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 berccau, or covered...
A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen - Page 220
by George Godfrey Cunningham - 1853
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