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" He seemed to feel, and even to envy, the happiness of my situation ; while I admired the powers of a superior man, as they are blended in his attractive character with the softness and simplicity of a child. Perhaps no human being was ever more perfectly... "
The European Magazine: And London Review - Page 190
1807
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...private society. He seemed ta feel, and even to envy, the happiness of my situation ; while I admired the powers of a superior man, as they are blended in his attractive character with the softness and simplicity of a child. Perhaps no human being was ever more perfectly exempt from...
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The Cabinet: Or, Monthly Report of Polite Literature, Volume 2

1807
...eloquence roused enthusiasm, and the gentleness of his manners invited friendship. " I admired," says Mr. GIBBON, " the powers of a superior man, as they...character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child : no human being was ever more free from any taint of malignity, vanity, or falsehood." —...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 4

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher - 1807
...his manners invited friendship.. 1 I admired," says Mr. Gibbon, ' the powers of a supérieur man,as they are blended, in his attractive character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child : no human being was ever more free from any taint of malignity, vanity, or falsehood.' —...
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The Monthly Repository of Theology and General Literature, Volume 2

1808
...eloquence roused endiusiasm, and the gentleness of his manners invited friendship. ' I admired' says MR. GIBBON , ' the powers of a superior man, as they...character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child: no human being was ever more free from any taint of malignity, vanity [or falsehood.' From...
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The Port folio, by Oliver Oldschool

1809
...gentleness of his manners invited friendship. " I admired," says Mr. Gibbon, " the powers of a superiour man as they are blended, in his attractive character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child : no human being was ever more free from any taint of malignity, vanity, or falsehood." —...
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The Port Folio, Volume 1

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...gentleness of his manners invited friendship. " I admired," says Mr. Gibbon, " the powers of a superiour man as they are blended, in his attractive character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child: no human being was ever more free from any tamt of malignity, vanity, or falsehood." — From...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...conversation. He seemed to feel, and even to envy the happiness of my situation ; while I admired the powress of; a superior man, as they are blended in his attractive character, with the softness and simplicity of a child. Perhaps no human being was ever more perfectly exempt from...
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The life of ... Charles James Fox: ... his political career and a ...

B. C. Walpole - 1811 - 104 pages
...private conversation. He seemed to, feel, and even to envy the happiness of my situation ; while I admire the powers of a superior man> as they are blended in his attractive character with the softness and simplicity of a child. Perhaps no human being was ever more perfectly exempt from...
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Peerage of England: genealogical, biographical, and historical. Greatly ...

Arthur Collins, Sir Egerton Brydges - England - 1812
...eloquence roused enthusiasm ; and the gentleness of his manners invited friendship. " I admired (says Mr. Gibbon), the powers of a superior man, as they...character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child: no human being was ever more free from any taint of malignity, vanity, or falsehood." From...
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Collins's Peerage of England; Genealogical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 7

Arthur Collins - Nobility - 1812
...eloquence roused enthusiasm ; and the gentleness of his manners invited friendship. " I admired (says Mr. Gibbon), the powers of a superior man, as they...character, with all the softness and simplicity of a child: no human being was ever more free from any taint of malignity, vanity, or falsehood." From...
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