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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: 685
Added to site: 2012.01.23 31229
Genre: Travel

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.


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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