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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 Eclectic Review, Volume 6; Volume 70

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1839
...commemorate the hour of my deliverance. It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th June, 787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in " summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Historical, Literary, and Artistical Travels in Italy, a Completer and ...

Antoine Claude Pasquin Valery (known as) - 1839
...helongs "to this historian, erudite, indeed, but diffuse, and without elevation or gravity : "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, hetween the hours of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summerhouse...
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Historical, Literary, and Artistic Travels in Italy: A Complete and ...

Antoine Claude Pasquin Valery (known as) - 1839 - 781 pages
...indeed, but diffuse, and without elevation or gravity : "It was on the day. or rather night. oftbeiTlh of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I w rote the last lines of the last page, in summerbouse in my garden. Alter laying down my pen I...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 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,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berccau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...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,...garden. After laying down my pen I took several turns in an arbour or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake and the mountains....
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Notes ...

Charles Bucke - 1841 - 329 pages
...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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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
...here, on the day or rather night of the 27th of June, 17*7, between the hours of 11 And 12, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bfrctau, or covered, walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
...borrow the beautiful passage in which Gibbon has perpetuated the memory of the event, " it was here, on the day or rather night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of 11 and 12, that I wrote the last lines of the last page. In a summer-house In my garden. After laying...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 14

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1829
...GIBBON IN HIS GARDEN. " It was on the day or rather night of ihe 27th June, 1787, /ew- '"^ nmirs of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a Summer-nwwse ;,, my gnrden. And laying down my pen, I look several turns 111 bfrccati, or covered...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 2

1843
...mind ;" it was in the garden at Lausanne just referred to, that he terminated his labors: " 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 sumrnerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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