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" In passing judgment upon the characters of men, we ought to try them by the principles and maxims of their own age, not by those of another. For, although virtue and vice are at all times the same, manners and customs vary continually. "
The history of the reign of the emperor Charles v - Pagina 316
door William Robertson - 1809
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The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.

William Robertson - 1769
...than in a living language, whofe idioms and phrafes feem grofs, becaufe they are familiar. IN paffing judgment upon the characters of men, we ought to try...them by the principles and maxims of their own age, hot by thofe of another. For, although virtue artd vice are at all times the fame, manners and cuftorns...
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An historical miscellany

Historical miscellany - 1774
...than in a living language, whofe idioms and phraf^s feem grofs, becaufe they are familiar. In paning judgment upon the characters of men, we ought to try...the principles and maxims of their own age, not by thofe of another. For although virtue and vice are at all times the fame, manners and cuftoms vary...
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The History of the Reign of Emperor Charles V. with a View of the ..., Volume 3

William Robertson - 1782
...\vhofe idioms and phrafes feem grofs, becaufe they IN pacing judgment upon -the characters, of B men, we ought to try them by the principles and maxims of their own age, not by thofe of another, For, although virtue and vice are at alj times the fame, manners and cuftoms vary...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 92

1793
...language, whole idioms and phrafes feem grofs, becaufe they are familiar. ' In paffing judgment upon th characters of men, we ought to try them by the principles and maxims ot their own age, not bv thole of апэther. ther. For, although virtue and vice arc at a'l times...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Passages in Prose, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - 1797
...feem grofs, becaufe they are familiar. In pafiing jiii'gment upon the characters of men, we ouht to try them by the principles and maxims of their own age, not by thofe of another. For although virtue and vice are at all times the fame, manners and culloms vary...
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The history of the reign of the emperor Charles v, Volume 2

William Robertson - 1798
...whofe idioms and phrafes feem grois, becaufe they are familiar. In paffing judgment upon the charafters of men, we ought to try them by the principles and maxims of their own age, not by thofe of another. For, although virtue and vice are at all times the fame, manners and cuitoms vary...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 6

John Aikin - 1807
...indecencies of every kind appear less shocking than in a living language, whose idioms and phrases seem gross, because they are familiar. " In passing judgment...those of another. For, although virtue and vice are at all times the same, manners and customs vary continually. Some parts of Luther's behaviour, which to...
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The Geography and Antiquities of Ithaca: Dedicated, by Permission, to the King

Sir William Gell - 1807 - 119 pagina’s
...cunning was, and is still, in those countries, held in the highest estimation, and in passing judgment on the characters of men, we ought to try them by the...their own age, not by those of another ; for although vice and virtue are at all times invariable, yet manners and customs may undergo considerable alteration....
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Logick; Or, An Essay on the Elements, Principles, and Different ..., Volume 2

Richard Kirwan - 1807 - 623 pagina’s
...language and man* ners )' this fubject ; for he aflerts, that — " in pafling " judgment on the character of men, we " ought to try them by the principles and " maxims of their own age, and not by thofe " of another ; for, though virtue and vice are " always the fame, manners and cuftoms...
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Logick; Or, An Essay on the Elements, Principles and Different ..., Volume 1

Richard Kirwan - 1807 - 318 pagina’s
...man-i ners this fubjeft; for he aflerts, that — " in paffing "judgment on the character of men, \vc " ought to try them by the principles and " maxims of their own age, and not by thofe " of another ; for, though virtue and vice are " always the fame, manners and cuftoms...
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