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" Were I ambitious of any other patron than the public, I would inscribe this work to a Statesman who, in a long, a stormy, and at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almost without a personal enemy ; who has retained, in... "
Letters During the Course of a Tour Through Germany, Switzerland, and Italy ... - Page 71
by Robert Gray - 1794 - 468 pages
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 12

English literature - 1789
...infcribe this work to a ftatefman, who, in a long, a ftormy, and at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almoft without -a perfonal...faithful and difinterefted friends ; and who, under, the preflure of fevere infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of his mind, and the felicity of his incomparable...
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Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: In Vols. IV, V ...

John Whitaker - 1791 - 258 pages
...infcribe this work to a ftatefman, who, in a long, a ftormy, and at length an unfortunate adminiftration, had many political opponents, almoft without a perfonal...retained, in his fall from power, many faithful and difmterefted friends ; and who, under the preflure of fevere infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1802
...infcribe this work to a Statefman, who, in a long, a ftormy, and at length an unfortunate adminiftration, had many political opponents, almoft without a perfonal...enemy : who has retained, in his fall from power, power, many faithful and difinterefted friends; and who, under the prefiure of fevere infrrmity, enjoys...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...and at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almost without a personal enemy : who has retained, in his fall from power, many faithful and disinterested friends ; and who, under the pressure of severe infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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Peerage of England. ...

Arthur Collins - England - 1812
...and at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almost without a personal enemy ; who has retained, in his fall from power, many faithful and disinterested friends ; and who, under the pressure of severe infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 7

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...infcribe this work to a Statefman, who, in a long, a ftormy, and at length an unfortunate adminiftration, had many political opponents, almoft without a perfonal...difinterefted friends ; and who, under the preffure of fevere infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of his mind, and the felicity of his incomparable temper....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 2

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1814
...at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almost without a pen-ťonal enemy: who has retained in his fall from power many faithful and disinterested friends, and who, under the pressure of severe infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - History, Ancient - 1815 - 690 pages
...and at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almost without a personal enemy ; who has retained in his fall from power many faithful and disinterested friends, and who, under the pressure of severe infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1816
...and at length an unfortunate administration, had many political opponents, almost without a personal enemy; who has retained in his fall from power many faithful and disinterested friends, and who, under the pressure of severe infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 2

1827
...and at length an unfortunate, administration, had many political opponents, almost without a personal enemy : who has retained in his fall from power many faithful and disinterested friends; and who, under the pressure of severe infirmity, enjoys the lively vigour of...
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