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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 New Monthly Magazine - Page 113
edited by - 1823
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1796
...laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpecl of the country, the lake? and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...laft lines of the laft page, in fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau , or covered walk of acacias , which commands a profpect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate , the fky was ferene ,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1796
...laft lines of the lall page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpeft of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the iky was ferene, the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...following remarkable passage : — " 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 line of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. Afler laying down my pen I took several turns...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...Speaking of finishing his history he says: " 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 walk...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...commemorate' the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote...acacias, which commands a; prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house...acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of ' the moon...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house...acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon...
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