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" Before the revival of classic literature, the Barbarians in Europe were immersed in ignorance ; and their vulgar tongues were marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and Greece... "
Wisconsin Journal of Education - Page 5
1864
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - 1788
...and their vulgar tongues were marked >ngwith the rudenefs and poverty of their manners. The Itudents of the more perfect idioms of Rome and Greece, were introduced to a new world of light andfcience ; to the fociety of the free and polifhed nations of antiquity; and to a familiar converfe...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 79

1788
...vulgar tongues were marked with the rudenefs and poverty of their manners. The Itudents of the mere perfect idioms of Rome and Greece, were introduced to a new world of light and fcience ; to the fociety of the free and polifhed nations of .iniquity ; and to a familiar converfe...
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The Monthly Review, Volume 79

1788
...tongues were marked with the rudenefs and poverty of their manners. The lludents of the more perfeft idioms of Rome and Greece, were introduced to a new world of light and fcience ; to the fociety of the free and polifhed nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converge...
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Illustrations of Prophecy: in the Course of which are Elucidated Many ...

Joseph Lomas Towers - 1796 - 799 pages
...tongues were marked with the ' rudenefs and poverty of their manners. The fludents ' of the more perfeft idioms of Rome and Greece were ' introduced to a new world of light and fcience; to the ' fociety of the free and polimed nations of antiquity; and ' to a familiar converfe...
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Specimens of Scarce Translations of the Seventeenth Century from the Latin ...

Robert Walpole - 1805 - 164 pages
...Greece and Rome, have never been condemned except by the ignorant ; since we are thus introduced " to the society of the free and polished nations of...spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason.*" And in acquiring a competent knowledge of the four languages of modern Europe which flow from the Latin...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 12

Edward Gibbon - 1806
...ignorance ; , and their vulgar tongues were marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...were introduced to a new world of light and science j to the society of the free and polished nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converse with those...
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Illustrations of Prophecy ...

Joseph Towers - 1808
...in ignorance ; and their vulgar tongues were marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...of light and science ; to the society of the free 86 Lord Bolingbroke, speaking of Nicholas V. and other pontiffs, says, ' the popes proved worse politicians...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1841
...in ignorance ; and their vulgar tongues were marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...those immortal men who spoke the sublime language of éloquence and reason. Such an intercourse must tend to refine the taste, and to elevate the genius,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - 1844
...in ignorance ; and their vulgar tongues were marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...an intercourse must tend to refine the taste, and t elevate the genius, of the moderns ; and yet, from the first experiments, it might appear that...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1846
...ignorance ; and their vulgar learning, tougueg were marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...of the free and polished nations of antiquity ; and tu a familiar converse with those immortal men who spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason....
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