Note 011
'General Observations on the Fall of the Roman Empire In The West' — Gibbon's "Decline & Fall"

See the learned and rational work of the President Goguet, de l'Origine des Loix, des Arts, et des Sciences. He traces from facts or conjectures (tom. i. p. 147-337, edit. 12mo.) the first and most difficult steps of human invention.

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