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The Living Age - Page 466
1873
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the ..., Volume 22; Volume 72

1828
...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, whatsoever might be the future fate of my history, the life of the historian might be short and precarious!" Now mark the difference...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...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...life of the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition of six, or at least of five, quartos....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...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 leave of an old and agreeable...companion, and that whatsoever might be the future fate of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious, 1 will add two facts, which...
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The Port Folio

1813
...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 date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...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...life of the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition of six, or at least of five, quartos....
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...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...future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1814
...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...future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious. I will add two facts, which have seldom occurred in the composition...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...was soon humhled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken ли everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion,...whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life oí the historian must be short and precarious. I will add two facts. which have seldom occurred in...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...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...future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious. I wfll add two facts which have seldom occurred in the composition of...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...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 of an old and agreeable...companion ; and that, whatsoever might be the future fate of my history, the life of the HISTORIAN might be short and precarious." Of the merit of the execution...
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