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" It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. "
A Dictionary of Biography: Comprising the Most Eminent Characters of All ... - Página 285
por Richard Alfred Davenport - 1832 - 527 páginas
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Geographical Delineations: Or, A Compendious View of the Natural and ...

John Aikin - 1807 - 416 páginas
...on the sensible mind. " It was (says Gibbon) as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the capital, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of this city first started into my mind." What, indeed, could be a more speaking...
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Curiosities of literature, Volumen1

Isaac Disraeli - 1807
...(says Gibbon) on the 15th of October, 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed Friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the City first started to my mind. Father Mallebranche having compleated his...
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The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire, Volumen8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. But my original plan was circumscribed to...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volumen66

1849
...investigation. It was at Rome, on the 15th October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruina of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing this Decline and Fall of tife city first started to my mind. But my original plan was circumscribed...
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Curiosities of literature. (Repr. of the 7th ed.).

Isaac Disraeli - 1824
...says Gibbon, " on the 15th of October, 1764), as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the City first started to my mind." Father Malebranche having completed his...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter,* that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. But my original plan was circumscribed to...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volumen14

1830
...It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter,* that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. But my original plan was circumscribed to...
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION: CONTAINING ORIGINAL ...

JOHN LIMBIRD - 1830
...15th of October (in the year following), as he sat musing among the ruins of the capítol, " while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter," that his idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the Roman empire entered his mind. Gibbon returned to England...
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The tourist in Italy

Thomas Roscoe - 1831
...It was at Rome, on the 15th October, 1764, as I sate musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, whilst the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the city first started to my mind." The Temple of Jupiter, to which the historian...
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Italy, Volumen3

1831
...exceedingly uneven from age. It was in this church, ' as he sat musing amid the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter,' that Gibbon first conceived, as he tells us, the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the City. To a...
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