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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 life of Edward Gibbon [by himself] with selections from his ... - Page 190
by Edward Gibbon - 1840
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

Great Britain - 1796
...— " I have preiumed m mark the moment of conception : I mnll now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of...June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, " • Ef.traOfrm Mr Gitkm't Cammta-flai £ui. " The IVth volume of the Hiftory of ihc Decline and Fall...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...revifal. 1 have prefumed to matk the moment of concep. tion: I fhall now comme<rorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of tleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the laft page, in £ fummer-houfe in my garden. After...
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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
...revifal. I have prefumed to mark the moment of conception : I {hall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 3787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe...
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The Critical review, or, Annals of literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1796
...was begun May 18, 1786, and ended June 27, 1787. '.It was on the day, or rather night, of the tjth of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the lall page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

Electronic journals - 1797
...now commemorate the hour of roy final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the z7th June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lojl lrnes of tin lajl ffige, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...removed. He alludes to them in the 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

Joseph Dennie, John Elihu Hall - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...as " exhibiting marks of excessive vanity and conceit." Speaking of finishing his history he says: " It was on the day, or rather night of the 27th of...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
...— "I have prefumed to mark the moment of conception : I fhall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of...between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...— " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of...1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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The General biographical dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...— " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : 1 shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of...1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that 1 wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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