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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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...the hours of eleven and twelve that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in ray are known to few ; it is impossible even for a good wit to understand and practise them acudas. which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate,...
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Jenning's Landscape Annual, Volume 1

1830
...between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-honse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bergeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...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...prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters. I will not dissemble the first emotions of joy...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

1834
...rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the bt.-t lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of tea cías, which commande a prospect of the country,...
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The Student: A Series of Papers, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1835
...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 summerhouse in my garden. After...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver \ orb of the moon was reflected from the waves, and all nature was silent."...
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The Works of William Cowper: His Life and Letters, Volume 3

William Cowper, William Hayley - 1835
...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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I * See vol. ii. p. 177. took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands...
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An Encyclopædia Of Gardening: Comprising The Theory And Practice Of ...

John Claudius Loudon - 1835 - 1270 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 summer-house at the end of it, where Gibbon composed the last page of his history, is now...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 1

Englishmen - 1836
...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...several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, whidh commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky...
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Switzerland: Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly for ..., Volume 2

William Henry Bartlett, William Beattie - 1836
...summer house in his garden. " After laying down my pen," says he, " I took several turns in a berfeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect...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....
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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1836
...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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I * See vol. ii. p. 177. took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands...
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