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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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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of Various ...

John Ramsay M'Culloch - Geography - 1854
...idea that 1 had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that what* soever might be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." When Inglis visited Lausanne a few years ago, the library of the historian is said to have bet-n complete,...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 7

Biography - 1855
...everlasting leave of ai old and agreeable companion ; and tha whatsoever might be the future date o my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." After remaining four years at Lau sanne, Gibbon resolved to revisit Eng land and his friend Lord Sheffield,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsc-eitr might be the future date of my History, the 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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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - English literature - 1856 - 438 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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The National Review, Volume 3

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1856
...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." Mr. Grate's history is completed. Among many contemporary narratives remaining, or likely to remain...
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New Biographies of Illustrious Men

Biography - 1857 - 408 pages
...temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb pf the moon was reflected from the waters, ' Memoirs, p. 16C. and all nature was silent. I will not dissemble the...life of the historian must be short and precarious." 1 Sad that the Consolations of Philosophy should have offered nothing better than this ! Taking the...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting' leave of tin old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might...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 fire, quartos....
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...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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Parliamentary Papers, Volume 25

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons - Bills, Legislative - 1858
...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...the historian must be short and precarious." * The numbers should be written in letters, not in figures. ORTHOGRAPHICAL EXERCISES. (^Set only to Candidates...
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Report of Her Majesty's Civil Service Commissioners: Together with ..., Volume 3

1858
...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...the historian must be short and precarious." * The numbers should be written in letters, not in figures. ORTHOGRAPHICAL EXERCISES. only to Candidates...
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