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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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Wanderings in France and Switzerland

Fergus Ferguson - 1869
...Gibbon made in his diary there, on concluding his magnum opus. " 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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Appleton's European guide book illustrated, Teil 2

Appleton D. and co - 1870 - 27 Seiten
...historian experienced that tender melancholy which he so aff ectingly confesses in his autobiography : — "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of 11 and 12, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying...
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The Lands of Scott

James Frothingham Hunnewell - 1871 - 508 Seiten
...Lausanne, lived and wrote Gibbon. There, he has informed us, "in a summer-house in my garden," on "the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve ... I wrote the last line of the last page" of the " History of Rome, in her Decline and Fall." Yet...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham: Men of letters of the time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...to describe the conclusion of his arduous labours. " It was," he says, " on the day, or rather the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...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 walks in a berceau, or covered walk...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 Seiten
...life, and complete his great work. The following are his remark« on THE COMPLETION OP HIS HISTORY. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception :...commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was jn the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that...
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1872 - 636 Seiten
...remaining volumes of his history, and he thus commemorates the conclusion of his labor» : "It was ou the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the honra of elovrn and twelve, that I wrote the last line« of the hut page iu а bummer-house in my garden....
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A Manual of English Literature: A Text Book for Schools and Colleges

John Seely Hart - 1872 - 636 Seiten
...wrote the remaining volumes of his history, and he thus commemorates the conclusion of his labors: "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of Jane, 1787, between the honre of eleven and twelve, that I wrote th« last linca of the ladt page in...
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The Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1873 - 735 Seiten
...subjoin to them such anecdotes as I have been able to collect relative to the same period. 1 [" It wai on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...that I wrote the last lines of the last page. In a lummer-houte In my garden. After laying down my pen, 1 took several turns In a bcrtxau, or covered...
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The Living Age, Band 118

1873
...happiness of our living- to see this day,'" and so forth. — p. 224. I have presumed, [says Gibbon,] to mark the moment of conception ; I shall now commemorate...deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 2~th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last...
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Guide to Switzerland and the Italian Lakes

Charles Bertram Black - 1876 - 170 Seiten
...Place Riponne, below the cathedral. It was on the terrace of the Hotel Gibbon that the great historian, "on the day or rather night of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of 11 and 12, wrote the last lines of the last page " of the Deeline and Fall of the Roman Empire. John...
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