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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... "
Atkinson's Casket - Page 26
1833
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1825
...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...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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Miscellaneous Observations and Opinions on the Continent

Richard Duppa - 1825 - 214 pages
...his riches, since Gibbon's death, have been bestowed upon either. Nature has preserved the terrace, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains ; but the suinmer-house at the end of it, where he composed the last page of his history, is now a...
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Autobiography: A Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 14

1830
...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...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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The National magazine and general review

James Lyon (of Fairhaven, Vermont)
...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...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 6

Edward Gibbon - 1826
...the last age, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several turns it a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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The Winter's Wreath

1829
...rather night of the 27th June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the burl liaea of the last page, in a Summer.house In my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several turns in a ben'eau, or covered walk of Acaciaa, which commands a prospect of the country,...
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Letters from an Absent Brother: Containing Some Account of the ..., Volume 2

Daniel Wilson - 1827
...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....and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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Travels on the Continent, Sicily, and the Lipari Islands

Richard Duppa - 1829 - 494 pages
...of his riches, since Gibbon's death, has been bestowed upon either. Nature has preserved the terrace which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains ; but the summer-house at the end of it, where he composed the last page of his history is now a forlorn...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 16

1830
...rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lost lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden....and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature woe silent. I...
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The Tourist in Switzerland and Italy

Thomas Roscoe - 1830 - 278 pages
..." or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1 787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a beryeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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