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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 Letters of Horace Walpole: Earl of Orford, Volume 9

Horace Walpole - 1861
...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 ; ono...
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Half-hours with the Best Letter-writers and Autobiographers ..., Volume 2

Charles Knight - 1868
...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 Autobiography and Correspondence of Edward Gibbon, the Historian

Edward Gibbon - 1869 - 356 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 Book of Authors: A Collection of Criticisms, Ana, Môts, Personal ...

William Clark Russell - 1871 - 516 pages
...often confesses, with a laugh. Northcote. That man is a poet. Gray. Edmund Burke. 1730-1797. I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I...almost excuse his reverence for Church establishments. Gibbon, " Memoirs." Burke, sir, is such a man that if you met him for the first time in the street...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham: Men of letters of the time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...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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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875
...derate Gibbon som Bnrke. Han skriver fra Lausanne: BI beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Bnrke's creed on the Revolution of France. I admire his eloquence, I approve his polities , I adore his chivalry, and I can almost excuse his reverence for church establishments"....
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A Compendium of Irish Biography: Comprising Sketches of Distinguished ...

Alfred Webb - 1878 - 598 pages
...address ; Gibbon wrote : " Burke's book is a moat BITE 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." It cannot be denied that thehorrorsof the Re volution...
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The World's Cyclopedia of Biography, Volume 3

1883
...alarm lest England should catch the revolutionary fever. He is delighted with Burke's Reflections. " I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can forgive even his superstition." His wrath waxes hotter at every post. "Poor France ! The state is dissolved...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 45

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1909
..." I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on the Revolution of France," he wrote. " I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." Thirteen days after the massacre of the Swiss guard in the attack on the Tuileries in August, 1792,...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 45

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1909
...triumphant Democrats disturbed the harmony of social circles. Gibbon espoused the cause of the royalists. " I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on the Revolution of France," he wrote. "I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry and I can almost excuse...
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