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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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A Life of Edmund Burke

Sir James Prior - 1891 - 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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon, Written by Himself, and a Selection from His Letters

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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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Memoirs of Edward Gibbon Written by Himself and a Selection from His Letters ...

Edward Gibbon - 1891 - 446 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 Autobiographies of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1896 - 435 pages
...hundred and fifty years without fearing the approach of war, or feeling the weight of government. ee I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's...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. I...
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Private Letters of Edward Gibbon (1753-1794)

Edward Gibbon - 1896
...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 Quarterly Review, Volume 185

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1897
...catastrophe might have cooled even a reformer's zeal ; it sent Gibbon into the arms of Edmund Burke : ' I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can forgive even his superstition.' That is the language of an awakening conscience. Not yet satisfied,...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 pages
...France. Many families of Lausanne were alarmed and affected by the terrors of 20 an impending bankruptcy; but the revolution, or rather the dissolution of the...kingdom has been heard and felt in the adjacent lands. A swarm of emigrants of both sexes, who escaped from the public ruin, has been attracted by the vicinity,...
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The Memoirs of the Life of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1900
...France : many families of Lausanne were alarmed and affected by the terrors of an impending bankruptcy ; but the revolution, or rather the dissolution of the kingdom, has been heard and felt in the adjacent lands.1 I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on the revolution of France.2 I admire...
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