With young Deyverdun he worked, and in his company edward gibbon also played.
Lausanne was where edward gibbon received the education he considered far superior to what could be had from Oxford.
edward gibbon has told us that diligence and accuracy are the only merits which an historical writer can ascribe to himself.
The autobiography of edward gibbon will rouse an ambitious student like the sound of a trumpet.
Such were the views of edward gibbon Wakefield, in whose fertile brain the scheme originated.
Another famous man was born at Putney: edward gibbon, the historian.
Before his graduation from Harvard, he had determined to lead a literary life modelled upon that of edward gibbon.
The grandfather of edward gibbon died in 1736, leaving one son and two daughters.
edward gibbon, one of the greatest historians, speaks of this period as “the triumph of barbarism and religion.”
edward gibbon the historian tells us that a taste for books was the pleasure and glory of his life.
1770, from French gibbon (18c.), supposedly from a word in the French colonies of India but not found in any language there. Brought to Europe by Marquis Joseph-François Dupleix (1697-1763), French governor general in India 1742-54. The surname is Old French Giboin, from Frankish *Geba-win "gift-friend," or in some cases a diminutive of Gibb, itself a familiar form of Gilbert.