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" A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty and dusky, but as wide as eye Could reach, with here and there a sail just skipping In sight, then lost amidst the forestry Of masts; a wilderness of steeples peeping On tiptoe through their sea-coal... "
The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life - Page 333
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 14

England - 1823
...one stanza on the first glimpse of LONDON ! How many hundred times has the thing been tried before? "A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping,...crown On a fool's head — and there is London Town!" My excellent friend, John Bull, quotes the following incident on Shooter's Hill as bad: — I, Morgan...
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Don Juan: Cantos IX.-X.-and XI.

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1823 - 151 pages
...who, though he were not of the race, Revered the soil, of those true sons the mother, LXXX. LXXXII. A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty...crown On a fool's head — and there is London Town ! • LXXXIII. But Juan saw not this : each wreath of smoke Appeared to him but as the magic vapour...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

England - 1823
...one stanza on the first glimpse of LONDON ! How many hundred times has the thing been tried before ? "A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping,...as wide as eye Could reach, with here and there a sari just skipping In sight, then lost amidst the forestry Of masts ; a wilderness of steeples peeping...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 14

Scotland - 1823
...hundred times has the tiling been tried before ? "A mighty moss of brick, and smoke, and «hipping, Dirty and dusky, but as wide as eye Could reach, with here and there a sait just skipping In sight, then lost amidst the forestry Of masts ; a wilderness of steeples peeping...
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The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Volume 8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...the soil, of those true sons the mother, Who butchered half the earth, and bullied t'other.* LXXXI1. A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty...crown On a fool's head*— and there is London Town'! LXXXIII. But Juan saw not this; each wreath of smoke Appeared to him but as the magic vapour Of some...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 3-4

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...the soil, of those true sons the mother, Who butcher'd half the earth, and bullied t'other. 9 LXXXH. A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty...sea-coal canopy; A huge, dun cupola, like a foolscap cftwn On a fool's head — and there is London Town ! LXXXIH. But Juan saw not this: each wreath of...
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Forty Years in the World: Or, Sketches and Tales of a Soldier's Life, Volume 2

Robert Grenville Wallace - India - 1825
...Piccadilly; and, next morning, I procured comfortable lodgings at the west end of the town. N».V. LONDON. A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping. Dirty...through their sea-coal canopy; A huge dun cupola, like a foolscap-crown On a fool's head—and there is London town ! BTKOX. " SEATED in a snug room, well curtained...
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Forty years in the world; or, Sketches and tales of a soldier's ..., Volume 2

Robert Grenville Wallace - 1825
...Piccadilly; and, next morning, I procured comfortable lodgings at the west end of the town. N°. V. LONDON. A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty...their sea-coal canopy ; A huge dun cupola, like a foolscap-crown On a fool's head— and there is London town ! ' BYRON. . (. • "SEATED in a snug room,...
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Historical and Literary Tour of a Foreigner in England and Scotland, Volume 1

Amédée Pichot - England - 1825
...discerned in the departing twilight. How admirably has Byron described the first aspect of London. , A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty...wilderness of steeples peeping On tiptoe through their sea coal canopy ; : A huge, dun cupola, like a foolscap crown ^ On a fool's head — and there is London...
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Historical and literary tour of a foriegner in England and Scotland [from ...

Joseph Jean M.C. Amédée Pichot - 1825
...discerned in the departing twilight. How admirably has Byron described the first aspect of London. A mighty mass of brick, and smoke, and shipping, Dirty...wilderness of steeples peeping On tiptoe through their sea coal canopy ; A huge, dun cupola, like a foolscap crown On a fool.s head — and there is London...
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