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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 Living Age - Page 466
1873
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of 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

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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...shall now 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,...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 of acacias, which commands a...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1811 - 517 pages
...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

1813
...conceit." 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 - 1813
...fhall now 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 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 Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...now 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,...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 of acacias, which commands a;...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

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 in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - 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 in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans - 1817
...shall now 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,...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 of accacias, which commands...
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