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PRINTED FOR J. HARRIS; LONGMAN AND CO.; J. WALKER; R. BALDWIN,
SHERWOOD AND CO.; J. AND J. CUNDEE ; B. AND

R. CROSBY AND CO. ;
d. CUTHELL ; J. AND J. RICHARDSON ; (ADELL AND DAVIES; C, AND
3. RIVINGTON; AND G, COWIE AND CO.

1814.

THE

BEAUTIES

OF

England and Wales.

LONDON.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF LONDON IN ITS PRESENT STATE;

INCLUDING PARTICULARS OF ITS SITUATION, EXTENT,
BUILDINGS, POPULATION, DOMESTIC POLITY, MANU-
FACTURES, RETAIL TRADE, CLIMATE, &c.

Nurse of Art! The CITY rear’d,
In beauteous Pride, her Tower-evcircl'd head,
And stretching Street on Street, by Thousands drew
From twining woody Haunts, or the tough Yew
To Bows strong straining, her aspiring Sons.

Then COMMERCE brought into the public walk
The basy Merchant; the big Warehouse built;
Rais'd the strong Crane ; choak'd up the loaded Street
With Foreign Plenty; and thy Stream, O Thames,
Large, giwtie, deep, majestic King of Floods !
Chose for his grand resort.

THOMSON.

HE general name of LONDON, and forming the Capital of the British Empire, includes the Cities and Liberties of London and Westminster, the Borough of Southwark, and about thirty of the

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adjacent

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