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" France. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can almost excuse his reverence for church establishments. "
The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ... - Page 237
by Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 pages
...admirable medicine against the French disease, which has made too much progress even in this happy country. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry , and I can forgive even his superstition. The primitive church, which I have treated with some freedom, was itself...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1846 - 301 pages
...his strong opinion and warm feelings in perfect accordance with those of Burke; of whom he says, " I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." Even when Burke's violence had spurned all bounds of moderation, we find the historian, in reference...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science who Flourished in the Time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1846
...his strong opinion and warm feelings in perfect accordance with those of Burke ; of whom he says, " I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." Even when Burke's violence had spurned all bounds of moderation, we find the historian, in reference...
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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...admirable medicine against the French disease, which has made too much progress even in this happy country. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can forgive even his superstition. The primitive church, which I have treated with some freedom, was itself...
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Life of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

James Prior (Sir).) - 1854 - 545 pages
...wrote on two occasions — " Burke's book is a most admirable medicine against the French disease. I admire his eloquence ; I approve his politics ; I adore his chivalry ; and I can almost forgive his reverence for church establishments." In Wilberforce's diary we find (22d November) —...
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Life of ... Edmund Burke, revised by the author

sir James Prior - 1854
...he wrote on two occasions—" Burke's book is a most admirable medicine against the French disease. I admire his eloquence; I approve his politics; I adore his chivalry ; and I can almost forgive his reverence for church establishments." In Wilberforce's diary we find (22d November)—...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856 - 438 pages
...his strong opinion and warm feelings in perfect accordance with those of Burke ; of whom he says, " I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." Even when Burke's violence had spurned all bounds of moderation, we find the historian, in reference...
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New Biographies of Illustrious Men

1857 - 408 pages
...admirable medicine against the French disease, which has made too much progress even in this happy country. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can forgive even his superstition. The primitive church, which I have treated with some freedom, was itself...
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The letters of Horace Walpole, ed. by P. Cunningham

Horace Walpole (4th earl of Orford.) - 1859
...medicine against the French disease ; which has made too much progress even in this happy country. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can forgive even his superstition." — WRIOHv. Monday evening. The east winds are making me amends ; one...
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Anecdote Biography

John Timbs - 1860
...Gibbon, after reading it, said : " Burke's book is a most admirable medicine against the French disease. I admire his eloquence ; I approve his politics ; I adore his chivalry ; and I can almost forgive his reverence for church establishments." Burke sent a copy of the work to Walpole, who replied...
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