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" After a sleepless night, I trod, with a lofty step, the ruins of the Forum; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye; and several days of intoxication were lost or enjoyed before I could descend... "
The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 194
by Edward Gibbon - 1814
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Essays, political, historical and miscellaneous

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1850
...in some parallel passages attempted by Chateaubriand and Lamartine. "At the distance of twenty-five years, I can neither forget nor express the strong...lofty step the ruins of the Forum. Each memorable spot—where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Cscsar fell—was at once present to my eyes ; and several...
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The History of the Papal States: From Their Origin to the Present Day, Volume 3

John Miley - Papal States - 1850
...very first night he entered the city. " After a sleepless night," he says, " I trod with lofty steps the ruins of the Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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Critical and miscellaneous essays, by an octogenarian (J. Roche).

James Roche - 1850
...peuple roi, et reine encor du monde." " After a sleepless night," he says, " I trod with lofty steps the ruins of the Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, with notes by ...

Edward Gibbon - 1854
...the enthusiasm which I do not feel I have ever scorned to affect. But at the distance of twenty-five years I can neither forget nor express the strong...Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Cae?ar fell, was at once present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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The boy's second help to reading: a selection of choice passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854
...intoxicating draught that is described with such noble enthusiasm by Gibbon. " At the distance of twentyfive years, I can neither forget nor express the strong...the ruins of the Forum ; each memorable spot where Eomulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye, and several days of intoxication...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 6

1855
...enthusiasm, which I do not feel I ha,ve ever «corned to affect ; but at the distance of twentylive years I can neither forget nor express the strong emotions which agitated my mind a» I approached and entered the eternal city, after a sleepless night, and trod with a lofty step...
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The Pilgrimage to Rome: a Poem, in Two Books

1863 - 166 pages
...Cronica, L. viii. c. 36. Gibbon's striking language is well known : " At the distance of twenty-five years, I can neither forget nor express the strong...Forum ; each memorable spot where "Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Csesar fell, was at once present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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The Autobiography and Correspondence of Edward Gibbon, the Historian

Historians - 1869 - 356 pages
...enthusiasm which I do not feel, I have ever scorned to affect. But, at the distance of twenty-five years, I can neither forget nor express the strong...Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Cassar fell, was at once present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volume 2

Edith Emily Smith - 1876
...enthusiasm which I do not feel, I have ever scorned to affect. But, at the distance of twenty-five years, I can neither forget nor express the strong...Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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A Book about Travelling, Past and Present

Thomas Allan Croal - Transportation - 1877 - 608 pages
...intoxicating draught which is described with such noble enthusiasm by Gibbon: 'At the distance of twenty-five years I can neither forget nor express the strong...entered the Eternal City. After a sleepless night, I strode with a lofty step the ruins of the Forum ; each memorable spot, where Romulus stood, or Tully...
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