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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. "
An excursion to Windsor, in July 1810. Also A sail down the river Medway ... - Стр. 21
авторы: John Evans - 1817
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - Страниц: 408
...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 Knowledge, Том 8

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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1860 - Страниц: 762
...on TIIK COMPLETION OK HIS HISTORY. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall nnvv commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of Jun^, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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The North British review

1860
...have a companion to that passage in which Gibbon describes a yet happier moment of his life, when, " on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summer-house in my garden." The "establishment of fame...
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The new American cyclopædia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana, Том 8

American cyclopaedia - 1860
...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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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...complete his great work. The following are his remarks on THE COMPLETION OF HIS HISTORY. I have presumed to mark the moment of conception : I shall now commemorate the hour of my final deliverance. It wras on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve,...
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THE MOUNT VERNON PAPERS

EDWARD EVERETT - 1860
...far from being tasteful. It was in this summer-house, as he informs us in his autobiography, that, on the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, he wrote the last lines of the last page of his great work. " After laying down my pen," he adds, "...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Том 52

1861
...have a companion to that passage in which Gibbon describes a yet happier moment of his life, when, " on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve, I wrote the last lines of the last page in a summerbouse in my garden." The " establishment of fame,"...
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The Travels of a Sugar Planter: Or, Six Months in Europe

Henry Watkins Allen - 1861 - Страниц: 249
...immortal. After finishing his great work he wrote these lines : " 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. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Adventures with My Alpen-stock and Carpetbag, Or, A Three Weeks' Trip to ...

William Smith (F.S.A.S.) - 1864 - Страниц: 120
..." in the garden behind the dining-room of the hotel. Gibbon says, "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. After laying down my pen I took several turns...
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