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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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The life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ...

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...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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The Life of Edward Gibbon: With Selections from His Correspondence and ...

Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman - 1840 - 357 pages
...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...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berccau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1840
...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...garden. After laying down my pen I took several turns in an arbour or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake and the mountains....
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On the Beauties, Harmonies, and Sublimities of Nature: With Notes ...

Charles Bucke - 1841 - 329 pages
...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...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The...
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Synonymisches Handwörterbuch der englischen Sprache für die Deutschen

H M. Melford - 1841 - 448 pages
...behold. (Bulwer's Pilgrims.) Thus was this place' . A happy rural scat of various views. (Milton.) After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias , which conmaods prospect of the country, the lake and the mountains. (Gibbon.) Nothing can be pleasanter...
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Italy, a Poem

Samuel Rogers - 1842 - 320 pages
...It was on the 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...berceau or covered walk of acacias, which commands the lake and the mountains ; and I will not dissemble my joy. But, when I reflected that I had taken...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical: Of the ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
...on the day or rather night of the 27th of June, 17*7, between the hours of 11 And 12, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house...After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a bfrctau, or covered, walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains....
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
...page. In a summer-house In my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a brreeau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and tho mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, | the silver orb of the moon was reflected...
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The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art, Volume 2

John Holmes Agnew, Eliakim Littell - 1843
...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...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 will...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 2

1843
...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 took several...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflecte-f from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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