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" ... chapters have been reduced by three successive revisals from a large volume to their present size; and they might still be compressed without any loss of facts or sentiments. An opposite fault may be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative... "
Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 138
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
...be imputed to the concife and fuperficial narrative of the firft reigns from Commodus to Alexander; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr....confulted and obeyed with rational devotion; but I wasfoondifgufled with the modeft practice of reading the manufrript to my friends. Of fuch friends...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

1796
...be imputed to the concife and fuperficial narrative of the firft reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr...journey to London. Such an oracle might have been conlulted and obeyed with rational devotion ; but I was foon difgufted with the modeft practice of...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
...imputed to the concife and fiiperficial narrative of the firft reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his Lift journey to London. Such an oracle might have been confulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...he imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 pages
...he imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of Jhe first reigns from Commodus to Alexander; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion;...
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The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such ait oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in nig last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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