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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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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
...borrow the beautiful passage in which Gibbon has perpetuated the memory of the event, " it was here, on the day or rather night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of 11 and 12, that I wrote the last lines of the last page. In a summer-house In my garden. After laying...
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Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 2

John Holmes Agnew - 1843
...his mind ;" it was in the garden at Lausanne just referred to, that he terminated his labors: " 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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 2

1843
...his mind ;" it was in the garden at Lausanne just referred to, that he terminated his labors: " 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 sumrnerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1849
...Lye, p. 198, 8vo edition. Again, the well-known description of the conclusion of his labors : " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception :...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...
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...situation. The history was completed at the time and in the circumstances which he has thus stated: ' as a 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 Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 735 pages
...then subjoin to them such anecdotes as I have been able to collect relative to the 'same period. ' C" 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 Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1844 - 735 pages
...then subjoin to them such anecdotes as I have been able to collect relative to the same period. 1 [" 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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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...situation. The history was completed at the time and in the circumstances which he has thus stated: ' ver a jag, A river steep and wide. The loud wind never reached the ship, I wrote the last lines of the last page iii a summer-house iu my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...which all must sympathize, and which brings the author before us. " It was on the day, or rather the 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,...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1843
...undertaking. His own words will doubtless recur to remembrance : " It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, . !i:. t I wrote the last line of the last page in a sumner-house in my garden. After laying down my...
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