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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 Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 451 pages
...feelings at the conclusion of his long labour there: " Ifr was on the night of the 27th of June, 1797, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bereeau or covered walk of acacias, which commands the lake and the mountains ; and I will not dissemble...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch ...

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 460 pages
...at the conclusion of his long lahor there : " It was on the night of the 27th of June, 17s7, hetween the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a herceau or covered walk of acacias, which commands the lake and the mountains. The sky was serene,...
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The Boyhood of Great Men: Intended as an Example to Youth ...

John George Edgar - 1851 - 385 pages
...by perpetual quotation, can not properly be omitted. He says "It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-houso in my garden. After laying down my pen, I tooli several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Odd Fellows' Literary Casket, Volumes 1-2

1854
...in alluding to the completion of his great historical work, "or rather night, of the twenty-seventh 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 Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical, of Various ...

John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1854
...27th of June, 17*7, between the hours of 11 and 12, that 1 wrote the last tines of the last ptige, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I touk several turns in a bcrceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country,...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 7

1855
...his history is too remarkable to be omitted : " 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 las page in a summer-house in my garden After Jaying down my pen, I took severa turns in a berceau,...
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The Popular Educator, Volume 6

1855
...moment of conception ; I shall now comaemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, jr rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of leven and twelve, that I wrote the last Une of the last page, in i summer-house in my garden. After...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1856 - 776 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, 1 Gibbon's attack on Christianity in his otherwise great work...
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The National Review, Volume 3

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1856
...familiar, are sufficiently beautiful to justify their re-transcription. " It was on the day," he writes, "or rather night of the 27th of June 1787, between...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a ber$eau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...to have arrived at the close of his literary labors with mingled feelings of regret and delight. 6 It was/ he says, ' on the day, or rather night, of...and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page9 in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau,...
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