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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 berccau, or covered... "
A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen - Page 220
by George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

1796
...preiumed m mark the moment of 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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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...matk the moment of concep. tion: I fhall now comme<rorate the hour of my final 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...
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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 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 Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1811 - 517 pages
...removed. He alludes to them in the following remarkable passage : " It was on the day or rather the night of the 27th of June, 1787 , between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last line of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. Afler 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
...to mark the moment of 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 General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Alexander Chalmers - 1814 - 32 pages
...to mark the moment of 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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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 1814
...to mark the moment of 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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1816
...to mark the moment of 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,...I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk oí acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate,...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...to mark the moment of conception ; I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of accacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the fake, and the mountain*. '22 GIBSON'S WORKS....
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