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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... "
Atkinson's Casket - Page 26
1833
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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 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...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...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...
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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...freedom, and, perhaps, 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...
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The Port Folio

1813
...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...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...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 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 General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1814 - 32 pages
...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...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...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

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

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...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...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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