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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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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen2

1843
...his mind ;" it was in the garden at Lausanne just referred to, that he terminated his labors: — " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a sumrnerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volumen2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...situation. The history was completed at the time and in the circumstances which he has thus stated: — ' ver a jag, A river steep and wide. The loud wind never reached the ship, iii a summer-house iu my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen18

1849
...description of the conclusion of his labors : — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1843
...undertaking. His own words will doubtless recur to remembrance : " It was on the day, or rather the night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, . !i:. t I wrote the last line of the last page in a sumner-house in my garden. After laying down my...
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Poems [the poetical works of S.Rogers].

Samuel Rogers - 1845
...a very natural account of his feelings at the conclusion of his long labour there : " It was on the night of the 27th of June, 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, I...
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Lives of men of letters and science who flourished in ..., Volumen2;Volumen123

Henry Peter Brougham (1st baron Brougham and Vaux.) - 1846
...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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Recollections of a Tour: A Summer Ramble in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland

James William Massie - 1846 - 548 páginas
...of his great work. 1 quote his own words, describing the event. " 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, 1 took several turns...
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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White

Alicia Moore, A wandering artist - 1846
...legacy of admiration, bequeathed to the scenes which inspired them. " 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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Historical Pictures of the Middle Ages, in Black and White: Made on the Spot ...

Mrs Robert Moore - 1846
...legacy of admiration, bequeathed to the scenes which inspired them. " 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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The London Anecdotes for All Readers ...

Charles Maybury Archer - 1848
...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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