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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 6

Edward Gibbon - 1851
...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...nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converse wkh those immortal men who spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason. Such an intercourse...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1852
...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...nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converse wrth those immortal men who spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason. Such an intercourse...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - 1866
...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...world of light and science ; to the society of the 1'ree and polished nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converse with those immortal men who spoke...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1879
...in ignorance ; and their vulgar tongues wore marked with the rudeness and poverty of their manners. The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...introduced to a new world of light and science ; to the aociety of the free and polished nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converse with those immortal...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1880
...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...nations of antiquity ; and to a familiar converse wkh those immortal men who spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason. Such an intercourse...
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Address and Poem at the Dedication of the Hallowell Library: March 9, 1880 ...

Hubbard Free Library, Hallowell, Me - 1880 - 66 pages
...the time. This famous patron of letters was fired with the universal zeal to be " introduced to that new world of light and science ; to the society of...and to a familiar converse with those immortal men 4 who spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason." And so the " Florentine merchant, whose...
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The Lost Italian Renaissance: Humanists, Historians, and Latin's Legacy

Christopher S. Celenza - 2004 - 210 pages
...and poverty of their manners." Clearly men such as these reaped benefits from the study of antiquity: "The students of the more perfect idioms of Rome and...spoke the sublime language of eloquence and reason." Their taste was refined, their genius elevated; "yet, from the first experiment, it might appear that...
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