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" ... sixteenth 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... "
The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History, and Politics - Page 511
1796
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...large volume to their prefent fize; and they might ftill be compreffed , without anv lofs of facts or fentiments. An oppofue fault may be imputed to...journey to London. Such an oracle might have been confulted and obeyed with rational devotion; but I wasfoondifgufled with the modeft practice of reading...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
...without any lofs of facb or fentiments. An oppofite fault may be imputed to the concife and fiiperficial narrative of the firft reigns from Commodus to Alexander...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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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...prefent fize ; and they might ftill be comprefTed, without any lofs of fa>5ts or fentiments. An oppofite fault may be imputed to the concife and fuperficial...narrative of the firft reigns from Commodus to Alexander j a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his laft journey to London. Such an...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...sentiments. An opposite fault may 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
...sentiments. An opposite fault may 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...fault may be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodiisto Alexander; a fault of which I have never heard, except from Mr. Hume in his last journey to London. Such an oracle ¡night have been consulted and obeyed with rational devotion...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...sentiments. An opposite fault may be imputed to the concise and superficial narrative of the first reigns from Commodus to Alexander ; a fault of which I have never beard, except from Mr. Hume, in bis last journey to London. Such an oracle might have been consulted...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 pages
...sentiments. An opposite fault may 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 [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...sentiments. An opposite fault may 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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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...sentiments. An opposite fault may 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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