O born in days when wits were fresh and clear…
Thames Tunnel (1830), Rotherhithe, Southwark, SE16
And life ran gaily as the sparkling Thames…
Thames Tunnel Annual Fancy Fair (1858), Rotherhithe, Southwark, SE16
Before this strange disease of modern life…
From Matthew Arnold’s The Scholar Gypsy (1853)
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