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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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Historical Essays

James Ford Rhodes - Great Britain - 1909 - 335 pages
...of an unemotional man. "At the distance of twenty-five years," 1 Autobiography, 270. 107 he wrote, "I can neither forget nor express the strong emotions...Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood or Cicero spoke or Caesar fell was at once present to my eye." The admirer of Gibbon as he travels northward...
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STORIES OF AUTHORS

EDWIN WATTS CHUBB - 1910
...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...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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All's Love Yet All's Law

James Logan Gordon - Christian life - 1914 - 255 pages
...Gibbon thus describes the hour of his greatest inspiration : " After a sleepless night I trod, with lofty step, the ruins of the forum. Each memorable spot — where Romulus stood — where Tulley spoke — where Caesar fell — I viewed with intoxication. As I sat musing among...
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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - American essays - 1916 - 448 pages
...as it does, the enthusiasm of an unemotional man. "At the distance of twenty-five years," he wrote, "I can neither forget nor express the strong emotions...Forum; each memorable spot where Romulus stood or Cicero spoke or Caesar fell was at once present to my eye." The admirer of Gibbon as he travels northward...
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Modern Essays

John Milton Berdan, John Richie Schultz, Hewette Elwell Joyce - American essays - 1915 - 448 pages
...as it does, the enthusiasm of an unemotional man. "At the distance of twenty-five years," he wrote, "I can neither forget nor express the strong emotions...Forum ; each memorable spot where Romulus stood or Cicero spoke or Caesar fell was at once present to my eye." The admirer of Gibbon as he travels northward...
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History of Christianity: Comprising All that Relates to the Progress of the ...

Edward Gibbon, Peter Eckler - Church history - 1916 - 86 pages
...AUTHOR'S LIKE. " 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/i?//, was at once pres" ent to my eye ; and several days of intoxication were...
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A Literary History of England

Tucker Brooke, Matthias A.. Shaaber - Literary Criticism - 1959 - 462 pages
...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 Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye; and several days of intoxication were lost...
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The Enlightenment: An Interpretation, Volume 1

Peter Gay - History - 1995 - 555 pages
...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 Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye, and several days of intoxication were lost...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 319 pages
...his first determining to write on the decline and fall of the Roman Empire, when on a visit to Italy: 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 lost...
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What is Scripture?: A Comparative Approach

Wilfred Cantwell Smith - Religion - 1994 - 400 pages
...and 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...sleepless night I trod with a lofty step the ruins of the 184 Forum; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell was at once present...
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