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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 Auto-biography of Edward Gibbon, Esq: Illustrated from His Letters, with ...

Edward Gibbon - 1846 - 381 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...and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silyer orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature was silent. I...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White: Made on the Spot ...

Mrs Robert Moore - 1846
...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 waves, and all nature was silent." It...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White

Alicia Moore, A wandering artist - 1846
...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....several turns in a berceau or covered walk of acacias, vhich commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky...
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Lives of Men of Letters and Science: Who Flourished in the Time of ..., Volume 2

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1846 - 301 pages
...or rather the 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...my garden. After laying down my pen I took several walks in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake,...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in ..., Volume 2; Volume 123

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1846
...house in my garden. After laying down my pen I took several walks in a berceau, or covered walk of x acacias, which commands a prospect of the country,...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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Recollections of a Tour: A Summer Ramble in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland

James William Massie - 1846 - 548 pages
...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, 1 took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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...which commands a prospect of the country, the lake [Lausanne], and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon...
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Notes of a Tour in Switzerland in the Summer of 1847

Baptist Wriothesley Noel - 1848 - 308 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...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 London Anecdotes for All Readers ...

Charles Maybury Archer - 1848
...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 waves, and all nature was silent." At...
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Letters from Italy

J. T. Headley - 1848 - 224 pages
...rather the night 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 waves, and all nature was silent." This...
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