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" It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the 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... "
A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ... - Page 141
by John Murray - 1838
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1796
...was begun May 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...
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

1796
...conception : I mnll now 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, " Ef.traOfrm Mr Gitkm't Cammta-flai £ui. " The IVth volume of the Hiftory of ihc Decline and Fall...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...now commemorate the hour of roy final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the z7th 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...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...conception: I shall now 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 the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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The Port Folio

1813
...excessive vanity and conceit." Speaking of finishing his history he says: " It was on the day, or rather night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer house in my garden: after laying down my pen I took several turns...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1813
...conception : I fhall now 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 the laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...conception : I shall now 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 the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...conception : 1 shall now 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 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1814 - 32 pages
...conception : I shall now 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 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...for the consumption of this precious fuel. *16. 1794. GIBBON DIED. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page * in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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