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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 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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20

1867
...of his sensations on accomplishing his great work. "It was on the day, or rather night, of June 27, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that...summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several turns in a covered walk of acacias. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on...
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - 2000 - 440 pages
..."I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day or rather the night of 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and...lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. ... I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy on the recovery of my freedom and perhaps the establishment...
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The Romantic Subject in Autobiography: Rousseau and Goethe

Eugene L. Stelzig - 2000 - 279 pages
...completion registers the same admixture in a yet more affecting manner: 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 page in a summer house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau or...
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Gibbon and the 'Watchmen of the Holy City': The Historian and His Reputation ...

David Womersley, Thomas Warton Professor of English David Womersley - 2002 - 452 pages
...passage of draft 8E' of the 'Memoirs': It was on the day, or rather the night, of the ayth ofJune, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that...After laying down my pen I took several turns in a batrau, or covered walk of Acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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A Traveller In Rome

H.v. Morton, v Morton - 2009 - 256 pages
...Lausanne, and he described 'the final hour of my deliverance'. It was the day, or rather night, of June 27, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that 'I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer house of my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy - 2007 - 613 pages
...closing his last page on the spot, as described in his Autobiography: 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 house in my garden. After laying down my pen I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk...
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