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" But their rude ignorance has never invented any effectual weapons of defence, or of destruction; they appear incapable of forming any extensive plans of government, or conquest; and the obvious inferiority of their mental faculties has been discovered... "
England in the Sudan - Page 245
by Yacoub Artin - 1911 - 251 pages
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1781
...either of their virtue, or of their pufillanimity. They indulge, like the reft of mankind, their paflkmg and appetites ; and the adjacent tribes are engaged in frequent acts of hoftility (131). But their rude ignorance has never invented any effectual weapons of defence, or of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1804
...enemies. The inaction of the negroes does not seem to be the effect, either of their virtue, or of their pusillanimity. They indulge, like the rest of...the adjacent tribes are engaged in frequent acts of hostility.131 But their rude ignorance has never invented any effectual weapons of defence, or of destruction...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...virtue; or of their pit- CHAP. XXV sillanimity. They indulge, like the rest of man- _. "y ' ' kind, their passions and appetites ; 'and the adjacent tribes...; they appear incapable of forming .any extensive plans of government, or conquest ; and the obvious inferiority of their mental faculties has been discovered...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...of their virtue, or of their pu- CBAP. HUahimity. They indulge, like the rest of man- ^*^'. kind, their passions and appetites ; and the adjacent tribes are engaged in frequent acts of hostility.'1 But their rude ignorance has never invented any effectual weapons of defence, or of destruction...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...their passions and appetites ; and the adjacent tribes are engaged in frequent acts of hostility131. But their rude ignorance has never invented any effectual...defence, or of destruction ; they appear incapable of fonming any extepsive plans of government or conquest; and the obvious inferiority of their mental...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 4

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...African enemies. The inaction of the negroes does not seem to be the effect either of their virtue. or of their pusillanimity. They indulge, like the rest of...and appetites ; and the adjacent tribes are engaged m frequent acts of hostility.11 But their rude e St. Anthony likewise met one of these monsters;...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 3

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1825
...were built of mud, feathers, and egg-shells. See Pliny (6. 35. 7. 2.) and Strabo. (lib. 2. p. 181.) has never invented any effectual weapons of defence,...destruction; they appear incapable of forming any extensive plans of government, or conquest; and the obvious inferiority of their mental faculties has been discovered...
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Gibbon's History of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, repr ..., Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...to be the effect, either of their virtu CHAP- or of their pusillanimity. They indulge, like the xx - rest of mankind, their passions and appetites ; and...destruction ; they appear incapable of forming any extensive plans "of government or conquest; and the obvious inferiority of their mental faculties has been discovered...
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The annals of Jamaica, Volume 2

George Wilson Bridges - Jamaica - 1828
...the sons of Africa, who have never been capable of forming any substantial form of government, whose rude ignorance has never invented any effectual weapons of defence or of destruction, and whose obvious inferiority of mental faculties has been thus discovered and abused by the most polished...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1843
...effect, either of fheir \\rt\n. or of their pusillanimity. They indulge, like the rest of mankind, thi.ir passions and appetites ; and the adjacent tribes are engaged in frequent acts of hostility .(131) But their rude ignorance has never invented any effectual weapons of Defence, or of destruction;...
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