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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... "
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836 - 262 pages
...turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, whidh commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky...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,...
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1836 - 524 pages
...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...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,...
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works ...

1836
...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...I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame." This last point was. in his...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: The works of William Cowper. His life ...

William Cowper - 1835 - 360 pages
...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...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,...
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The Christian Review, Volume 13

1848 - 668 pages
...I will not dissemble," he says, " the first emotions of joy which took possession of my mind on the recovery of my freedom, and perhaps the establishment...my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken an everlasting farewell of an old and agreeable companion,...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837 - 522 pages
...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...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,...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 878 pages
...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...the waters, and all nature was silent. I will not • See preface to the Life of Mahomet, p. 10, 11. dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 882 pages
...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...the waters, and all nature was silent. I will not * See preface to the Life of Mahomet, p. 10, 11. I 1 have followed the judicious precept of the Abbe1...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1304 pages
...turns in a ferffaii, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky...moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature wag silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps,...
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The Duchess de la Vallière: A Play in Five Acts

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1837 - 1048 pages
...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...the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waves, and all nature was silent." What a picture I Who does not enter into what must have been the...
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