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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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A Literary Companion to Rome: Including Ten Walking Tours

John Varriano - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 278 pages
...the 'several days of intoxification' he enjoyed when, in 1764 he first 'trod with a lofty step [into] the ruins of the Forum; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye'.3 Inspired by what he beheld, later in...
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Venice & the Grand Tour

Bruce Redford - Travel - 1996 - 137 pages
...whole, commits itself to Gibbon's own combination of passion and detachment: 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 Fatal Gift of Beauty: The Italies of British Travellers : an Annotated ...

Manfred Pfister - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 554 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...first approached and entered the eternal city. After a sleepness night, I trod, with a lofty step, the ruins of the Forum; each memorable spot where Romulus...
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Writing Rome: Textual Approaches to the City

Catharine Edwards - History - 1996 - 146 pages
...Rome: 'At the distance of twenty-five years I can neither forget nor " Cf. Spring (1972), 392. 403. express the strong emotions which agitated my mind...eternal city. After a sleepless night I trod with lofty step the ruins of the forum; each memorable spot where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke or Caesar...
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Barbarism and Religion: Volume 1, The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon, 1737–1764

J. G. A. Pocock - Political Science - 1999
...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...emotions which agitated my mind as I first approached and then entered the eternal City. After a sleepless night did Guise go to pick up the chaise? I trod with...
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Barbarism and Religion, Volume 1

J. G. A. Pocock - History - 2001 - 356 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...emotions which agitated my mind as I first approached and then entered the eternal City. After a sleepless night did Guise go to pick up the chaise? I trod with...
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A Traveller In Rome

H.v. Morton, v Morton - Travel - 2009 - 256 pages
...the idea of writing The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. 'After a sleepless night,' he wrote, 'I trod with a lofty step the ruins of the Forum; each memorable spot, where Romulus stood, or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell (how strange that Gibbon of all men should have made this error!), was...
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Art as Evidence: Writings on Art and Material Culture

Jules David Prown - Art - 2001 - 304 pages
...unusually knowledgeable and avid tourist, studied for eighteen weeks.23 He wrote that he "trod . . . the ruins of the Forum; each memorable spot where Romulus stood or Tully spoke, or Caesar fell, was at once present to my eye."24 The course that Byres gave Powel and...
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William Wordsworth's The Prelude: A Casebook

Stephen Gill - Literary Collections - 2006 - 406 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...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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From Stonehenge to Samarkand: An Anthology of Archaeological Travel Writing

Brian Fagan - Religion - 2006 - 291 pages
...great work, History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, while wandering through the Forum: 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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