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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,... "
The Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ... - Page 222
by Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 pages
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the ..., Volume 22; Volume 72

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 - 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

1813
...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 - 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 Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...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...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 - 1816
...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...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 everlasting...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...the fake, and the mountain*. '22 GIBSON'S WORKS. The air was temperate, the sky serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and...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

1849
...prospect of the country, the lake, and mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and...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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