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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...— the ' History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : ' — " 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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Notes of a Tour in Switzerland in the Summer of 1847

Baptist Wriothesley Noel - 1848 - 308 pages
...something affecting in his record of the completion of his great work. " 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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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1849 - 435 pages
...and not less interesting record of his feelings at its conclusion: — " 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 Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

1849
...shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th ar dead-reckoning lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. Afier laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last linea of th« 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 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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Essays, political, historical and miscellaneous, Volume 3

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1850
...shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th 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 Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 749 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...his task. Of this event he himself has left us the following account : ' 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 Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 pages
...writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind. * * * * 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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