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" ... palaces, navigation, &c. but now sallow, &c. are rejected, and nothing but oak any where regarded ; and yet see the change ; for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our... "
Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck ...: Containing The Young ... - Página 216
por Charles Buck - 1808
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Pauperism and Crime

William Logan Fisher - 1831 - 132 páginas
...houses " were builded of willow, we had oaken " men, now our houses are made of oak our " men have not only become willow, but a " great many altogether of straw, which is a " sore alteration."* Yet luxury would not be defined, by any intelligent person, as comprising those things which add to...
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The Magazine of the beau monde; or, Monthly journal of fashion ..., Volúmenes4-5

1834 - 582 páginas
...and yet see the change : for when onr houses were builded'of willow, then had we oaken men : bnt now our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, bnt a great many altogether of straw, which is n sore alteration. In then the couraee of the owner...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volúmenes4-5

1834 - 536 páginas
...and yet see the change: for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men : but now our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In them the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety : but now the assurance...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumen5

1835 - 284 páginas
...are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In them the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence...must defend the men from robbing. Now have we many chimneys; anil yet our tender lines complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses, then had we none hut rere...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumen5

1835 - 272 páginas
...and yet see the change: for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men : but now our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In them the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety : but now the assurance...
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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade ...

John Holland - 1835 - 516 páginas
...were buylded of willowe then we had oken men, but nowe that our houses are come to be made of oke, our men are not only become willow, but a great many...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." About fifty years afterwards, the apprehensions of Harrison relative to the decay of wood fuel, appear...
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The History and Description of Fossil Fuel, the Collieries, and Coal Trade ...

John Holland - 1835 - 514 páginas
...were buylded of willowe then we had oken men, but nowe that our houses are come to be made of oke, our men are not only become willow, but a great many...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." About fifty years afterwards, the apprehensions of Harrison relative to the decay of wood fuel, appear...
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The Quarterly Review, Volumen14

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1816 - 594 páginas
...regarded, ' for when our houses (says he) were built of 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, which is a sore alteration.' But though they...
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The Principles of Science Applied to the Domestic and Mechanic Arts: And to ...

Alonzo Potter - 1841 - 484 páginas
...regarded : " for when our houses," says he, "were built of 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 straw, which is a sore alteration." CHAPTER V. MANUFACTURE OF CLOTH, PAPER, ETC. THIS forms one the...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Volumen7

1843 - 582 páginas
...remarks in another place — " when our houses were of willow, then had we ashen men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willowe, but a great manie altogether of strawe, which is a sore alteration." The question of the rotation...
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