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The Family of Early: Which Settled Upon the Eastern Shore of Virginia and ... - Page 4
by Ruth Hairston Early - 1920 - 328 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule. A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...lived in the persons of our forefathers; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. Our imagination is always active...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1814
...lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that it must depend ou the influence of some common principle in the minds...lived in the persons of our forefathers; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. Our imagination is always active...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...The following passage occurs in this eloquent, philosophical, and able writer's memoirs of himself, "a lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors...must depend on the influence of some common principle hi the minds of men, ' seem to have lived in the persons of our fore-fathers* Our calmer...
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Survey of Tullaroan, or Grace's Parish, in the cantred of Grace's Country ...

William Shaw Mason - Tullaroan (Ireland : Parish) - 1819 - 160 pages
...in this eloquent, philosophical, and able writer's memoirs of bimsr If, " a lively desire of knowmf and recording our ancestors so generally prevails,...influence of some common principle in the minds of men, * seem to have lived in the persons of our fore-fathers. Our calmer judgment will rather...
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A Statistical Account, Or, Parochial Survey of Ireland: Drawn Up ..., Volume 3

Parishes - 1819
...liimself, " * lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors BO generally prevails, that it most depend on the influence of some common principle in...the minds of men, we seem to have lived in the penons of our fore-fathers, Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the...
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The Kilmarnock mirror, and literary gleaner

Literary Criticism - 1820
...laughter, entered into the diversion, and became extremely sprightly and entertaining. PRIDE OF ANCESTRY. A lively desire of knowing and recording our ancestors...lived in the persons of our forefathers: it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. Our imagination is always active...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - History - 1825
...expressed a determination of publishing them in his lifetime. VOL. I. A \A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the lahour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. Our imagination is always,...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

Autobiographies - 1830
...fxpressed a determination of publishing them in his lifetime, vol.. I. A A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. Our imagination is always active...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1826
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule. A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...depend on the influence of some common principle in the mind* of men. We seem to have lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward...
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The miscellaneous works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: with memoirs of his life and ...

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Sheffield (Earl of) - English literature - 1837 - 848 pages
...author shall be removed beyond the reach of criticism or ridicule.* A lively desire of knowing and of recording our ancestors so generally prevails, that...lived in the persons of our forefathers ; it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity. Our imagination is always active...
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