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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 waters,... "
On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Notes ... - Page 39
by Charles Bucke - 1841 - 329 pages
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of ..., Volume 22

Hunting - 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

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 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...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, the eftablifhment of my fame. But my pride was foon humbled, and a- fober melancholy was fpread over my...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Biography - 1814
...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 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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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...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 will not...the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humhled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken ли everlasting...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...GIBSON'S WORKS. The air was temperate, the sky serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent ! I will not...my pride was soon humbled,, and a sober melancholy spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

England - 1849
...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 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, and...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...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 will not...establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a soher melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old...
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