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" France. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can almost excuse his reverence for church establishments. "
The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ... - Page 237
by Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 99

1796
...innocent fimplicity of Swifs manners. The French Re-volution. I BEG leave to fubfcribe my afïènt to Mr. Burke's creed on the revolution of France....approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can almoft excufe his reverence for church eftablilhments. I have fometimes thought of writing a dialogue...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...affected by the terrors of an impending bankruptcy ; but the revolution, or rather the diflblution of the kingdom has been heard and felt in the adjacent lands. I beg • The family of de Severy. I beg leave to fubfcribe my aflent to Mr. Burke's creed bn the revolution...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...affected by the terrors of an impending bankruptcy ; but the revolution, or rather the diffolution of the kingdom has been heard and felt in the adjacent lands. 1 beg leave to fubfcribe my aflent to Mr. Burke'i creed on the revolution of France. I admire his eloquence,...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - 1803
...occasion. " I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on the revolution of France. 1 admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." Many passages of his letters to his most confidential friend, lord Sheffield, shew that in his terror...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - 1803
...radically hostile to democratical sway. He thus explicitly declares his sentiments on the occasion. " I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on the revolution of France. 1 adniire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can almost excuse his...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...France: many families at Lausanne were alarmed and affected by the terrors of an impending bankruptcy ; but the revolution, or rather the dissolution of the...approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I cnn almost excuse his reverence for church establishments. I have sometimes thpught of •writing a...
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The History and Survey of London and Its Environs from the ..., Volume 4

B. Lambert - 1806
...in abhorrence. Speaking of these principles and their effects in Switzerland, he says, " 1 boglea ve to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on the revolution of France. 1 admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can almost excuse his reverence...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...innovations of every kind, whether necessary or not, as appears from the following exclamation : " I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's...I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and can almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." During his consoling visit to lord Sheffield,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...admirable medicine against the French disease, which has made too much progress even in this happy country. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can forgive even his superstition. The primitive church, which I have treated with some freedom, was itself...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...France: many families at Lausanne were alarmed and affected by the terrors of an impending bankruptcy ; but the revolution, or rather the. dissolution of...leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed ou the revolution of France. I admire his eloquence, 1 approve his politics, I adore his chivalry,...
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