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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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In the Circumstances: About Poems and Poets

Peter Robinson, Peter Pannapadipo (Phra), Robinson Peter - 1992 - 260 pages
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A Reader's Companion to the Fiction of Willa Cather

John March - 1993 - 846 pages
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire: 28 Selected Chapters

Edward Gibbon - 1998 - 1089 pages
...another memorable passage in his Memoirs, he dramatically reinvokes the completion of his great work: 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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen I...
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Pleasure Wars: The Bourgeois Experience Victoria to Freud

Peter Gay - 1999 - 324 pages
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John Franklin Jameson and the Development of Humanistic Scholarship in ...

John Franklin Jameson - 2000 - 440 pages
...the Slave Trade to America, 4 vols. (Washington, DC: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1931-35). 2. "I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day or rather the night of 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve that I wrote the last lines...
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The Romantic Subject in Autobiography: Rousseau and Goethe

Eugene L. Stelzig - 2000 - 279 pages
...completion registers the same admixture in a yet more affecting manner: 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 page in a summer house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Memoirs Of My Life And Writings

Edward Gibbon - 2004 - 116 pages
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The Value of Solitude: The Ethics and Spirituality of Aloneness in Autobiography

John D. Barbour - 2004 - 237 pages
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The World's Greatest Books, Volume 9

J. A. Arthur Mee, J a Hammerton - 2004 - 268 pages
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