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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 Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 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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Quarterly Journal of the American Unitarian Association, Volume 5

Unitarian churches - 1858
...freedom, and perhaps the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken...life of the historian must be short and precarious." I had already twice or thrice read Gibbon's Memoirs of himself. But I have read them again with great...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1874
...taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatever might be the fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious.' Mr. O'Flanagan's hopes and fears, pleasures and affections, have been similarly bound up in his ' Lives...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 8

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1859
...hours of 11 and 12, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer house in my garden. . . . The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver...life of the historian must be short and precarious." He went over to England bearing the manuscript of the last 3 volumes with him, and on his 51st birthday,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1859 - 762 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 New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volume 8

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1859
...mind by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion ; and tli.it whatsoever might be the future date of my history,...life of the historian must be short and precarious." He went over to England bearing the manuscript of the last 8 volumes with him, and on hie 51st birthday,...
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Beeton's Dictionary of universal information, comprising geography ..., Volume 2

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1859
...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." The French revolution now began to disturb the neighbouring states, and Mr. Gibbon returned to England,...
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The new American cyclopędia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana, Volume 8

American cyclopaedia - 1860
...hours of 11 and 12, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer house in my garden. . . . The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver...life of the historian must be short and precarious." He went over to England bearing the manuscript of the last 3 volumes with him, and on his 51st birthday,...
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Government examinations, a companion to 'Under government' and a key to the ...

Joseph Charles Parkinson - 1860
...over my mind, by the idea " that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable com" panion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date of my...life of the historian must be short and precarious." ORTHOGRAPHICAL EXERCISES. Set only to Candidates for Clerkships and similar positions. The Candidate...
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A complete practical guide to her majesty's Civil service, by a certificated ...

Civil service
...that I had taken an everlasting leave of 'an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever migtit be the future • date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." It shall suffice in this place to say that a weak judgment, and some vanity and much pride, will hurry...
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