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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... "
THE AMERICAN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY AND TRAVEL,CONFESSION ... - Page 622
by THOMAS H. PRESCOTT - 1856
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...laft lines of the laft page, in fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau , or covered walk of acacias , which commands a profpect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate , the fky was ferene ,...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1796
...laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpecl of the country, the lake? and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1796
...laft lines of the lall page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpeft of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the iky was ferene, the...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 8

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1805
...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...country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last line of the last page in a summer-house in my garden. Afler laying down my pen I took several turns in a berceau,...country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waves, and all nature...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1813
...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...country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon Was reflected from the waters, and all nature...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral turns in a berceau, or covered walk of acacias, which commands a profpect of the country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the fky was ferene, the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esq: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - English literature - 1814
...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...country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...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...country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of ' the moon was reflected from the waters, and all...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...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...country, the lake, and the mountains. The air was temperate, the sky was serene, the silver orb of the moon was reflected from the waters, and all nature...
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