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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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The London Anecdotes for All Readers ...

Charles Maybury Archer - 1848
...record of the completion of his great labour is very impressive. " 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 line of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...Life, p. 198, 8vo edition.) Again, the well-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 June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18

1849
...Lije, p. 198 8vo edition. Again, the well-known description of the conclusion of his labors : — " rian, sent up 'ad hoc' with this expedition — a...observations. It was discovered that he had kept a regu June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...p. 198, 8vo edition.) Again, the well-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 Jane 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1849 - 435 pages
...left us an equally minute and not less interesting record of his feelings at its conclusion: — " 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, I...
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Essays: Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous

Archibald Alison - 1850
...Life, p. 198, 8vo edition. Again, the well-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 June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life, Letters, and Poems. Now First ...

William Cowper - 1851 - 749 pages
...Roman Empire," with feelings of a mingled and impressive character. " I have presumed," he says, " 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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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - 1851
...there, in 1787, completed 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...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 Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - 1851 - 408 pages
...of Jupiter, the idea of 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...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 of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1851 - 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 June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelTc, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying...
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