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" History, the writer, speaking of the increase of luxury, mentions three things especially, that are 'marvelously altered (for the worse) in England' — the multitude of chimnies lately erected — the great increase of lodgings — and the exchange of... "
Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ... - Página lii
1849 - 151 páginas
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen14

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1816 - 594 páginas
...the great increase of lodgings— and the exchange of treene-platers into pewter, and wooden-spoons into silver and tin:' and he complains bitterly that...willow, then we had oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not onlyliecome willow, but a great many altogether of straw,...
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Outlines of Ancient and Modern History, on a New Plan, Embracing ...

Royal Robbins - 1838 - 728 páginas
...England ;" the multitude of chimneys lately erected, the increase of lodgings, and the exchange of treeue platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver and tin, and he complains bitterly that oak instead of willow was employed for the building of houses. In the middle ages the fires in the...
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The Principles of Science Applied to the Domestic and Mechanic Arts: And to ...

Alonzo Potter - 1841 - 484 páginas
...of chimneys lately erected ; the great incre'ase of lodgings ; and the exchange of treene-platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver and tin...bitterly that nothing but oak, for building houses, was then regarded : " for when our houses," says he, "were built of willow, then we had oaken men ;...
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The Grammar of English Grammars: With an Introduction, Historical and Critical

Goold Brown - 1851 - 1124 páginas
...England ;' the multitude of chimneys lately erected, the increase of lodgings, aud the exchange of treen platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver and tin ; and he complains bitterly that oak instead of willow was employed in the building of houses." — REV. ROYAL ROBBIXS: Outlines of...
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Classical Economics: January 1816 to April 1817

Donald Rutherford - 1999 - 518 páginas
...of chimnies lately erected — the great increase of lodgings — and the exchange of treene-platers into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver and tin:...willow, then we had oaken men; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak. our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw,...
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