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" So leaving the castle, as it is both defensive against my opposition, and magnific for lodging and receite, 1 descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a... "
Tom Nash His Ghost: to the Three Scurvy Fellowes of the Upstart Family of ... - Page 29
by Thomas Nashe (pseud) - 1871 - 15 pages
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A Volume of Varieties

Charles Knight - 1844 - 235 pages
...receipt, I descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a...from the castle to a fair port which they call the Neather Bow), and from that Port, the street which they call the Kenny-bate is one quarter of a mile...
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The works of Allen Ramsay. With life of the author by G. Chalmers ..., Volume 3

Allan Ramsay - 1851
...Taylor, the Water Poet,(') describes the High Street as ' the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a...which is half an English mile from the Castle to a faire port, which they call the Neather Bow, . . . the build219 ings on each side of the way being...
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Nelsons' hand-book to Scotland: for tourists

John Marius Wilson - Scotland - 1860 - 536 pages
...English traveller who saw it in 1618, says, " Here I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld ; for I did never see or hear of a street of the length, the buildings on each side of the way being all of squared stone, five, six, and seven...
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Old and modern Edinburgh: a historical sketch

1865
...castle:— " I descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a street of the length, the buildings on each side of the way being all of squared stone, five, six, and seven...
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The Old Book Collector's Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Readable ..., Volume 2

Charles Hindley - English literature - 1872
...of iron" still exists there, and is historically known as " Mons Meg" and popularly as "Long Meg." mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a...and from that port, the street which they call the Kenny- gate is one quarter of a mile more, down to the King's Palace, called Holy-roodHouse, the buildings...
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History of the Burgh of Canongate: With Notices of the Abbey and Palace of ...

John Mackay (Of Edinburgh) - Canongate (Edinburgh, Scotland) - 1879 - 167 pages
...narrative of a visit made to Edinburgh : — -" From the port (Netherbow), the street which they call Kennygate is one quarter of a mile more down to the King's Palace, called Holyroodhous, the buildings on each side of the way being all squared stones five or six stories high,...
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Cassell's old and new Edinburgh, Volume 1

James Grant - 1880
...receipt, I descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street mine eyes ever beheld, for I did never see or hear of a street of that length (which is half a mile English from the castle to a fair port, which they call the Nether Bow) ; and from that port...
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Early Prose and Poetical Works of John Taylor, the Water Poet

John Taylor - 1888 - 318 pages
...receite, 1 descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a...of a mile more, down to the King's Palace, called llolyrood House, the buildings on each side of the way being all of squared stone, five, six, and seven...
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Scotland in the Time of Queen Mary

Peter Hume Brown - Scotland - 1904 - 243 pages
...observer, " I descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a...from the Castle to a fair port which they call the Netherbow.""5 Specially noteworthy is the tribute of James Howell, one of the most widely-travelled...
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Scotland in the Time of Queen Mary

Peter Hume Brown - Scotland - 1904 - 243 pages
...observer, " I descended lower to the city, wherein I observed the fairest and goodliest street that ever mine eyes beheld, for I did never see or hear of a...from the Castle to a fair port which they call the Netherbow."25 Specially noteworthy is the tribute of James Howell, one of the most widely-travelled...
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