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" After a grateful commemoration of the fifty-five years of union and happiness which he enjoyed with Mabel his wife, the good earl thus speaks from the tomb: "What we gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost. "
Tales of Our Great Families - Page 247
by Edward Walford - 1877
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1803
...virtues, the Good, Earl, inculcates, with much ingenuity, a moral sentence, which, however, may be abused by thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration of the fifty-five years of the union and happiness which he enjoyed with Mabel his wife, the good Earl thus speaks from the tomb...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations, topographical ..., Volume 4

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1803
...virtues, the Good, Earl, inculcates, with miich ingenuity, a moral sentence, which, however, may be abused by thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration of the fifty-five years of the union and happiness which he enjoyed with Mabel his wife, the good Earl thus speaks from the tomb:...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...eenealoirical science (Baronage. P. ip 6oi..eW3). nuity a moral sentence, which may however be abused by CHAP, thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration...we have ; What we spent, we had ; What we left, we lost.85 But their losses, in this sense, were far superior to their gifts and expenses ; and their...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 11

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...virtues, the good, Earl, inculcates with much ingenuity a moral sentence, which may, however, be abused by thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration...wife, the good Earl thus speaks from the tomb ; What * This great family, de Ripuariis, de Redvers, de Rivers, ended, in Edward the Fiist's time, in Isabella...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 11

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...suivived her brother and husband, ^Dugdale, Baronage,- pip 254 — 257.)What we gave, we have ; CHAP. What we spent, we had ; What we left, we lost *. But...in this sense, were far superior to their gifts and expences ; and their heirs, not less than the poor, were the objects of their paternal care. The suras...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - Nobility - 1812
...virtues, the Good Earl, inculcates with much ingenuity a moral sentence, which, however, may be abused by thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration...have ; What we spent we had ; What we left we lost. t But their losses, in this sense, were far superior to their gifts and expenses ; and their heirs,...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 11

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1820
...vjrtues, tiiegood, earl, inculcates with much ingenuity a moral sentence, which may however be abused by thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration...in this sense, were far superior to their gifts and expences; and their heirs, not less than the poor, were the objects of their paternal care. The sums...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1825
...virtues, the good, earl, inculcates with much ingenuity a moral sentence, which may however be abused by thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration...gave, we have; What we spent, we had; What we left, we lost.q f This great family, de Ripuariis, de Redvers, de Rivers, ended in Edward the First's time,...
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De controversia in curia militari inter Ricardum Le Scrope et ..., Volume 2

Sir Richard Le Scrope - Heraldry - 1832
...Gibbon, " his epitaph inculcates, with much " ingenuity, a moral sentence, which may however be abused by " thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration...his wife, the good Earl thus speaks from the tomb : — lllljat tot gabt, tor babt; Illljat tot spent, tot ijati ; lilliat tot ltft, tot loot," 1 Froissart,...
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De Controversia in Curia Militari Inter Ricardum Le Scrope Et ..., Volume 2

Sir Richard Le Scrope - Heraldry - 1832
...however be abused by " thoughtless generosity. After a grateful commemoration of the " fifty-five7 years of union and happiness which he enjoyed with...his wife, the good Earl thus speaks from the tomb : — toe rj.itic, toe l),ilr ; toe Spent, toe l),ib ; lili),u toe left, toe lost." 1 Froissart,...
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