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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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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1865 - Страниц: 489
...left us an equally minute and not less interesting record of his feelings at its conclusion : — " It was on the day, or rather night, of the 27th of...that I wrote the last lines of the last page in a Bummer-house in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took 'aiveral turns in a berceau or covered...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Том 5;Том 68

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1867
...1787. Perhaps the best passage in his Memoirs is the well-known one in which this is described : " It was on the day, or rather night of the 27th of...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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Notes, critical, explanatory, and practical, on the Book of psalms ..., Том 3

Albert Barnes - 1868
...hour in which he concluded his "Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire." "I have presumed," he says, "to mark the moment of conception : — I shall now...the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven anu twelve, that I wrote the last * Life of Cotcper, vol. iii. London, 1835. lines of the last page,...
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Books and Authors: Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches

Books - 1868 - Страниц: 156
...record of the completion of his great labour is very impressive. " 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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Miscellaneous prose works, Том 2

Edward George E.L. Bulwer- Lytton (1st baron.) - 1868
...alter, when I compared my recollection with the page. " It was," said he, " 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 summerhouse in my garden. After laying down my pen, I took several turns...
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Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity in the Nineteenth Century ...

Albert Barnes - 1868 - Страниц: 451
...downfall of the empire to permit him to pass it by ; and though the same facts might have been recorded * "It was on the day, or rather night of the 27th of Jnne, 1787, between the hoars of eleven and twelve, that I wrote the last lines of the last page, in...
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Wanderings in France and Switzerland

Fergus Ferguson - 1869
...Gibbon made in his diary there, on concluding his magnum opus. " 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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Appleton's European guide book illustrated, Часть 2

Appleton D. and co - 1870 - Страниц: 27
...historian experienced that tender melancholy which he so aff ectingly confesses in his autobiography : — "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. After laying...
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The Lands of Scott

James Frothingham Hunnewell - 1871 - Страниц: 508
...Lausanne, lived and wrote Gibbon. There, he has informed us, "in a summer-house in my garden," on "the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours of eleven and twelve ... I wrote the last line of the last page" of the " History of Rome, in her Decline and Fall." Yet...
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Works of Henry Lord Brougham: Men of letters of the time of George III

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - 1872
...to describe the conclusion of his arduous labours. " It was," he says, " on the day, or rather the night of the 27th of June, 1787, between the hours...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 walks in a berceau, or covered walk...
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