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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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Historical Essays

James Ford Rhodes - 1909 - 335 pages
...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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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...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. GIBBON, EDWARD, 1791, To Lord Sheffield ; Private Letters, ed. Prothero,...
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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - 1915 - 448 pages
...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...almost excuse his reverence for Church establishments." 2 Thirteen days after the massacre of the Swiss guard in the attack on the Tuileries in August, 1792,...
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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - 1915 - 448 pages
...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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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - 1915 - 448 pages
...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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History of Christianity: Comprising All that Relates to the Progress of the ...

Edward Gibbon - 1916 - 86 pages
...many families at 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 beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's creed on " the revolution of France.* I admire...
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Burke's Speech on Conciliation with America

Edmund Burke - 1920 - 119 pages
...ALL BIGHTS RESERVED PRINTED BT JB LIPPINCOTT COMPANY AT THE WASHINGTON SQUARE PRESS PHILADELPHIA, USA I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry. Gibbon. I think him the greatest man upon the earth. Dr. Parr. In amplitude of comprehension...
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Die Wiederkehr der Klugheit: Edmund Burke und das Augustan Age

Detmar Doering - 1990 - 312 pages
...der Zeit Chesterfields und Johnsons war, lobte Burkes Angriff auf die Revolution fast ohne Vorbehalt: "I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr Burke's creed on the 1) Dazu: Chris Reid, Language and Practice in Burke's Political Writing; Literature and History, Vol....
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Edmund Burke

Peter James Stanlis - 1967 - 129 pages
...Reflections, the latter writing of it: "Burke's book is an 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."8'' Of course the king said in public that it was...
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Britsch und Kornmann: quellenkundliche Untersuchungen zur Theorie der ...

Otfried Schütz - 1993 - 171 pages
...der Zeit Chesterfields und Johnsons war, lobte Burkes Angriff auf die Revolution fast ohne Vorbehalt: "I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr Burke's creed on the 1) Dazu: Chris Reid, Language and Practice in Burke's Political Writing; Literature and History, Vol....
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