"Oranges and lemons," Say the bells of Saint Clement's.
"You owe me five jar things,'' Say the bells of Saint Martin's. "When will you pay me?" Say the bells of Old Bailey.
"When I grow rich," Say the bells of Shoreditch.
"When will that be?" Say the bells of Stepney.
"I'm sure I don't know," Says the big bell of Bow.
Of 259-year-old St. Clement Danes Church, which lies like an island surrounded by the traffic of the Strand, only the walls and tower still stand. Of St. Clement's eleven bells, six have been destroyed. A month after the blitzing of St. Clement's last...