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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 Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849
...an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion ; and that, whatever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."-Lt/, p. 255, 8vo edition. Hume's account of his own life is a model of perspicuity,...
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Autobiography: Illus. from His Letters, with Occasional Notes and Narratives

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...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 even five quartos. 1....
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The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
...of the country, the Lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silyer orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and...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 five quartos. 1....
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1846 - 301 pages
...the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." (" Life," ch. x.) He returned for a few months to London, in order to superintend the publication of...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in ..., Volume 2; Volume 123

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1846
...the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." (' Life,' ch. x.) He returned for a few months to London, in order to superintend the publication of...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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." Gibbon's early education was defective, although his amount of general reading before he went to Oxford...
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Notes of a Tour in Switzerland in the Summer of 1847

Baptist Wriothesley Noel - Switzerland - 1848 - 308 pages
...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." It was a natural sadness. Men of the world often outlive the sources of their enjoyment ; and at best...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66

Scotland - 1849
...an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion; and that, whatever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." — (Life, p. 255, 8vo edition.) Hume's account of his own life is a model of perspicuity, modesty,...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - English literature - 1849 - 540 pages
...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." From Lausanne Gibbon again returned to England for a short time, but he came back again to Switzerland,...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

1849
...an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion; and that, whatever might be the future fate ` ' Lss9 # 9 F#[ p ! X q\m ]# "-Life,, p. 255, 8vo edition. Hume's account of his own life is a model of perspicuity, modesty, and...
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