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Panyer Stone (The)

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A stone let into the wall of a house in Panyer Alley. It is a rude representation of a boy sitting on a pannier. (French, panier; Latin, panarĭum, a bread-basket.) The stone has the following inscription:—

“When you have sought the city round,

Yet still this is the highest ground.


August 27th, 1688.”

⁂ This is not correct, for there are higher spots both in Cornhill, and in Cannon Street.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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