Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Libros Libros
" 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. "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Página 236
1830
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The American Encyclopedia of History, Biography and Travel, Comprising ...

W. O. Blake - 1856 - 1007 páginas
...months at Lausanne, he proceeded to Home, where, as ' he sat musing amongst the ruins of the capital, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to his mind.' He returned from Italy...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

New Biographies of Illustrious Men

1857 - 456 páginas
...at Rome," says he, "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." M. Suard fancifully...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

1774-1780.-

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1858
...says, at Rome, on (he 15th of October, 1764, as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, and 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 his mind. It was on the night...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumen2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...of a striking and romantic nature. ' As I sat musing,' he says, ' amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind." Many years, however,...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Quarterly Journal of the American Unitarian Association, Volumen5

1858
...occurred to his mind as a thought, at Rome, one evening as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter. " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception ; I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The works of Isaac Disraeli (ed. by B. Disraeli).

Isaac Disraeli - 1859
...Bome," says Gibbon, " on the 15th of October, 176-1, 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...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 432 páginas
...: " It was at Rome, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, on the 15th of October, 1764, 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. It was on the day,...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Once a Week

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1861 - 742 páginas
[ Lo sentimos, el contenido de esta página está restringido. ]
Vista de fragmentos - Acerca de este libro

The North British Review, Volúmenes32-33

1860
...interesting it is to be told by Gibbon, that " it was when he was mus ing in 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 his mind." The motive arising...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The North British review

1860
...theme before. " At Home, 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, the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind." So too the history...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro




  1. Mi biblioteca
  2. Ayuda
  3. Búsqueda avanzada de libros
  4. Descargar EPUB
  5. Descargar PDF