Views in Edinburgh and its vicinity; . he nobility and gentry who were attached to the court 5 buttliey have long since been deserted by persons of rank, and atthe present time, display the same appearance of neglect andwretchedness, complained of by Maitland, who gives thefollowing description of the Canongate. The town of tiicCanongate, vvhich is an appendage of, and a suburb to Edin-burgh, is situated at the eastern end of the city ; it consists ofa spacious street, extending from the Netherbow Port, on the WHITE HORSE CLOSE. west, to the palace of Holyrood on the east, about half a mileiu
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