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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
edited by - 1814 - 32 pages
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 pages
...pleasures of Lausanne. I could now wish that a pause, an interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception :...June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, thatl 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 Idler in Italy, Volume 1

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1839
...his arduous task ; a passage in which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " 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 idler in Italy, Volume 1

Marguerite Gardiner (countess of Blessington.) - 1839
...his arduous task ; a passage in which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " 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 Eclectic Review, Volume 6; Volume 70

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1839
...to present them with the extract in which he describes the termination of his labours : he says, ' I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my deliverance. It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th June, 787, between the hours of eleven...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1839
...readers, to present them with the extract in which he describes the termination of his labours: he says, ' I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my deliverance. It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th June, 787, between the hours of eleven...
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Historical, Literary, and Artistical Travels in Italy, a Completer and ...

Antoine Claude Pasquin Valery (known as) - 1839
...touching than helongs "to this historian, erudite, indeed, but diffuse, and without elevation or gravity : "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, hetween the hours of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summerhouse...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 pages
...pleasures of Lausanne. I could now wish that a pause, an interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception :...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...
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...great work, the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. " I have presumed," says he, in his memoirs, " 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 I...
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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...pleasures of Lausanne. I could now wish that a pause, an interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my Gnal deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of...
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Notes ...

Charles Bucke - 1841 - 329 pages
...peculiarly impressive. " I have presumed to mark 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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I...
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