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" 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 of acacias, which commands a prospect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. "
The history of the decline and fall of the Roman empire - Seite 112
von Edward Gibbon - 1816
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THE MOUNT VERNON PAPERS

EDWARD EVERETT - 1860
...far from being tasteful. It was in this summer-house, as he informs us in his autobiography, that, on the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, he wrote the last lines of the last page of his great work. " After laying down my pen," he adds, "...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Band 52

1861
...have a companion to that passage in which Gibbon describes a yet happier moment of his life, when, " on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summerbouse in my garden." The " establishment of fame,"...
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The travels of a sugar planter: or, Six months in Europe

Henry Watkins Allen - 1861 - 249 Seiten
...immortal. After finishing his great work he wrote these lines : " 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. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Adventures with My Alpen-stock and Carpetbag, Or, A Three Weeks' Trip to ...

William Smith - 1864 - 120 Seiten
..." in the garden behind the dining-room of the hotel. Gibbon says, "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. After laying down my pen I took several turns...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1865 - 465 Seiten
...left us an equally minute and not less interesting record of his feelings at its conclusion : — " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a Bummer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took 'aiveral turns in a berceau or covered...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Band 5;Band 68

1867
...1787. Perhaps the best passage in his Memoirs is the well-known one in which this is described : " It was on the day, or rather night of the 27th of...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 I took several turns...
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Notes, critical, explanatory, and practical, on the Book of psalms ..., Band 3

Albert Barnes - 1868
...hour in which he concluded his "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." "I have presumed," he says, "to mark the moment of conception : — I shall now...the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven anu twelve, that I wrote the last * Life of Cotcper, vol. iii. London, 1835. lines of the last page,...
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Miscellaneous prose works, Band 2

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1868
...alter, when I compared my recollection with the page. " It was," said he, " 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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Books and authors: curious facts and characteristic sketches

Books - 1868 - 156 Seiten
...record of the completion of his great labour is very impressive. " 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. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity in the Nineteenth Century ...

Albert Barnes - 1868 - 451 Seiten
...downfall of the empire to permit him to pass it by ; and though the same facts might have been recorded * "It was on the day, or rather night of the 27th of Jnne, 1787, between the hoars of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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