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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 General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and Critical ... - Page 457
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

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 Life and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1796 - 726 pages
...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 Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...have prelumed, (fays he) to mark the moment of conception, 1 fliall 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,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - 1805
...pleasures of Lausanne. I could now wish that a pause, an interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception:...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,...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1811
...work. The description which hq gives of his feelings on the occasion, is very striking and memorable. " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...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,...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 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...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 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....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,...
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The Port Folio

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...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...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1814
...of Lausanne. I could now wish that a pause, an interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. , I have presumed to mark the moment of conception :...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,...
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