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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. "
Readings in English Prose of the Eighteenth Century - Page 546
edited by - 1911 - 724 pages
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

Great Britain - 1796
...account of his Roman Hiftory as follows: — " I have preiumed m mark the moment of conception : I mnll now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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
...for a ferious 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,...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
...had been allowed for a ferious revifal. I have prefumed to mark the moment of conception : I {hall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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 History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...no change could be an improvement. — "I have prefumed to mark the moment of conception : I fhall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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 Port Folio

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 general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...change, because it is personally characteristic, and of which no change could be an improvement. — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception :...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
...which no change could be an improvement. — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : 1 shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

1849
...(Lift, p. 198, 8vo edition.) Again, the wen-known description of the conclusion of his labours : — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception:...deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th Jnne 1787, between the hoars of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1821
...the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, hetween the hours of eleven and twelve, 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 bcrceau, 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 ..., Volume 1

Charles Bucke - Nature - 1823
...impressive. " I have presumed to mark," says he, " the moment of conception, (amid the ruins of Rome;) I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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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