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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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Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1873 - 735 páginas
...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, Volumen118

1873
...day,'" and so forth. — p. 224. I have presumed, [says Gibbon,] 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 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 - 1873 - 170 páginas
...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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Shaw's New History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1874 - 404 páginas
...to the completion of his work. He thus describes the hour and the scene when the task was ended : " 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 walk...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 páginas
...revisal. [GIBBON COMPLETES THE DECLINE AND FALL.] 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 the night of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, 5 that I wrote the last...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 páginas
...conception ; I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather the night of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, 5 that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon - 1898 - 279 páginas
...revisal. [GIBBON COMPLETES THE DECLINE AND FALL.] I have presumed to mark the moment of conception ; I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance.^ It was on the dayn or rather the night of the 2?th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, S^that I...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient ...

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - 1899
...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....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 Age of Johnson (1748-1798)

Thomas Seccombe - 1902 - 366 páginas
...remaining volumes were the work of just under four years. ' 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 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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English Literature An Illustrated Record in Eight Volumes.Volume III-Part II ...

1903
...private negotiation with the minister of Honorius. FROM GIBBON'S " LETTERS." On the day, or rather the night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, I wrote the last lines of the last page [of 7 he Decline and Fall] in a summerhouse in my garden [at...
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