J. R. E.
In northwest london the heights of Hampstead provide a lovely vantage point for any viewer of the city. Here the golden August sunlight slants down the steep streets of the "village" which once was the home of the physician-poet, John Keats. Beyond, out over the Heath and the chimney-pots, the mighty city is spread before us, cupped in the valley between our heights and those of Surrey and Kent, the dome of St. Paul's standing in the center of the purple basin. This is Roman Londinium grown up, metropolitan London of the twentieth century.
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E. JR. Starling's London. Ann Intern Med. 1962;57:323–326. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-57-2-323
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1962;57(2_Part_1):323-326.
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