The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 69
The morning broke looking dull and gloomy, but as the day strengthened the clouds rolled away. As Captain Edwin very properly stated, there might be bad weather from the eastward, but it would not come further than Tiritiri. By eight o'clock the whole city was alive, the tram-cars bringing into town crowds of passengers, and the members of the various Friendly Societies hurrying to and fro. At nine o'clock the streets were crowded with sightseers.