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" ... at his literary studies, in which the Greek poets bore a principal part. A frugal but plentiful dinner took place at three, or halfpast two, in summer, and at four in winter ; and a few glasses of wine were followed by coffee. The evening was dedicated... "
Memoirs of the Latter Years of the Right Honourable Charles James Fox - Page 33
by John Bernard Trotter - 1812 - 536 pages
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Charles James Fox

John Drinkwater - Great Britain - 1928 - 448 pages; in winter before eight. . . . After breakfast, which took place between eight and nine in the summer, and at a little after nine in winter, he usually...and at half past ten the family were gone to rest." That was the rakehell of George Ill's Westminster at the age of fifty. All very orderly and tranquil...
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