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brevity of description, we have in so doing studiously kept in view the judicious advice of the author of “Hudibras," who, for apparently the special instruction of guide-book writers, once truthfully declared:

“As 'tis a greater mystery in the art

Of painting to foreshorten any part
Than draw it out, so 'tis in books the chief
Of all perfections to be plain and brief."

CONTINNS.

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London as it was.
Being a concise Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the Metro-

polis, from the earliest period to the present time.

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London as it Es.

With a few suggestions to Strangers on their arrival

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PART 1.-THE CITY.

DISTRICT I.-The City, Ancient and Modern-The City Companies

-St. Paul's Cathedral – Its Early History,The present Structure
-Charges of Admission—The Monuments—The Library-The
Model Room--The Great Bell—The Clock-The Whispering Gal-
lery—The Outer Galleries—The Ball and Cross- The Crypt--St.
Paul's School—The General Post-office-Statistics of Letters-
Goldsmiths' Hall — Cheapside-Bow Church - City of London
School—The Guildhall-Bucklersbury, &c.

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DISTRICT II.-The Mansion House–St. Stephen's Walbrook

The Bank of England—The New Royal Exchange-Lloyd's The
Stock Exchange-Lothbury-Cornhill-The East India House-
The Museum-Crosby Hall—The South Sea House—The Hall of
Commerce-The Excise Office-Modern Improvements and An-
tiquities

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DISTRICT III.- Doctors' Commons-Herald's College-Southwark

Bridge - Queenhithe - Vintry - Whittington's Tomb - London
Stone-Merchant Tailors' School-King William Street, The
Monument -- London Bridge - Thames Street --The New Coal
Exchange--Billingsgate - The Custom House The Tower-- The
Armories - The Jewel Office-The Batteries and the Parade-
Tower Hill—The Trinity House-The Mint

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