The first known instance in the English language was a sentence translated from a text written by the French mathematician and philosopher Blaise Pascal.The French statement appeared in a letter in a collection called “Lettres Provinciales” in the year 1657: My Letters were not wont to come so close one in the neck of another, nor yet to be so large.Pope Saint Gregory I, also known as the Great, was the Pope of the Catholic Church between 590 and 604 AD. (Astute readers may suspect this to be a scandal, but this was at a time before the clergy took vows of celibacy.) His father was named Gordianus, and he was a senator and a Prefect of Rome. Although the Western Roman Empire had collapsed long before his birth, many ancient Roman families still commanded great wealth and influence in the city. His great-great-grandfather was Pope Felix III who reigned from 483 to 492.The Reader will I doubt too soon discover that so large an interval of time was not spent in writing this discourse; the very length of it will convince him, that the writer had not time enough to make a shorter.
The plague was the most severe outbreak of deadly disease the world had ever known and remained the worst such incident until the Black Death in the 14th century.But the number of different people credited with this comment is so numerous that an explanatory appendix would have been required, and the letter was already too long.Here is a partial list of attributions I have seen: Mark Twain, George Bernard Shaw, Voltaire, Blaise Pascal, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Winston Churchill, Pliny the Younger, Cato, Cicero, Bill Clinton, and Benjamin Franklin. Quote Investigator: Some of the attributions you have listed are spurious, but several are supported by solid evidence.This will be your main page when looking for specific tv shows to watch online for free.Project free tv has always been number one in providing full tv series and will never shutdown.