London Literacy

NOW WINTER NIGHTS ENLARGE – Thomas Campion (1567-1620) Now winter nights enlarge The number of their hours And clouds their storms discharge Upon the airy towers. Let now the chimneys blaze, And cups o’erflow with wine: Let well-tun’d words amaze...

A Poem

THE CRIES OF LONDON – Anonymous (17th century) Here`s fine rosemary, sage and thyme. Come buy my ground ivy. Here`s fetherfew, gilliflowers and rue. Come buy my knotted majorum, ho! Come buy my mint, my fine greenmint. Here`s fine lavender for your cloaths....