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" ... we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. "
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 Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon - Literature - 1840 - 357 pages
...but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest; and we fiil up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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The auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, esq: Illustrated from his letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Sheffield (Earl of) - 1846 - 381 pages
...individual, but we step forwards beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth,...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - Biography & Autobiography - 1846 - 381 pages
...individual, but we step forwards beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth,...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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The Patrician, Volume 4

John Burke, Bernard Burke - Heraldry - 1847
...individual ; but we step forwards beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth,...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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Memoirs of Tobias Rustat, yeoman of the robes to king Charles ii

William Hewett, Tobias Rustat - 1849
...forefathers : it is the labour and reward of vanity to extend the term of this ideal longevity, and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence." With regard to the materials of the present memoir, these have been gleaned from the most authentic...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1854
...individual ; but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the i This passage is found in one only of the six sketches, and in that which seems to have been the first...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - History - 1854
...individual ; but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth, by associating ourselves to the 1 This passage is found in one only of the six sketches, and in that which seeing to have been the...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 pages
...individual; but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1868 - 409 pages
...individual ; but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy will suggest ; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate than to suppress the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Edward Gibbon, the Historian

Edward Gibbon - Historians - 1869 - 356 pages
...individual, but we step forward beyond death with such hopes as religion and philosophy wiD suggest; and we fill up the silent vacancy that precedes our birth,...associating ourselves to the authors of our existence. Our calmer judgment will rather tend to moderate, than to suppress, the pride of an ancient and worthy...
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