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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 Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 14

Eliakim Littell - 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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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 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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The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 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,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns In a btrceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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The Life of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 735 pages
...subjoin to them such anecdotes as I have been able to collect relative to the 'same period. ' C" It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...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 mountaius....
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...The history was completed at the time and in the circumstances which he has thus stated: ' It was hores ; I change, but I cannot die. For after the...their convex gleams, Build up the blue dome of air, severa! turns in a berceau, or covered Residence of Gibbon at Lausanne. walk of acacias, which commands...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bergeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849
...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,...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a beneau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and mountains....
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...The history was completed at the time and in the circumstances which he has thus stated: ' It was ag, A river steep and wide. The loud wind never reached the ship, iii a summer-house iu my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Italy, a Poem

Samuel Rogers - 1844 - 341 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...the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in ray garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau or covered walk of acacias,...
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