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" My own introduction to the university of Oxford forms a new sera in my life ; and at the distance of forty years I still remember my first emotions of surprise and satisfaction. In my fifteenth year I felt myself suddenly raised from a boy to a man ;... "
The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ... - Page 44
by Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 28

1796
...myfelf raifed from a boy to a man. The perfons whom I refpecled as my fuperiors in age and acade*" mical rank, entertained me with every mark of attention...and my vanity was flattered by the velvet cap and filk gown, which diftinguifh a gentleman-commoner from a plebeian ftudent. A decent allowance, more...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...I felt myfelf fuddenly raifed from a boy to a man : the perfons , whom I refpected as my fuperiors in age and academical rank, entertained me with every...and my vanity was flattered by the velvet cap and filk gown, which diftinguifh a gentleman commoner from a plebeian ftudent A decent allowance, more...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...year I felt myfelf fuddenly raifed from a boy to a man : the perfons, whom I refpected as my fuperiors in age and academical rank, entertained me with every...and my vanity was flattered by the velvet cap and filk gown, which diftinguifli a gentleman commoner from a plebeian ftudent. A decent allowance, more...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...the public edifices; and the principal colleges appear to be so many palaces, which a Hberal"nation has erected and endowed for the habitation of science....was flattered by the velvet cap and silk gown, which distinguish a gentleman commoner from a plebeian student. A decent allowance, more money than a schoolboy...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...endowed for the habitation of science. My own introduction to the university of Oxford forms a new aera in my life; and at the distance of forty years I still...suddenly raised from a boy to a man : the persons, whom 1 respected as my superiors in age and academical rank, entertained me with every mark of attention...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...endowed fur the habitation of science. My own introduction to the university of Oxford forme a new fera in my life ; and at the distance of forty years I...mark of attention and civility ; and my vanity was fluttered by the velvet cap and silk gown, which distinguish a gentleman commoner from a plebeian student....
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...endowed for the habitation of science. My own introduction to the uni-f versity of Oxford forms a new era in my life ; and at/ the distance of forty years I...I felt myself suddenly raised from a boy to a man ;l the persons whom I respected as my superiors in age \ and academical rank, entertained me with every...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...endowed for the habitation of science. My own introduction to the university of Oxford forms a new era in my life ; and at the distance of forty years I...was flattered by the velvet cap and silk gown which distinguish a gentleman-commoner from a plebeian student. A decent allowance, more money than a school-boy...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...endowed for the habitation of science. My own introduction to the university of Oxford Turms a new era in my life ; and at the distance of forty years I...In my fifteenth year I felt myself suddenly raised Ironi a boy to a man : the persons, whom I respected as my superiors in age and academical rank, entertained...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...blood. The use of arms is banished from our English universities ; the uniform habit of the academics, the square cap and black gown, is adapted to the civil...was flattered by the velvet cap and silk gown, which distinguish a gentleman commoner from a plebeian student. A decent allowance, more money than a schoolboy...
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