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" I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was... "
Odd Fellows' Literary Casket - Page 144
1854
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Travels on the Continent, Sicily, and the Lipari Islands

Richard Duppa - Architecture - 1829 - 494 pages
...taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and whatsoever might be the future fate of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."* LUCERNE. Just out of the town of Lucerne is a monument to honour the memory of the Swiss who fell on...
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The Tourist in Switzerland and Italy

Thomas Roscoe - Fore-edge paintings - 1830 - 278 pages
...last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berfeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect...over the dismissal of the Jerusalem : But this is o'er—my pleasant task is done, My long-sustaining friend of many years! If I do blot thy final page...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...ray garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acudas. the help of a liberal education, long reading, and...amongst us ; the knowledge or men aud manners, the historian adds two facts which have seldom occurred in the composition of six or even five quartos;...
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Literary Port Folio, Issues 1-26

1830
...silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and perhap'a the establishment of my fame; but my pride was soon...precarious." The sentiment of regret thus breathed by Gibbon his been no less beautifully expressed in the verse of Lord Byron, who has made Tasso lament in the...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 16

1830
...reflected from the waters, and all nature woe silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on recovery of my freedom, and perhaps the establishment...life of the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts which have seldom occurred in the composition of six, or at least of five, quartos....
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Atkinson's Casket, Volume 8

Songs - 1833
...my mind by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, andthat whatsoever might be the future date of my history,...life of the historian must be short and precarious." Lausanne and Forney, as the abodes of Voltaire and of Gibbon, have been finely apostrophised by Lord...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...the waters, and all nature was silent. I will not • See preface to the Life of Mahomet, p. 10, 11. dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery...life of the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition of six, or even of five, quartos....
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1837 - 848 pages
...dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recover}' of my freedomT and, perhaps, the establislmient of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober...life of the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition of six, or even of five, quartos....
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The Metropolitan, Volume 22

English literature - 1838
...taken everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might he the future fate of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." The sensations of Gibbon at this memorable moment reminds us of the feelings described by Bruce the traveller,...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1839
...last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect...life of the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition of six, or at least five quarto...
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