Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" I repeated the offence with less ceremony; the excuse was admitted with the same indulgence: the slightest motive of laziness or indisposition, the most trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment; nor did my tutor appear... "
Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 35
by Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
Full view - About this book

The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
.... ceremony ; the excufe was admitted with the fame indulgence : the (lighten motive of lazinefsyjr indifpofition, the moft trifling avocation at home...nor did my tutor appear confcious of my abfence or neglect. Had the hour of leâure been conihmtly filled, a fingle hour was a fmall portion of my academic...
Full view - About this book

Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...was admitted with the fame indulgence : the flighteft motive of lazinefs or indifpofition, the mofi: trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed...nor did my tutor appear confcious of my abfence or neglect. Had the hour of lecture been conftantly filled, a fingle hour was a fmall portion of my academic...
Full view - About this book

The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1797
...was once tempted to try the experiment of a formal apology. The apology was accepted with a fmile. I repeated the offence with lefs ceremony; the excufe...lecture been conftantly filled, a fingle hour was a fmall portion of my academic leifure. No plan of ftudy xvas recommended for my ufe ; no exercifes were...
Full view - About this book

The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

1797
...repented the offence with lefs ceremony; the excufe was admitted with the fame indulgence: the flighted motive of lazinefs or indifpofition, the moft trifling...confcious of my abfence or negleft. Had the hour of leihire been conftantly filled, a fingle hour was a fmall portion of my academic leifure. No plan of...
Full view - About this book

The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

1800
...excufe was admitted with the fame indulgence: the flighted motive of lazinefs or indifpoiition, the mod trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment ; nor did my tutor appear contcious of my abfence or neglecl. Had the • hour of h-6ture been conltantly filled, a fingle hour...
Full view - About this book

The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 38

Edmund Burke - 1800
...excufe wns admitted with the fame indulgencethe flighted motive of la/.inefs or indilpolition, the moti trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment ; nor did my tutor appear conlcious ol my abfence or neglect. Had the hour of lefture been conlt.intly filled, a iingle hour...
Full view - About this book

Gleanings in England, Volume 2

Samuel Jackson Pratt - 1801
...was admitted with the same indulgence : the slightest motive of laziness or indisposition, the most trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment ; nor did my tutor appear conscious of my absence or neglect. Had the hour of Jecture been constantly filled, a single hour was...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...was admitted with the same indulgence: the slightest motive of laziness or indisposition, the most trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment; nor did my tutor appear conscious of my absence or neglect. Had the hour of lecture been constantly filled, a single hour was...
Full view - About this book

The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...was admitted with the same indulgence : the slightest motive of laziness or indisposition, the most trifling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment ; nor did my tutor appear conscious of my absence or neglect. Had the hour of lecture been constantly filled, a single hour was...
Full view - About this book

The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...admitted with the same indulgence : the slightest motive of laziness or indisposition, the most trilling avocation at home or abroad, was allowed as a worthy impediment ; nor did my futur appear conscious of m¡ absence or neglect. Had the hour of lecture been constantly till« d,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF