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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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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1843
...undertaking. His own words will doubtless recur to remembrance : " It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, . !i:. t I wrote the last line of the last page in a sumner-house in my garden. After laying down my...
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Poems [the poetical works of S.Rogers].

Samuel Rogers - 1845
...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 of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1846 - 301 pages
...allowed to describe the conclusion of his arduous labours. "It was," he says, " on the day, or rather the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...my garden. After laying down my pen I took several walks in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake,...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in the time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1846
...to describe the conclusion of his arduous labours. " It was," he says, " 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 house in my garden. After laying down my pen I took several walks in a berceau, or covered walk...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White

Alicia Moore, A wandering artist - 1846
...legacy of admiration, bequeathed to the scenes which inspired them. " It was on the day, or rather, the night of the 27th 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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Recollections of a Tour: A Summer Ramble in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland

James William Massie - 1846 - 548 pages
...of his great work. 1 quote his own words, describing the event. " It was on the day, or rather the night of the 27th 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, 1 took several turns...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White: Made on the Spot ...

Mrs Robert Moore - 1846
...legacy of admiration, bequeathed to the scenes which inspired them. " It was on the day, or rather, the night of the 27th 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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The London Anecdotes for All Readers ...

Charles Maybury Archer - 1848
...record of the completion of his great labour is very impressive. " It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th 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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Letters from Italy

J. T. Headley - 1848 - 224 pages
...Coliseum, and ended it on the banks of Lake Geneva. He says : " It was on the day or rather the night 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th Jane 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that...took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acaciae, which commands a proepect of the country, the lake, and mountains. The air was temperate,...
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