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" 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, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an... "
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Band 7

1855
...will not dissemble th first emotions of joy on recovery of m freedom,$and, perhaps, the establishmen of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy wa spread over my mind, by the idea that had taken an everlasting leave of ai old and agreeable companion...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856 - 438 Seiten
...of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent." — " I will not," he adds, " dissemble the first emotions of joy on recovery of...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...
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The National Review, Band 3

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1856
...reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom and, perhaps, the establishment...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...
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The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

William O. Blake - 1856 - 1007 Seiten
...from the waters, and all nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy, 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 everlastmg leave of an old and agreeable companion,...
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New Biographies of Illustrious Men

1857 - 408 Seiten
...J Memoirs, p. 166. and all nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment...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...
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The Christian Tradition: A History of the Development of Doctrine, Volume 5 ...

Jaroslav Pelikan - 1971 - 413 Seiten
...volume: "I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on recovery of my freedom," Gibbon acknowledged; "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." For me, the joy and the melancholy...
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Gibbon's Solitude: The Inward World of the Historian

W. B. Carnochan - 1987 - 225 Seiten
...lays down his pen, cherishes prospects of freedom and fame, but then contemplates mortality and loss: "But my pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken my everlasting leave of an old and agreable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the...
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Fictions of Reality in the Age of Hume and Johnson

Leopold Damrosch - 1989 - 262 Seiten
...lost. It is also the life work of an author who loses a large part of himself when it is finished: "My pride was soon humbled, and a sober melancholy was spread over my mind by the idea that I had taken my everlasting leave of an old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - 1998 - 1089 Seiten
...reflected from the waters, and .ill nature was silent. I will not dissemble the first emotions ofjoy on the recovery of my freedom, and, perhaps, the establishment of my fame. But my pride was soon humbled, and a sobre melancholy was spread over my mind, by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave of an old...
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Dispersal and Renewal: Hong Kong University During the War Years

Clifford Matthews, Oswald Cheung - 1998 - 508 Seiten
...all was strange. 'I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom, . . . 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.' Gibbon, E., Autobiography, p....
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