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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 Universal Magazine - Página 32
1796
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volumen15

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter (now the church of the Zoccolants, or Franciscan friarS) that the idea of writing the DECLINE and FALL of the city first started to his mind." But this appears to have been merely the effect of local emotion, for his...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

1814
...were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter (now the church of the Zoccolants, or Franciscan friars) that the idea of writing the DECLINE and FALL of the city first started to his mind." But this appears to have been merely the effect of local emotion, for his...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...eiBBON's WORKS. vespers in the Temple of Jupiter (DOW the Church of Tocculants or Franciscan Friars) that the idea of writing The Decline and Fall of the City first started into my mind!" Upon his return to England, the ensuing year, he felt regret that he was...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volumen22

1840
...as I Sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the hare- footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the City first started into my mind. — P. 184. And this, too, it has heen conjectured, was the moment which...
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Curiosities of Literature, Volumen1

Isaac Disraeli - 1824 - 472 páginas
...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 studies in philosophy and theology...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volumen1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...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 the decay of the city rather than...
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volumen14

1830
...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 the decay of the city rather than...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1829
...friars were singing vespers in the temple of Jupiter, (now the ' church of the Franciscan friars.) that the idea of writing the ' Decline and Fall of the City first started to my mind.' This idea, he afterwards extended to the Roman empire. Can there be a doubt...
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The Tourist in Italy, Volumen1

Thomas Roscoe - 1831 - 271 páginas
...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 alludes, is the church of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen50

1834
...1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted fryars 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.' — Miscellaneous Works, vol. ip 198. • Perhaps' (observes M. Suard) '...
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