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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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Worlds Apart: The Market and the Theater in Anglo-American Thought, 1550-1750

Jean-Christophe Agnew - History - 1986 - 262 pages
...John Earle could still call Paul's Walk a microcosm of England, the "Lands Epitome." It is a heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of Languages, and were the Steeple not sanctifyed nothing liker Babel .... It is the great Exchange of all discourse, & no business whatsoeuer...
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News, Newspapers, and Society in Early Modern Britain

Joad Raymond - Social Science - 1999 - 239 pages
...worlds Map. which you may here disceme in it's perfect'st motion iustling and tuming. It is a heape of stones and men. with a vast confusion of Languages....noyse in it is like that of Bees. a strange humming or buzze-mixt of walking. tongues and feet: It is a kind of still roare or loud whisper. It is the great...
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English Literature and the Other Languages

Ton Hoenselaars, Marius Buning - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 411 pages
...londonienne: Thomas Dekker (circa 1572-1632), 2 vols., Paris, 1958. 2:414-15. Earle notes: "It is a heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of Languages, and were the Steeple not sanctifyed, nothing liker Babel."22 St. Paul's plays an important role in Englishmen for My Money and...
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The Acoustic World of Early Modern England: Attending to the O-Factor

Bruce R. Smith, Dean's Professor of English Bruce R Smith - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 386 pages
...all the walking and talking is delineated in John Earle's character of "Paules Walke": It is a heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of Languages, and were the Steeple not sanctifyed nothing liker Babel. The noyse in it is like that of Bees, a strange humming or buzze, mixt...
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The Annals of London: A Year-by-year Record of a Thousand Years of History

John Richardson - History - 2000 - 408 pages
...at the use of the church at that time. The nave, which he describes as 'Paul's Walk', was '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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Hearing History: A Reader

Mark Michael Smith - History - 2004 - 413 pages
...all the walking and talking is delineated in John Earle's character of "Paules Walke": It is a heape of stones and men, with a vast confusion of Languages, and were the Steeple not sanctifyed nothing liker Babel. The noyse in it is like that of Bees, a strange humming or buzze, mixt...
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Theater of a City: The Places of London Comedy, 1598-1642

Jean Elizabeth Howard, Jean E Howard, PH D - Drama - 2007 - 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...were the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babel" (pp. 103-04). 22. For a general discussion of the city as a place for fashionable self-display and...
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Rogues and Early Modern English Culture

Craig Dionne, Steve Mentz - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 424 pages
...the conceptual and actual sociogeographical hybridity that was London, as described by John Earle: "a heap of stones and men, with a vast confusion of...were the steeple not sanctified, nothing liker Babel" (Salgado, Elizabethan Underworld^). If cant lexicons are inefficacious in objectively demarcating dialects,...
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Revenge Tragedy and the Drama of Commemoration in Reforming England

Thomas Rist - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 165 pages
...both of England and the world, presenting, as the Bishop was particular to observe, Roman Catholicism: It is a heap of stones and men, with a vast confusion...languages; and were the steeple not sanctified, nothing like Babel ... It is a great exchange of all discourse, the synod of all parties politic; it is the...
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Life in Shakespeare's England: A Book of Elizabethan Prose

John Dover Wilson - England - 1913 - 291 pages
...more than this 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...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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