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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 berceau, or covered... "
A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ... - Page 141
by John Murray - 1838
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...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, 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...
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The diary of an invalid, the journal of a tour in Portugal, Italy ..., Volume 2

Henry Matthews - 1822
...much interesting detail, the conclusion of his historical labours : — " 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...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1823
...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, 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...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...shattered tool-house. "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 17S7," says Gibbon, " 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...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1823
...shattered tool-house. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787," says Gibbon, " 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...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...concepception : 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, 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...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont)
...words of his history between the hours of eleven and twelve at night. " 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...
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The Winter's Wreath

1829
...meet thee, Joy's own Flower, again ! ©ititou in fIiii " It was on the day or rather night of the 27th June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the burl liaea of the last page, in a Summer.house In my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1/87, 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...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...the i our of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, l 7Ä7, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last • age, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several...
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