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" I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the 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... "
A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the Various ... - Page 142
by John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
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Sporting Magazine: Or, Monthly Calendar of the ..., Volume 22; Volume 72

Hunting - 1828 - 562 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion ; and that, whatsoever might be the future fate of my history, the life of the historian might be short and precarious!"...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805 - 512 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious....
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813 - 716 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion, and that whatever might be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814 - 726 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious....
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 548 pages
...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, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious....
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814 - 544 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion, and that whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious....
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817 - 494 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion, and that, whatsoever might be the future date of my History, the life of the historian might be short and precarious....
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817 - 610 pages
...fame. But my pride was soon humbled,, and a sober melancholy 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 future fate of my history, the life of the HISTORIAN might be short and precarious."...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

England - 1849 - 802 pages
...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 old and agreeable companion; and that, whatever might be the future fate of my History, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823 - 592 pages
...But my pride waź 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, and that whatever might be the future date of my history, the life of the historian must be short and precarious."...
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