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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... "
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham - Page 220
by Englishmen - 1836
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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
...my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau , or covered walk of acacias , which commands a profpect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate , the fky was ferene , }he filver orb of the moon was reflected from waters, and all nature was fi'ent. I...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
...down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpeft of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the iky was ferene, the (ilver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and ail nature was filent....
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpecl of the country, the lake? and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the filvcr orb of the moon was rtflt&ed from the waters, and all nature was filent....
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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 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...garden. 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...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 Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1811 - 517 pages
...garden. Afler 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 silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waves, and all nature was silent." " Much has been done of late years by the Canton of Vaud to improve...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...garden. 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...temperate, the 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...
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The Port Folio

1813
...garden: 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...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
...down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpect 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....
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