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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... "
The General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 457
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...finished them at Lausanne, and thus singularly records their completion : " I have presumed (says he) to mark the moment of conception ; I shall now commemorate...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,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...(Lift, p. 198, 8vo edition.) Again, the wen-known description of the conclusion of his labours : " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception:...deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th Jnne 1787, between the hoars of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

1817
...months were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. *16. 1794. GIBBON DIED. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...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,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1821
...stroke * Memoires Secretes de la Cour de Berlin. to his great undertaking. "I have presumed (he says) to mark the moment of conception ; I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was oo the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, hetween the hours of eleven and twelve, that...
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The diary of an invalid, the journal of a tour in Portugal, Italy ..., Volume 2

Henry Matthews - 1822
...speaks in relating, with so much interesting detail, the conclusion of his historical labours : " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...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,...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - 1823
...impressive. " I have presumed to mark," says he, " the moment of conception, (amid the ruins of Rome;) I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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,...
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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
...ushered into the garden to behold what the maiden called " La Gibbon" an old 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,...
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The New Monthly Magazine, and Literary Journal, Volume 6

1823
...ushered into the garden to behold what the maiden called " La Gibbon" an old 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...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of concepception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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,...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of concepception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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...
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