EBBA 36525

British Library - Luttrell Ballads
 
Upon Sight of LONDONS Stately New Buildings, / Anno Domini, MDCLXXII. / The FIRST PART, / Admiring it as a WONDER.
Date Published 1656-1679 ?
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Imprint LONDON, Printed by William Godbid, for the Author. 1672.
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Collection British Library - Luttrell Ballads
Page 2.128
Location British Library
Shelfmark C.20.f.4.(128.)
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     Part 1Part 2
    TitleUpon Sight of LONDONS Stately New Buildings, / Anno Domini, MDCLXXII. / The FIRST PART, / Admiring it as a WONDER.The SECOND PART, / Supposing it might be Fir'd by TREACHERY.
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    First LinesO Thrice Illustrious Famous City LONDON, / What Tongue can say that e're thou yet wereBEhold ye impious Fiery Brands of Hell, / Who with your Grand-sire Lucifer do dwell,
    RefrainLondon's the Town of Chief Renown, let En--vy do her worst, shall wear the Crown.London's the Town of Chief Renown, let En--vy do her worst, shall wear the Crown.
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    Notes In between the two parts is a column entitled "An Advertisement to the Reader, / or rather Singer." At the bottom of the page is interlineated musical notation, entitled "The Ayre with its Thorough=Bass." This is the source of the refrain.