Walks Through London,: Including Westminster and the Borough of Southwark, with the Surrounding Suburbs; Describing Every Thing Worthy of Observation in the Public Buildings, Places of Entertainment, Exhibitions, Commercial and Literary Institutions, &c. Down to the Present Period: Forming a Complete Guide to the British Metropolis, Том 2

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Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-row; Murray, Albermarle-Street; Clarke, New Bond-Street; Lindsell, Wigmore-Street; Chapple, Pall-Mall; Colnaghi, Cockspur-Street; Walker, Strand; Taylor and Hessey, Fleet-Street; J.M. Richardson, Cornhill; Cowie and Company Poultry; Blackwood, Princes-Street, Edinburgh; Brash and Reid, Glasgow; and M. Keene, and J. Cumming, Dublin., 1817 - 368 стор.

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Сторінка 168 - London, had been undertaken in the sixteen years of that reign, than in ages heretofore: and that the grounds Called Lincoln's Inn Fields were much planted round with dwellings and lodgings of noblemen and gentlemen of qualitie : but at the same time it was so deformed by cottages and mean buildings, incroachments on the fields, and nuisances to the neighbourhood.
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Сторінка 268 - Proper she was and fair ; nothing in her body that you would have changed, but if you would have wished her somewhat higher. Thus say they that knew her in her youth. Albeit some that now see her (for yet she liveth) deem her never to have been well visaged.
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Сторінка 248 - ... the vista, the vista itself; but above all, the beautiful projection of the portico of St. George's Church, are all circumstances that unite in beauty, and render the scene perfect." Mr. Malton says, " This view has more the air of an Italian scene than any other in London.
Сторінка 176 - Worcester, sacrificed part of the conventual church of St. John of Jerusalem, Clerkenwell, the tower and cloisters on the north side of St. Paul's, with the charnel houses and adjoining chapel, to furnish materials for the new structure; even the beautiful pile of Westminster abbey was only rescued from the sacrilegious dilapidations by immense contributions. No recompense was made...
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