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" ... burning in stench, and dark clouds of smoke; so that in five or six miles traversing about, I did not see one load of timber unconsumed, nor many stones but what were calcined white as snow. "
The Diary of John Evelyn - Page 258
by John Evelyn - 1906 - 540 pages
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 19

English literature - 1818
...who now walk'd about yc ruines appear'd like men in a dismal desart, or rather in some greate Citty laid waste by a cruel enemy : to which was added the stench that came from some poore creatures bodies,, beds, &c. Sir Tlio. Gresikams statute, tho' fallen from its nich in the Royal...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 19

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle, George Walter Prothero - 1818
...who now walk'd about ye ruines appear'd like men in a dismal desart, or rather in some greate Citty laid waste by a cruel enemy ; to which was added the stench that came from some poore creatures bodies, beds, &c. Sir Tho. Gressham's statute, tho' fallen from its nich in the Royal...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 19

1819
...who now walk'd about ye rumes appear'd like men in a dismal desart, or rather in some greate Citty laid waste by a cruel enemy : to which was added the stench that came from some poore creatures bodies, beds, &c. Sir Tho. Gressham's statute, tho1 fallen from its nich in the Royal...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker].

Charles Knight - 1820
...calcined white as snow. The people who now walked about the ruins appeared like men in a dismal desart, or rather, in some great city laid waste by a cruel...stench that came from some poor creatures bodies, bcds,&c; Sir Thomas Gressham's statue, though fallen from its niche in the Royal Exchange} remained...
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The Monthly Review

1820
...when the conflagration had abated, appeared like men in some dismal desert, or city laid waste by an enemy; to which was added the stench that came from some poor creatures' bodies, beds, and combustible goods. The byc-lancs and narrower streets, savs Mr. Evelyn, were quite filled up with rubbish,...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1820
...who now walk'd about ye mines appear'd like men in a dismal desart, or rather in some greate citty laid waste by a cruel enemy ; to which was added the stench that came from some poore creatures bodies, beds, &c. Sir Tho. Gressham's statue, tho' fallen from its nich in the Royal...
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The Monthly Review

1820
...when the conflagration had abated, appeared like men in some dismal desert, or city laid waste by an enemy; to which was added the stench that came from some poor creatures' bodies, beds, and combustible goods. The bye-lanes and narrower streets, says Mr. Evelyn, were quite filled up with rubbish,...
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The Every Day Book, Or, A Guide to the Year: Describing the ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1826
...who now walk'd about the mines appear'd like men in a dismal desart, or rather in some great citty laid waste by a cruel enemy ; to which was added the stench that came from some poore creatures bodies, beds, &c. Sir Tho. Gresham's statue, tho' fallen from its nich in the Royal...
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Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis: Including ..., Volume 1

Edward Wedlake Brayley - London (England) - 1829
...who now walk'd about y* ruines appear'd like men in some dismal desart, or rather in some great Citty laid waste by a cruel enemy ; to which was added the stench that came from some poore creatures' bodies, beds, and other combustible goods. Sir Thos. Gresham's statue, tho' fallen...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1830
...people who now walk'd about the ruinn appearM like men in a dismal desart, or rather in some great citty laid waste by a cruel enemy ; to which was added the stench that came from some ppore creatures bodies, beds, &c. Sir Tho. Gresham's statue, tho' fallen from its nich in the Royal...
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