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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His Life and ... - Page 163
by Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
...18, 1786, and ended June 27, 1787. '.It was on the day, or rather night, of the tjth of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the lall page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau,...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of tleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the laft page, in £ fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau , or covered...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lojl lrnes of tin lajl ffige, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a kerftan, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpict of the country—the lake and the mountains....
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1811 - 517 pages
...last line of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. Afler laying down my pen I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias , which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1813
...commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the...
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The Port Folio

1813
...last lines of the last page in a summer house in my garden: after laying down my pen I took several turns in a berceau or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a; prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1814 - 32 pages
...last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the...
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