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" The noise in it is like that of bees, a strange humming or buzz mixed of walking tongues and feet: it is a kind of still roar or loud whisper. It is the great exchange of all discourse, and no business whatsoever but is here stirring and a-foot. "
The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations, Topographical ... - Page 214
by John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1814 - 803 pages
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A Dictionary of Miracles: Imitative, Realistic, and Dogmatic : with ...

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - Miracles - 1894 - 582 pages
...than this, it is the whole world's map, which you may here discern in its perfectest motion, jostling and turning. It is a heap of stones and men with a...languages ; and, were the steeple not sanctified, nothing could be liker Babel. The noise in it is like that of bees, a strange humming or buzzing, mixed of...
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Microcosmographie: Or, A Piece of the World Discovered in Essays & Characters

John Earle - Characters and characteristics - 1899 - 187 pages
...Britain. It is more than this, the whole world's map, which you may here discern in its perfectest motion, justling and turning. It is a heap of stones...the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babel. The noise in it is like that of bees, a strange humming or buzz mixed of walking tongues and feet : it...
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The Portfolio: Monographs on Artistic Subjects..., Issues 40-43

Philip Gilbert Hamerton - 1899
...woorlde's map, which you may here discerne in its perfect motion, justling and turning. It is an heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of languages,...and were the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babell. The noyse of it is like that of bees, an humming buzze mixed with walking tongues, and feet....
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A Glossary, Or Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions ..., Volume 2

Robert Nares - English language - 1901 - 981 pages
...world's map, which you may here discern in its perfect's! motion, juslling and turning, ll is a heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of languages; and were the steeple not sanetitied, nothing likcr Babel. The novae in it is like that of bees, a strange humming or bu/7.e,...
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Old St. Paul's Cathedral

William Benham - NEH British History Preservation Project - 1996 - 1902 - 80 pages
...woorlde's map, which you may here discerne in its perfect motion, justling and turning. It is an heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of languages,...and were the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babell. The noyse of it is like that of bees, an humming buzze mixed with walking tongues, and feet....
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Jeremy Taylor: A Sketch of His Life and Times with a Popular Exposition of ...

George Worley - 1904 - 239 pages
...is more than this—the whole world's map, which you may discern in its perfectest motion, jostling and turning. It is a heap of stones and men, with...the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babel. The noise in it is like that of bees, a strange humming, or buzzing, mixed of walking, tongues, and feet:...
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The Staple of News, Volumes 28-29

Ben Jonson - Fathers and sons - 1905 - 276 pages
...Britain. It is more than this—the whole world's map, which you may here discern in its perfectest motion, justling and turning. It is a heap of stones...the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babel. The noise in it is like that of bees—a strange humming or buzz, mixed of walking, tongues and feet. It...
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Edinburgh Medical Journal, Volume 17; Volume 59

Medicine - 1905
...Microcosmographie," in which he gives an account of the daily life within its precincts in 1628— n " heap of stones and men, with a vast confusion of languages;...the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babel. The noise in it is like that of bees. ... It is the general mart of all famous lies ... it is the thieves'...
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The Pageant of London, Volume 2

Richard Davey - London (England) - 1906
...this — it is the whole world's map, which you may here discern in its perfectest motion, jostling and turning. It is a heap of stones and men with a...languages : and were the steeple not sanctified, nothing could be liker Babel. The noise in it is like that of bees, a strange humming or buzzing, a mixture...
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Ceremony and Civility in English Renaissance Prose

Anne Drury Hall - Literary Criticism - 2010
...marketplace: It is more than this, the whole world's map, which you may here discern in its perfectest motion, justling and turning. It is a heap of stones...and were the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Sable. The noise in it is like that of bees, a strange humming or buzz mix'd with walking tongues and...
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