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" have now reigned above fifty years in victory or peace : beloved by " my subjects, dreaded by my enemies, and respected by my allies. " Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, " nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been... "
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 299
by Edward Gibbon, Rev. Henry Hart Milman - 1899
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 9

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1789
...felicity. In this fituation, *' I have diligently numbered the days of pure *' and genuine happinefs which have fallen to my " lot: they amount to FOURTEEN: — O man! *' place not thy confidence in this prefent world s" The luxury of the caliphs , fo ufelefs to their private happinefs, relaxed the nerves,...
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...enemies, and respected by my allies. *' Riches and -honours, power and pleasure, have " waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing " appear to have...have " fallen to my lot, they amount to fourteen. MARIA THBREJA., queen of Hungary, said, whep she was dying, " Since I have been queen, I " have experienced...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1800
...by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have...man! place not thy confidence in this present world.' In the most flourishing period of the Abasside dynasty, toward the latter end of the eighth and...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1788
...felicity. In this fituation, I have dili" gently numbered the days of pure and ge" miine happinefs which have fallen to my lot ^ ** they amount to FOURTEEN :• — O man! place " not " not thy cdhfidence in this prefeht world (50).*' The luxury of the caliphs, fo ufelefs to their private...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...allies. Riches and honours, power and plea" sure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly bless" ing appear to have been wanting to my felicity. In this...and " genuine happiness which have fallen to my lot; th~y amount ** to FoURTEEN :....O man! place not thy confidence in this 49 Cardonne, Histoire de 11Afriqne...
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The Power of Solitude: A Poem. In Two Parts

Joseph Story - American poetry - 1804 - 260 pages
...and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have been wanting for my felicity. In this situation I have diligently numbered...happiness, which have fallen to my lot : they amount to four• teen ; O man ! place not thy confidence in this present world." DECLINE and FALL of the ROMAN...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 10

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1806
...mies, and respected by my allies. Riches and Lii. " honours, power and pleasure, have waited on ", my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear " to have...man! place not thy confidence in this present " world *!" The luxury of the caliphs, so useless to their private happiness, relaxed the nerves, and terminated...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1807
...my enemies, and respected by my allies, lliches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have...situation I have diligently numbered the days of pure and1 genuine luippiness which have fallen to my lot ; they amount to FOURTEEN. O man ! place not thy...
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The History of Spain

A. Beaumont - 1809 - 525 pages
...earthly blessing appears to have been want" ing to my felicity; in this situation I have care" fully numbered the days of pure and genuine " happiness...place not thy " confidence in this present world." The moral, which philosophers of a melancholy cast have been prompt to draw from the dissatisfaction...
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Oriental memoirs, Volume 4

James Forbes - 1815
...by my enemies, and respected by my allies. Riches and honours, power and pleasure, have waited on my call, nor does any earthly blessing appear to have...man, place not thy confidence in this present world!" This reflection of Abdalrahman corresponds with the pathetic exclamation of VANITY from another voluptuous...
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