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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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Travels on the Continent, Sicily, and the Lipari Islands

Richard Duppa - 1829 - 494 pages
...finished his history, and in his Memoirs has thus commemorated the event. " 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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...city and ;hbourhood. The completion of the history he thus describes: 'It was on the day, or rather oin ; and ardent raise One general song ! To Him, ye vocal gales, lines of the last page in a summer-house in ray garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 16

1830
...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 lost lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...at Lausanne ; the sixth volume, which he began the 18th of May, 1786. " 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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Atkinson's Casket, Volume 8

1833
...historian completed his lengthened labours may still be seen. " It was on the day," says he, " or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wroic the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

1834
...literary labours with mingled feeling! of regret and delight. " It was," he says, " on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the bt.-t lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 3

William Cowper, William Hayley - 1835
...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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I * See vol. ii. p....
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The Christian Library: A Reprint of Popular Religious Works, Volume 7

1836
...could be separated from the recollection of it. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th oi June. 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve,...that I wrote the last line of the last page, in a smnmcr-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bercetui, or covered...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: The works of William Cowper. His life ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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 lasUpage, in a summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I * See vol. ii. p....
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836
...his native country. In four years he completed his task. " It was," he says, " 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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