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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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Riches and Poverty: An Intellectual History of Political Economy in Britain ...

Donald Winch, Research Professor Graduate Centre for Research in the Humanities Donald Winch - 1996 - 428 pages
...through trade'; see p. 60 and pp. 14,50,59-60. 7 Burke's creed: politics, chivalry and superstition I beg leave to subscribe my assent to Mr. Burke's...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments. Edward Gibbon, Autobiography Gibbon's finely honed appreciation of Burke's Relations serves here merely...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1997 - 702 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." In November 1796, Earl Fitzwilliam wrote to Burke...
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Three Deaths and Enlightenment Thought: Hume, Johnson, Marat

Stephen Miller - 2001 - 219 pages
...for him to praise a writer who strongly defended religion, so he said somewhat jokingly of Burke that "I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I adore his chivalry, and I can even forgive his superstition [emphasis mine]." In the Memoirs Gibbon makes virtually the same point:...
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Edmund Burke and the Natural Law

Peter James Stanlis - 2015 - 311 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." 89 Of course the king said in public that it was...
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Edmund Burke: Selected Writings and Speeches

Edmund Burke - 1963 - 585 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." In November 1796, Earl FitzwiLiam wrote to Burke...
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The Living Age, Volume 10

1846
...did not find Gibbon among its advocates ; on the contrary, when Burke attacked it he says of him, " I admire his eloquence, I approve his politics, I...almost excuse his reverence for church establishments." So little did the movement enlist Gibbon's sympathies, that he argued in favor of the Lisbon inquisition,...
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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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