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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. "
Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon, Esq - Página 241
por Edward Gibbon - 1825
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A Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savory and ...

John Murray (Firm) - 1838 - 367 páginas
...removed. He alludes to them in the following remarkable passage: — " It was on the day ot 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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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volúmenes5-6

1838
...historian records the completion of his great task. " It was on the dny, or rnther night, of the 27lh of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lust Hi ся of the lust page, in the summer-house in my garden [at Lausanne.] Afier laying down my...
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The Metropolitan, Volumen22

1838
...striking and picturesque sentence in which the histoVian records the completion of his great task. "It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 17S7, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house...
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The Life of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Selections from His Correspondence, and ...

Edward Gibbon - 1839 - 455 páginas
...interval, had been allowed for a serious revisal. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, thatl wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen,...
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Life, Letters, and Journals of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1839 - 735 páginas
...then subjoin to them such anecdotes as I have been able to collect relative to the same period. 1 [" It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...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 ray pen,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volumen6;Volumen70

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1839
...commemorate the hour of my deliverance. It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th June, 787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page in " summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Historical, Literary, and Artistical Travels in Italy, a Completer and ...

Antoine Claude Pasquin Valery (known as) - 1839
...touching than helongs "to this historian, erudite, indeed, but diffuse, and without elevation or gravity : "It was on 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 summerhouse...
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Historical, Literary, and Artistic Travels in Italy: A Complete and ...

Antoine Claude Pasquin Valery (known as) - 1839 - 781 páginas
...indeed, but diffuse, and without elevation or gravity : "It was on the day. or rather night. oftbeiTlh of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I w rote the last lines of the last page, in • summerbouse in my garden. Alter laying down my pen I...
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A Dictionary, Geographical, Statistical, and Historical of the Various ...

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1842
...borrow the beautiful passage in which Gibbon has perpetuated the memory of the event, " it was here, 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 Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art: 1829, Volumen14

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1829
...GIBBON IN HIS GARDEN. " It was on the day or rather night of ihe 27th June, 1787, Ычи/ew- «'"^ nmirs of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a Summer-nwwse ;,, my gnrden. And laying down my pen, I look several turns 111 л bfrccati, or covered...
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