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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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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1836
...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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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837
...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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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...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 Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1837 - 848 pages
...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 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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The Duchess de la Vallière: A Play in Five Acts

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1837 - 96 pages
...little but the dates to alter, when I compared my recollection with the page. " It was," said he, " on the day or rather the night of the 27th of June, I787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last line of the last page in a summerhouse...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volumes 5-6

1838
...historian records the completion of his great task. " It was on the dny, or rnther night, of the 27lh of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lust Hi ся of the lust page, in the summer-house in my garden [at Lausanne.] Afier laying down my...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 22

1838
...records the completion of his great task. "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 17S7, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden [at Lausanne-] After laying down my pen I took...
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The idler in Italy, Volume 1

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1839
...in which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " 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 Idler in Italy, Volume 1

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1839
...in which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " 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 Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1839 - 455 pages
...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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