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The editor would farther observe, that with regard to some other objectionable
passages, which do not involve misstatement or inaccuracy, he has intentionally
abstained from directing particular attention towards them by any special protest.
I was willing, and I am now willing, to allow him a handsome share of the honour
of my conversion; yet I must observe, that it was principally effected by my private
reflections.—The various articles of the Romish creed disappeared like a dream ...
We may observe, that the use of them in the field gradually became more
prevalent, in proportion as personal valour and military skill declined with the
Roman em": W. men were no longer found, their place was supplied by machines
It may not be improper to observe, that if we except Bohemia, Moravia, the
northern skirts of Austria, and a part of Hungary, between the Teyss and the
Danube, all the other dominions of the house of Austria were comprised within
the limits of ...
In this place we may observe, that the northern shores of the Euxine, beyond
Trebizond in Asia, and beyond the Danube in Europe, acknowledged the
sovereignty of the emperors, and received at their hands, either tributary, princes
or Roman ...
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Volume I It is a testament to the breadth of Gibbon's passion that his Decline and Fall, widely regarded as a literary monument, on reading appears merely to expatiate on some salient thoughts. The ... Les hele vurderingen
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No I have not read the whole thing. About a quarter of it. It features spectacular English and wonderful irony. It is long, but not boring by any means. I learned more about how religion operates in ... Les hele vurderingen
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