ANONYMOUS: ‘To the City of London’ (c. 1501/02)

WILLIAM BLAKE: ‘London’ (1794)
ROBERT BUCHANAN: ‘The City of Man’
GEORGE GORDON, LORD BYRON: from Don Juan, Canto X (1822)

EDWARD CARPENTER: from Towards Democracy (1883–1902)
JAMES CLERK-MAXWELL: ‘Reflex Musings: Reflections from Various Surfaces’ (1853)
ARTHUR HUGH CLOUGH: from The Bothie of Tober-na-Vuolich, Book IX (1848)
WILLIAM COWPER: from The Task (1784)

JOHN DAVIDSON: ‘A Northern Suburb’ (1897)
SIR HUMPHRY DAVY: ‘London’ (1814)

JOHN GAY: Trivia (1716) <full text>

SAMUEL JOHNSON: London (1738) <full text>

LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON (‘L.E.L.’): ‘Changes in London’
LETITIA ELIZABETH LANDON (‘L.E.L.’): ‘The Country Retreat’

WILLIAM MORRIS: from The Earthly Paradise (1868–70)

TOMAS PRYS OF PLASIOLYN: ‘Kowydd i ddangos mae uffern yw Llvndain’/‘London is Hell’ <restricted to Cardiff users only>

PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY: from Peter Bell the Third (1819–39)
PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY: ‘Letter to Maria Gisborne’ (1820)

WILLIAM THOMAS THOMAS: ‘The Chelsea Steamers!’
JAMES THOMSON (‘B.V.’): The City of Dreadful Night (1870–74) <full text>

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH: ‘The Reverie of Poor Susan’ (1797)
WILLIAM WORDSWORTH: The Prelude, Book VII (1805–50) <restricted to Cardiff users only>

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