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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 25
by Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...inftinct of criticifm directed me to the genuine fources. Simon Ockley, an original in every fenfe, firft opened my eyes; and I was led from one book...ranged round the circle of Oriental hiftory. Before 1 was fixteen , I had exhaufled all that could be learned in Englifh of the Arabs and Perfians , the...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...inftinft of criticifm direfted me to the genuine fources. Simon Ockley, an original in every fenfe, firft opened my eyes ; and I was led from one book...fixteen, I had exhaufted all that could be learned in Englifli of the Arabs and Perfians, the Tartars and Turks ; and the fame ardour urged me toguefs at...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1797
...me to the genuine fources. Simon Ockley, an original in every fenfe, firft opened my eyes ; and Í was led from one book to another, till I had ranged...fixteen, I had exhaufted all that could be learned in Engliih of the Arabs and Perfians, the Tartars and Turks; and the fame ardour urged me to guefs at...
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Annual Register, Volume 38

Edmund Burke - 1800
...criticifm directed me to the genuine fources. Simon Ockley, an original in every lenfe, firil opened ray eyes; and I was led from one book to another, till...Before I was fixteen, I had exhaufted all that could he learned in Englifh of the Arabs and Perfians.theTartarsand Turks; and the lame ardour urged me to...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1800
...directed me to the genuine fources. SimoaOckley, an original in every fenfe, firit opened my eyes j and I was led from one book to another, till I had ranged round the cir.de of oriental hillory. Before I was fixteen, I had exhaufted all that could be learned in Englifh...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 38

Edmund Burke - 1800
...inftinct of criticifm directed me to the genuine fources. Simon Oekley, an original in every fenfi-, lirft opened my eyes; and I was led from one book to another, till f had ranged round the circle of oriental hi (lory. Before I was fixteen, I had exhauftcd all that...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...instinct of criticism directed me to the genuine sources. Simon Ockley, an original in every sense, first opened my eyes; and I was led from one book to another, till I had ranged round the circle of Oriental history. Before I was sixteen, I had exhausted all that could be learned in .English of the Arabs and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...instinct of criticism directed me to the genuine sources. Simon Ockley, an original in every sense, first opened my eyes ; and I was led from one book to another, till 1 had ranged round the circle of Oriental history. Before I was sixteen, I had exhausted all that could...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...instinct of criticism directed me to the genuine sources. Simon Ockley, an original in every sense, first opened my eyes; and I was led from one book to another, till I had ranged round the circle of Oriental history. Before I was sixteen, I had exhausted all that could be learned in English of the Arabs and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...criticism directed me to the. genuine sources. Simon Ockley, an original in every sense, first opened rny eyes; and I was led from one book to another, till I had ranged round the circle of Oriental history. Before I was sixteen, I had exhausted all that could be learned in English of the Arabs and...
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