A database of several hundred historical descriptions and references to London's sounds. They're drawn mainly from primary sources such as autobiographies, diaries and statutes, as well as novels written around the times they depict.
‘Pewter pots they clattered on a heap; there was harp, pipe, and minstrelsie.’
Then I hied me into East Cheap.
One cries 'Ribs of beef and many a pie!'
Pewter pots they clattered on a heap;
There was harp, pipe, and minstrelsie.
'Yea, by cock!' 'Nay, by cock!' some began to cry.
Some sung of Jenken and Julian for their meed.
But for lack of money I might not speed.