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" But 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 companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must... "
Lives of Men of Letters & Science who Flourished in the Time of George III. - Page 304
by Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1846
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...the idea that I had taken an everlasting 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. 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...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, 1 will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition * * Memolrci Secretes de 1st Cour...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...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...life of the historian must be short and precarious." AMERICAN SCENfiRY— FOR THE PORT FOLIO. LEMON HILL, which the annexed plate represents, is the seat...
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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
...the idea that I had taken an everlasting 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. 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 General biographical dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
..." idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1817
...idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious. I wfll add two facts which have seldom occurred in the composition of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66

Literary Criticism - 1849
...an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion; and that, whatever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious." — (/.:/'', p. 255, 8vo edition.) Hume's account of his own life is a model of perspicuity, modesty,...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Thomas Hood, Theodore Edward Hook, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment...life of the historian must be short and precarious." . The acacias still flourish, as does the weeping willow wlűch he planted, and I need not add, that...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

Religion - 1823
...waters, and all nature was- silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of nry freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame....life of the historian must be short and precarious." The acacias still flourish, as does the weeping willow which he planted, and I need not add, that the...
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