Edward Gibbon Quote: “It has always been my practice…”

It has always been my practice to cast a long paragraph in a single mould, to try it by my ear, to deposit it in my memory, but to suspend the action of the pen till I had given the last polish to my work.

Edward Gibbon


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Name: Edward Gibbon
Profession: Historian
Nationality: English
Birthday: April 27, 1737
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