character of a poet and philosopher: his style is pure and elegant;...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...six years (January 1750 — December 1755); and, far different from his angry son, he handles the mil of criticism with the tenderness and reluctance of...virtues, or even in his defects, he may be ranked .•• one of the last disciples of the school of Fontenelle. His answer to my first letter was prompt...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...England during a period of six years (January 1750 — December 1755;) and, far different from his angry son, he handles the rod of criticism with the...reluctance of a parent. The author of the ' Journal Brittannique ' sometimes aspires to the character of a poet and philosopher : his style is pure and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...England durine t pnriod of six years (January 1750 — December 1755 ;) and, far different from his angrv son, he handles the rod of criticism with the tenderness...elegant ; and in his virtues, or even in his defects, ht may be ranked as one of the last disciples of the school of Fontenelle. His answer to my first letter...
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