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" ... with their number and variety. Whist, at shillings or halfcrowns, is the game I generally play, and I play three rubbers with pleasure. Between nine and ten we withdraw to our bread and cheese, and friendly converse, which sends us to bed at eleven;... "
Parallel Extracts Arranged for Translation Into English and Latin: With ... - Page 49
by John Edwin Nixon - 1892 - 87 pages
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812 - 316 pages
...converse, which sends us to bed at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private and numerous suppers, which I have not the courage to...laudable abstinence at the best furnished tables. Sifch is the skeleton of my life ; it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vital and...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814 - 544 pages
...friendly converse, which sends us to bed at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which I have not the...furnished tables. Such is the skeleton of my life ; it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vital and substantial parts, the characters...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 2

Edward Gibbon - 1827 - 408 pages
...friendly converse, which sends us to bed at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which I have not the...furnished tables. Such is the skeleton of my life ; it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vital and substantial parts, the characters...
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Autobiographies: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 15

Autobiographies - 1827 - 386 pages
...friendly converse, which sends us to bed at eleven; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which I have not the...furnished tables. Such is the skeleton of my life ; it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vital and substantial parts, the characters...
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Jenning's Landscape Annual, Volume 1

Europe - 1830 - 400 pages
...friendly converse, which sends us to bed at eleven; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which I have not the...laudable abstinence at the best furnished tables." The gifted conversation and kind manners of Gibbon attracted the friendship of some of the most estimable...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 878 pages
...to bed at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppei-s, which I have not the courage to resist, though I practise...furnished tables. Such is the skeleton of my life ; it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vital and substantial parts, the characters...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 1164 pages
...friendly converse, *hie!i sends us to bed at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which I have not the...resist, though I practise a laudable abstinence at the * His English valet de chambrc. best furnished tables. Such is the skeleton of my life ; it is impossible...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1844 - 738 pages
...friendly converse, which sends us to bed at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted y breath, like blazing flax, Man and his marvels pass...and wax, Are founded, flourish, and decay. Redeem ; it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vit»! and substantial parts, the characters...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...at eleven ; but these sober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which ] bers it is impossible to communicate a perfect idea of the vital and substantial parts, the characters of...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851 - 764 pages
...friendly convene, which sends us to bed at eleven ; but these lober hours are too often interrupted by private or numerous suppers, which I have not the courage to reut, though I practise a laudable abstinence at the be-t famished übles. Such is the skeleton of...
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