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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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The Powers of Genius: A Poem, in Three Parts

John Blair Linn - 1802 - 191 pages
...the enthusiasm which 1 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 lost...
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General Biography: Or, Lives, Critical and Historical, of the Most ..., Volume 4

John Aikin - Biography - 1803
...took place in -1765 > and ne tlius in glowing language describcd his sensations on entering Rome : " After a sleepless night, I trod, with a lofty step,...forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, vas at once present to my eye ; and several <hys of intoxication were...
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The powers of genius, a poem

John Blair Linn - 1804
...the enthusiasm which I do not feel, I have ever scorned to affect. But at the distance of twentyfive 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...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 cnce present to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...into Italy, which he accomplished in 1 765. He thus speaks on the occasion of his entering Rome: " After a sleepless night, I trod, with a lofty step,...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 lest...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1811
...kindled an enthusiasm in which he seldom indulged. " At the distance of twenty-five years," says he, " I can neither forget nor express the strong emotions...mind as I first approached and entered the eternal cilj/. After a sleepless night, I trode with a lofty step the b ruins of the forum ; 'each memorable...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1816
...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...eternal city. After a sleepless night, I trod, with ii lofty step, the ruins of the Forum : each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

England - 1849
...in some parallel passages attempted by Chateaubriand and Lamartine. " At the distance of twenty-five years, I can neither forget nor express the strong...memorable spot — where Romulus stood, or Tally spoke, or C.-rsar fell — was at onca present to my eyes; and several days of intoxication were lost, or enjoyed,...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Nature - 1823
...external objects, are well described by Gibbon. " At the distance of five and twenty years," said he, " I can neither forget nor express the strong emotions, which agitated my breast, as I first approached the ETERNAL CITY. After a sleepless night, I trod, with lofty step, the...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...de son maître de ce qu'il n'avoit pas fait l'impossible. Le roi de Prusse se pique de se connottre mind as I first approached and entered the eternal city. After a sleepless night I trod, with a lefty step, the en physionomie, science qu'il estime, et qui doit plain- aux rbis, parcequ'il semble...
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