Farringdon Without History of the Most Interesting Places, Leading Events; and Some Account of the Eminent Men connected therewith, since the year 1600

Francis, Adolphus Decimus


Mitre Court

Bears with it, in the , reminiscences of the poet " who wrote not for an age, but for all time." , who has delineated every phase of human character, and forecast the nature of man so closely, that in his panegyric says,

"panting time toil'd after him in vain,"

made the Mitre his house of call, and refers to it frequently in his dramas. Johnson and Boswell gave their parties


here, and included amongst the guests Percy and Hawksworth. In