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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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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1839 - 455 pages
...reflected from the waters, and all nature was 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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The Eclectic Review, Volume 6; Volume 70

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1839
...recovery of my freedom, and perhaps the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon hum. bled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by...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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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...reflected from the waters, and all nature was 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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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - Literature - 1840 - 357 pages
...reflected from the waters, and all nature was 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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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (historien).) - Literature - 1840 - 357 pages
...mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and thai whatsoever might be the future date of my History,...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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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - Commercial geography - 1842
...melancholy was spread over my mind, by the Idea that 1 had taken an everlasting leave of an old anil agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be...life of the historian must be short and precarious." When Inglls visited Lausanne a few years ago, the library of the historian is said to have been complete,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 2

1843
...an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." Yes! — there we were in the self-same garden. The acacias still waved their trold"iiliair; the summerhouse...
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 2

John Holmes Agnew - 1843
...an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." Yes ! — there we were in the self-same garden. The acacias still waved their golden hair; the summerhouse...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...laying down my pen, I took severa! turns in a berceau, or covered Residence of Gibbon at Lausanne. r joyless bed, } .aken wives and mothers never wed,...tear ~ .nd crippled age with more than" rolled. H historian adds two facts which have seldom occurred in the composition of six or even five quartos...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...perhaps the establishment of my fame. But my pride wa,soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spreaJ e, And Jura answers, through precarioui.'* The historian adds two facts which have seldom occurred in the composition of six or...
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