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" I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame. 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... "
The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Page 28
by Edward Gibbon - 1811
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the ..., Volume 22; Volume 72

1828
...establishment of uiv fame. 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...future fate of my history, the life of the historian might be short and precarious!" Now mark the difference of NJMKOD'S style, though [ fear I we can not...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1814 - 32 pages
...establishment of my fame. 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...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,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...establishment of my fame. 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...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,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...establishment of my fame. 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...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...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...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 an everlasting leave...future fate of my history, the life of the HISTORIAN might be short and precarious." Of the merit of the execution of the several Volumes of this extensive...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...establishment of my fame. 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...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...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...establishment of my fame. 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, whatever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1823
...establishment of my fame. 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...future fate of my history, the life of the historian might be short and precarious!" How much do Haller and Hotze, so celebrated by Zimmermann and Lavater,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...establishment of my fame. But my pride waź 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 whatever might be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon bumbled, 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 whatever might be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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