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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 Boyhood of Great Men: Intended as an Example to Youth ...

John George Edgar - 1851 - 385 páginas
...by perpetual quotation, can not properly be omitted. He says — "It was 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-houso in my garden. After laying down my pen, I tooli several turns in a berceau, or covered...
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Odd Fellows' Literary Casket, Volúmenes1-2

1854
...in alluding to the completion of his great historical work, "or rather night, of the twenty-seventh 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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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volumen7

1855
...his history is too remarkable to be omitted : — " 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 las page in a summer-house in my garden After Jaying down my pen, I took severa turns in a berceau,...
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The Popular Educator, Volumen6

1855
...moment of conception ; I shall now comaemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, jr rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of leven and twelve, that I wrote the last Une of the last page, in i summer-house in my garden. After...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volumen3

Half hours - 1856
...great labour of Gibbon's life — the ' History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire : ' — " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...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...
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THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ...

THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
...the close of his literary labors with mingled feelings of regret and delight. 6 It was/ he says, ' on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June,...and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page9 in a summer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau,...
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Lives of Men of Letters of the Time of George III.

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1856 - 438 páginas
...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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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1856 - 437 páginas
...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 I wrote the last Hues of the last page in a summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 408 páginas
...of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the ' decline and fall' of the city first started to my mind. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven or twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house, in my garden. After laying...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volumen8

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1859
...discovered and enlivened his Swiss retreat. He wrote steadily and rapidly till he completed his work. " 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. . . . The air...
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