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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 history of English literature, in a series of biographical sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1862 - 538 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." Evening in the Capitol. The Acacia Walk. Early life and education. Changes of creed. His first work....
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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...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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Travelling notes in France, Italy and Switzerland of an invalid [J. Strang].

John Strang - 1863
...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." * Madlle. Curchod became the wife of Mons. Necker, the minister and legislator of the French Monarchy....
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting li-ave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever...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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Swiss pictures, drawn by E. Whymper

Samuel Manning - 1866
...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." From Lausanne to Neufchatel there is little to detain the tourist. The railway winds round the lower...
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Swiss Pictures Drawn with Pen and Pencil

Samuel Manning - Switzerland - 1866 - 214 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." From Lausanne to Neufchatel there is little to detain the tourist. The railway winds round the lower...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 3

John Ramsay McCulloch - Geography - 1866
...establishment of mv fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, bv the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of...life of the historian must be short and precarious.' Voltaire, previously to his settling at Feniey. lived at Monrepos, a little distance from Lausanne,...
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A dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the ..., Volume 3

John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1866
...I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whati-ocver might he the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious.' Voltaire, previously to his settling at Ferney, liv.xl at Mourepos, a little distance from Lausanne,...
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OUTLINES OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW, B.A. - 1866
...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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