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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... "
A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen - Page 220
by George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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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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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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The Eclectic Review, Volume 6; Volume 70

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, 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 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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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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The Life of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 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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