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" After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate: I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life. My cure was accelerated by a faithful report of the tranquillity and cheerfulness of... "
The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ... - Page 68
by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 pages
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The English Review, Or, An Abstract of English and Foreign Literature, Volume 28

Curiosities and wonders - 1796
...my fate. I fighed as a lover, I obeyed as a fon ; my wound was infenfibly healed by time, abfence, and the habits of a new life; My cure was accelerated by a faithful report of the tranquillity and cheerfulnefs of 'the lady herfelf, and my love fubiided in fricndlhip and eileem. The minifter of Crafly...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...fate: I fighed as a lover , I obeyed as a fon " ; my wound was infenfibly healed by time, abfencei and the . habits of a new life. My cure was accelerated by a faithful report of the- tranquillity and cheerfulnefs of the lady herfelf , and my love fubfided in friendfhip and efteem. The minifter of Crafly...
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 99

1796
...fate: I flghed as a Ħover, 1 obeyed аз a fon j my wound was infenfibly healed by time, abfence, and the habits of a new life. My cure was accelerated by a faithful report of the tranquillity and cheerfulnefs of die lady herftlf, and my love fnbfided in friendfliip and efteem. Tiie minifter of...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1796 - 726 pages
...fate : I fighed as a lover, I obeyed as a fon * ; my wound was infenfibly healed by time, abfertce, and the habits of a new life. My cure was. accelerated by a faithful report of the tranquillity, and cheerfulnefs of the lady herfelf, and, my love fubfidcd in friendfhip and efleem. The rniuifter of...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...my fate : I fighe4 as a lover, I obeyed as a fon l my wound was infenfibllr healed by time, abfence, and the habits of a new life. My cure was accelerated by a faithful report of the tranquillity and cheerfulncfs of the lady herfelf ; and Iny love fubfided m friendfliip and efteem.'' This lady however...
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The Edinburgh Magazine, Or, Literary Miscellany, Volume 8

Books and bookselling - 1797
...fighed as a lover, I obeyed as a Ton ; my wound was infeniibly healed by time, abfence, and the liabits of a new life. My cure was accelerated by a faithful report of the tranquillity and cheerfulnefs of the lady herfelf, and my love fubfided in friendlhip and efteem. The minifterof Graffy...
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General biography; or, Lives, critical and historical, of the most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - 1803
...After a painful struggle," he says, " I yielded to my fate. I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son ; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and the habits of a new life." No blame seems to have been imputed to him on this occasion. The lady was well indemnified for her...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...helpless. After a painful struggle I yielded to my fate : I sighed as a lover, I obeyed as a son*; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and...subsided in friendship and esteem. The minister of Crassy soon afterwards died ; his stipend died with him ; his daughter retired to Geneva, wbcre, by...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 212

England - 1922
...fruitless love affair with Mile, de Curchod. " My cure was accelerated," writes Gibbon in his memoirs, " by a faithful report of the tranquillity and cheerfulness of the lady herself " ; but the report was perhaps not so faithful as he liked to imagine, for a Swiss pastor who knew...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...helpless. After a painful struggle, I yielded to my fate ; I sighed as a lover, I oheyed as a son ; my wound was insensibly healed by time, absence, and...friendship and esteem. The minister of Grassy soon afterward died; his stipend died with him; his daughter retired to Geneva, where, by teaching young...
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