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City Scenes

Or a peep into London

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Author: William Darton
Published: 1828
Language: English
Wordcount: 15,157 / 54 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.2
LoC Category: DA
Downloads: 689
Added to site: 2012.01.23
mnybks.net#: 31229
Genre: Travel
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acirc;Äôs silver badge of the rose, thistle, and shamrock, with the letters G. R. Their heads are covered with round, flat-crowned caps, tied with bands of coloured ribbons. The whole appearance forms an elegant livery, well adapted to royalty.


13. The Armory.

[Picture: The Armory]

The spoils of the Spanish Armada are still shown in the Tower. There are, amongst them, several kinds of arms and instruments of cruelty, designed for torturing their English prisoners; and the following list of them will prove the barbarity of Spain at that period.

THE SPOILS OF THE SPANISH ARMADA.

1. The popeâÄôs banner, by him blessed and declared invincible.

2. A battle-axe for penetrating steel armour.

3. A spadole, used as a small sword, the point poisoned.

4. An anchove, for hooking men off their horses.

5. A lance.

6. A lance, with the current coin on the head.

7. A Spanish morning star: the points were poisoned, to

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