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" After laying down my pen, 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... "
Landmarks of English Literature - Page 273
by Henry James Nicoll - 1886 - 460 pages
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 22

Sports - 1828
...mountains. The air was temperate, the sky iras serene, the silver orb of the moon vas reflec'cd on the waters, and all Nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of j*y on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of uiv fame. But my pride was...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...orb of the moon was reflected from waters, and all nature was fi'ent. I will not diflemble the firft emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps., the eftablifhment of my fame. But my pride was foon humbled , and a fober melancholy was fprcad over my...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

Electronic journals - 1797
...the moon was reflefted from the waters, and all nature was iilerit. I will not diffemble the firfl emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the eftablifliment of my fame. But my pride was foon humbled, and a fober melancholy was fpread over my...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...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...my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...sky was serene, the silver orb of the noon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was alien I. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on...the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon hum* bled, and a sober melancholy was spread over mjr imind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...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 silent. I wiH not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and perhaps the establishment...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the filver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was filent. I will not diflemble the firft emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps,...
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The General biographical dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...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...my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the " idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...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...my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1814
...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...I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled,...
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