Yseldon. A perambulation of Islington

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Page 183 - methinks, I see The Monster London laugh at me ; I should at thee too, foolish City, Let but thy wicked men from out thee go, And all the fools that crowd thee so, E'en thou, who d'ost thy millions boast, A Village less than Islington
Page 183 - of the borough of Mary-le-bone, and over far the greater part of the space now covered by the boroughs of Finsbury and of the Tower Hamlets. Islington was almost a solitude ; and poets loved to contrast its silence and repose with the din and turmoil of the monster London."*
Page 91 - made and taken by Us, whose names are hereunto subscribed, in the month of October, 1649, by virtue of a Commission to Us granted (grounded upon an Act of the Commons of England, assembled in Parliament, for the abolishing of Deans, Deans and Chapters, Canons, Prebends, and
Page 149 - Walked over the fields to Kingsland and back again; a walk I think I have not taken these twenty years; but puts me in mind of my boy's time, when I boarded at Kingsland, and used to shoot with my bow and arrows in these fields. A very pretty place it is.
Page 158 - What do you talk on it ? Because I dwell at Hogsden, I shall keep company with none but the archers of Finsbury, or the citizens that come a-ducking to Islington Ponds! a fine jest, i
Page 199 - It seems when they left Islington, they intended to have gone north away to Highgate, but were stopped at Holloway, and there they would not let them pass; so they crossed over the fields and hills to the eastward and came out at the Boarded River; and so avoiding the town, they left Hornsey on the
Page 159 - walked through the Ducking Pond fields; but they are so altered since my father used to carry us to Islington, to the old man's at the King's Head to eat cakes and ale, (his name was Pitts) that I did not know which was the Ducking-pond, nor where I was.
Page 123 - at the feast of St. Michael the Archangel, and the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, by particular thereof mentioned to be of the yearly rent or value of
Page 42 - 1667. Walked over the fields to Kingsland and back again; a walk I think I have not taken these twenty years; but puts me in mind of my boy's time, when I boarded at Kingsland, and used to shoot with my bow and arrows in these
Page 15 - on the left hand, or the west side, the way stretcheth up towards Iseldon; and on the right hand or east side, at a red cross, turneth into Eald Street, so called for that it was the old highway from Aldersgate for the north-east parts of England, before Bishopsgate was built.

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