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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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...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.' From Lausanne he returned to London to superintend the publication of his three last volumes, the appearance...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 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. GIBBON'S FIRST LOVE. I HESITATE, from the apprehension of ridicule, when I approach the delicate subject...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Commercial geography - 1851
...of my fame. But my pride was • soon humble*!, and a sober melancholy was spread over my in I net, by the Idea that I had taken an everlasting leave...life of the historian must be short and precarious." When Inglls vUlted tausanne a few years ago, the library of the historian is said to have been complete,...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Commercial geography - 1851
...that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever mirfht be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." When l'iiílu visited Lausanne a few years ago, the library of the historian Is said to have been completo,...
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Switzerland and Savoy

David Bogue - Savoy (France and Italy) - 1852 - 343 pages
...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." The house in which the two friends resided still bears the name of the Grotto, but the garden has been...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 45

1854
...which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the eky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected...my history, the life of the historian must be short und precarious." Ile, a man, wrote for fame, for the sake of the fame itself. /, a woman, wrote, too,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1854
...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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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 1-2

James Hamilton - 1854
...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 history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...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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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volume 1

1854
...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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