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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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Essays: Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous

Archibald Alison - 1850
...shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve,...that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a snmmer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Critical and miscellaneous essays, by an octogenarian (J. Roche).

James Roche - 1850
...impressively records—" It was on that day, or rather night, between the hours of eleven and twelve, I wrote the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berccau, or covered walk, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 749 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,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceait, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...The history was completed at the time and in the circumstances which he has thus stated: — ' It was . Yet even these bones from insult to protect, Some...With uncouth rhymes and shapeless sculpture decked, I Bummer-house in my garden. After laying do1 my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covei Residence...
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The Life of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1851 - 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 twelTc, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying...
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Switzerland and Savoy

David Bogue - 1852 - 343 pages
...tender melancholy of a liberal mind, which he so affectingly confesses in his autobiography:— " 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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Italy: A Poem

Samuel Rogers - 1852 - 327 pages
...a very natural account of his feelings at the conclusion of his long labour there : " It was on the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bereeau or covered walk of 240 acacias, which commands the lake and the mountains. The sky was serene,...
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HOME AUTHORS AND HOME ARTISTS

1852
...commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th June, 178Y, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...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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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volumes 1-2

James Hamilton - 1854
...well-known passage of his autobiography, the author records its memorable conclusion: " It was on the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...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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Excelsior: Helps to Progress in Religion, Science, and Literature, Volume 1

1854
...well-known passage of his autobiography, the author records its memorable conclusion: " It was on the night of 'the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...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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