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

Popular Biography: Embracing the Most Eminent Characters of Every Age ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1832 - 526 páginas
...zerland, and Italy; ting France, S\vitnd it was while he at musing among the ruins of the Capitol, and the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing a history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire first arose in his mind....
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

A History of English Literature in a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - 1862 - 538 páginas
...circumstances in which the great resolve was made : — "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." The same man, Edward...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Letters from Rome to Friends in England, Volumen1

John William Burgon - 1862 - 420 páginas
...One can quite understand Gibbon's statement, that " as he 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 his mind." That was in 1764,...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Biographical outlines of English literature

David Pryde - 1862 - 142 páginas
...some great historical work, and as he sat one evening, amid the ruins of the City of the Csesars, " while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter," the subject of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire was suggested. When all the volumes of the...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Volumen1

Robert Chambers - 1862
...at Home,' says he, ' 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." It is to be observed...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Literature, its rise, progress, fortunes and advantages, an address

Charles Spence (of Liverpool.) - 1863
...work. " 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." Gay's " Beggars' Opera"...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volumen118

1863
...his immortal work presented itself to his mind as he sat ' musing amidst the ruins of the ' Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the ' Temple of Jupiter.' But his original plan, as he himself adds, ' was circumscribed to the decay of the city rather than...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...HISTORY. 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...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

A journey due east, the journal of a five-months trip to Lower Egypt [&c.].

Christopher Cooke - 1864
...bright sun, and returning from the Coliseum to the Capitol, where, as he sat " musing amidst its ruins, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, the idea of writing the Decline and Pall of the city first started to the mind " of Gibbon. Afterwards...
Vista completa - Acerca de este libro

The Enlightenment: An Interpretation, Volumen1

Peter Gay - 1995 - 555 páginas
...moment. "It was at Rome, on the i5th of October 1764, as I sat musing amid 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."3 For all his emotions,...
Vista previa limitada - Acerca de este libro




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