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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... "
Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham - Page 220
by Englishmen - 1836
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1823
...conception, (amid the ruins of Rome;) I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...shattered tool-house. "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 17S7," says Gibbon, " between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bcrceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake. a7id UKToT.....
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

1823
...was on the day, or rather night, of the 2~th of June. 1787," :.ws Gibbon, "between the hours of devra and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After 'aying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk *f acacias, which commands a...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...the garden to behold what the maiden called " La Gibbon" — an old shattered tool-house. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787," says Gibbon, " between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page,...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont)
...find he wrote the last words of his history between the hours of eleven and twelve at night. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...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...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...the i our of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, l 7Ä7, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last • age, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several turns it a berceau,...
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The Winter's Wreath

1829
...meet thee, Joy's own Flower, again ! ©ititou in fIiii " It was on the day or rather night of the 27th June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the burl liaea of the last page, in a Summer.house In my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several...
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Letters from an Absent Brother: Containing Some Account of the ..., Volume 2

Daniel Wilson - 1827
...and extreme selraised in the Christian's mind could be separated from the recollection of it. "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last line of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...had gathered in that city and ;hbourhood. The completion of the history he thus describes: 'It was he sky, In adoration join ; and ardent raise One general song ! To Him, ye vocal gales, ray garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acudas....
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 16

1830
...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,...between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lost lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several...
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