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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... "
A dictionary, geographical, statistical, and historical, of the various ... - Page 144
by John Ramsay M'Culloch - 1851
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...matk the moment of concep. tion: I fhall now comme<rorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather 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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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

Great Britain - 1796
...preiumed m mark the moment of conception : I mnll now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, " • Ef.traOfrm Mr Gitkm't Cammta-flai £ui. " The IVth volume of the Hiftory of...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...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 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...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...to mark the moment of conception : 1 shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather 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...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...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 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...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...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 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...
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An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ...

John Evans, John Evans (M.A., Edinburgh.) - 1817
...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 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...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1817
...were barely sufficient for the consumption of this precious fuel. *16. 1794. — GIBBON DIED. 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...
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The diary of an invalid, the journal of a tour in Portugal, Italy ...

Henry Matthews - 1822
...relating, with so much interesting detail, the conclusion of his historical labours : — " 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...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 6

1823
...day, or rather night, of the 2~th of June. 1787," :.ws Gibbon, "between the hours of devra and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in a summer-house in my garden. After 'aying down my pen, I took several turns in a berceau, or covered walk *f acacias, which commands a...
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