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

Isaac Disraeli - 1859
...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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Examination papers used at the examinations for admission to the Royal ...

Sandhurst roy. military coll - 1859 - 1869 páginas
...Rome," says Gibbon, "on the loth of October, 1769, as I sat musing amidst the ruius of the Capitol, that the idea of writing the ' Decline and Fall of the City ' first started to my mind." — Newton, when a student at Cambridge, had retired for a time into the...
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The North British Review, Volúmenes32-33

1860
...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 from the hope of LI 00 is not likely to act in the minds...
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The new American cyclopædia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana, Volumen8

American cyclopaedia - 1860
...1764, as I sat musing amid the ruins of the capítol, while 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 North British review

1860
...was when he was musing in the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singina vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall or the city first started to his mind." The motive arising from the hope of L.100 is not likely to...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volumen57

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1861
...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 the decay of the city rather than...
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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...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 Spiritual Magazine, Volúmenes3-4

1862
...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." How differently would this have -been described by an old Hebrew prophet....
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Something of Italy

William Chambers - 1862 - 133 páginas
...as he sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the barefooted friars were singing vespers, that the idea of writing the Decline and Fall of the city first started to his mind.' Our visit to Ara Cccli was to appearance unavailing. In the silent basilica,...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Volumen1

Robert Chambers - 1862
...as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers ng : ' If I survive, I'll make them five!' ' My Lady Rochford,' writes Horace Walpo first started to my mind." It is to be observed that he thought only of the history of the city, not...
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