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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... "
The Living Age - Pagina 17
1846
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, 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...leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious....
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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...leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious....
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The Boyhood of Great Men: Intended as an Example to Youth ...

John George Edgar - 1851 - 385 pagina’s
...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...agreeable companion, and that whatever might be the fitture fate of my history, the life of the author must be short and precarious." He survived for seven...
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The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 5 ...

Jaroslav Pelikan - 1991 - 361 pagina’s
...volume: "I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on recovery of my freedom," Gibbon acknowledged; "but my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy...everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion." For me, the joy and the melancholy are more than matched by the gratitude I sense to all those who...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 41

1897
...passionless nature Mr. Gibbon may have had, but it must have been also a singularly amiable one. ' I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery...freedom, and perhaps the establishment of my fame.' Throughout his life Gibbon thoroughly understood his own position. As a man of letters he had no vulgar...
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Gibbon's Solitude: The Inward World of the Historian

W. B. Carnochan - 1987 - 225 pagina’s
...lays down his pen, cherishes prospects of freedom and fame, but then contemplates mortality and loss: "But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy...was spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken my everlasting leave of an old and agreable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date...
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Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson

Leopold Damrosch - 1989 - 262 pagina’s
...lost. It is also the life work of an author who loses a large part of himself when it is finished: "My pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy...was spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken my everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date...
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A Line Out for a Walk: Familiar Essays

Joseph Epstein - 1992 - 336 pagina’s
...Edward Gibbon, for example, upon completion of his great history, noted: "I will not dissemble the firm emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame." As is now known, about Gibbons's fame there was no "perhaps" whatsoever. Gibbons's fame arrived on...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - 1998 - 1089 pagina’s
...reflected from the waters, and .ill nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions ofjoy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sobre melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old...
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Dispersal and Renewal: Hong Kong University During the War Years

Clifford Matthews, Oswald Cheung - 1998 - 508 pagina’s
...postwar years stand out as a time of lonely struggle in a land in which all was strange. 'I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, . . . But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that...
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