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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. "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Página 236
1830
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Leisure Hours in a Country Parsonage; Or Strictures on Men, Manners, and Books

John Keefe Robinson - 1850
...:—" It was at Borne, 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 entered my mind." Happy infirmity of purpose,...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 páginas
...COMMENCEMENT AND CONCLUSION OF HIS GREAT WORK. IN Rome, as I sat musing 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. * * * * It was on the...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumen2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...of a striking and romantic nature. ' As I sat musing,' he says, ' amidst 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 my mind.' Many years, however,...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1853
...says, at Rome, on the 1 5th of October, 1 764, 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...
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HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE PEACE OF UTRECHT TO THE PEACE OF VERSAILLES

LORD MAHON - 1853
...says, at Rome, on the 1 5th of October, 1 764, 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...
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The History of English Literature: With an Outline of the Origin and Growth ...

William Spalding - 1853 - 413 páginas
...us astray. His work was first conceived in Rome, " as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter : " and its prevalent tone might, with no very wide stretch of fancy, be supposed to retain symptoms...
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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volumen6

George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
...friends, he proceeded to Italy. It was at Rome, as " he sat musing amongst 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 his mind." He returned from Italy...
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Behind the Scenes, Volumen1

Baroness Rosina Bulwer Lytton Lytton - 1854 - 531 páginas
...pondering upon the great work upon which his future fame was to rest. It was amid the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the historian mused over the plan of his " Decline and Fall ; " and it was amid the destruction of...
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A Course of English Reading: Adapted to Every Taste and Capacity : with ...

James Pycroft - 1854 - 313 páginas
...directing it to suitable employments. Had not Gibbon sat " musing amidst the •uins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, the idea of the "decline and fall of the eity" might not have " started in his mind." Many an author...
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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volúmenes1-2

James Hamilton - 1854
...Rome," 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 (then a church of the Franciscans), that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first...
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