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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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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 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 Duchess de la Vallière: A Play in Five Acts

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1837 - 96 pages
...recollection with the page. " It was," said he, " on the day or rather the night of the 27th of June, I787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last line of the last page in a summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 22

1838
...records the completion of his great task. "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 17S7, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden [at Lausanne-] After laying down my pen I took several turns in a tierceaa, or covered walk of acacias,...
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savory and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1838 - 367 pages
...removed. He alludes to them in the following remarkable passage: " It was on the day ot 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. After laying down my pen I took several turns...
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A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ...

John Murray - 1838
...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. After laying down my pen I took several turns...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volumes 5-6

1838
...historian records the completion of his great task. " It was on the dny, or rnther night, of the 27lh of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lust Hi of the lust page, in the summer-house in my garden [at Lausanne.] Afier laying down my...
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The idler in Italy, Volume 1

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1839
...arduous task ; a passage in which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berqeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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The Idler in Italy, Volume 1

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1839
...arduous task ; a passage in which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berfeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 735 pages
...subjoin to them such anecdotes as I have been able to collect relative to the same period. 1 [" 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 ray pen,...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 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, thatl wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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