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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 Yast 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 Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ... - Page 2
by William Cowper, William Hayley - 1835
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The Scots Magazine, Or, General Repository of Literature, History ..., Volume 58

Great Britain - 1796
...account of his Roman Hiftory as follows: — " I have preiumed m mark the moment of conception : I mnll now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, " • Ef.traOfrm Mr Gitkm't Cammta-flai £ui. " The IVth volume of the Hiftory of ihc Decline and Fall...
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Miscellaneous Works of Edw. Gibbon: With Memoirs of His Life and ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - 1796
...for a ferious revifal. 1 have prefumed to matk the moment of concep. tion: I fhall now comme<rorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day,...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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Miscellaneous Works of Edward Gibbon, Esquire: With Memoirs of His ..., Volume 1

Edward Gibbon, John Holroyd Earl of Sheffield - English literature - 1796
...had been allowed for a ferious revifal. I have prefumed to mark the moment of conception : I {hall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 3787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1796
...was begun May 18, 1786, and ended June 27, 1787. '.It was on the day, or rather night, of the tjth of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the lall page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral...
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The Monthly Visitor, and Entertaining Pocket Companion, Volume 1

1797
...have prelumed, (fays he) to mark the moment of conception, 1 fliall now commemorate the hour of roy final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the z7th June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the lojl lrnes of tin lajl ffige,...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...removed. He alludes to them in the following remarkable passage : — " 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. Afler laying down my pen I took several turns...
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The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1

Edward Gibbon - Byzantine Empire - 1813
...no change could be an improvement. — "I have prefumed to mark the moment of conception : I fhall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the laft lines of the laft page, in a fummer-houfe in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took feveral...
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The general biographical dictionary. Revised by A. Chalmers

New and general biographical dictionary - 1814
...is personally characteristic, and of which no change could be an improvement. — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate...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,...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 15

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1814
...which no change could be an improvement. — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : 1 shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance....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,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 66

England - 1849
...edition.) Again, the wen-known description of the conclusion of his labours : — " I have presumed to mark the moment of conception: I shall now commemorate...deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th Jnne 1787, between the hoars of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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