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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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The Penny satirist and London pioneer [afterw.] The London pioneer ..., Volumen3

564 páginas
...Persian delicacy, crept in among us, altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In those days, the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the houses in safety ; but now, the assurance of the timber, double doors, locks, and bolts, must defend...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volúmenes3-4

Anna Maria Hall - 1847 - 862 páginas
...not become wills*. but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sort alteration. In those days the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence...assurance of the timber must defend the men from robbing." In comparison of this profusion the entertainments o! Burleigh appear insignificant, and yet Holinshcd,...
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American History: Comprising Historical Sketches of the Indian Tribes: A ...

Marcius Willson - 1847 - 680 páginas
...yet, see the change : for when our houses were built of willow, then had we oaken men; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. 11. Penmal 35. "•' In former times the courage of thcowner wasn sufficient deme™8t fcnce to keep...
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American History: Comprising Historical Sketches of the Indian Tribes: A ...

Marcius Willson - 1847 - 732 páginas
...yet, see the change : for when our houses were built of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sere alteration. 11. Penonai 35. "' In former times the courage of the owner was a sufficient decoumgc....
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Sharpe's London Magazine: a Journal of Entertainment and ..., Volumen3

1847 - 436 páginas
...many altogether of straw, which is а «.т.alteration. In those days the courage of the owner wiа sufficient defence to keep the house in safety. But now the assurance of the timber must defend the mm from robbing." Holinshed is not the only splenetic writer who ,-- demns his contemporaries, and...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the ..., Volumen3

David Hume - 1848 - 588 páginas
...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 men are...must defend the men from robbing. Now have we many chimneys : and yet our tenderlines complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses ; then had we none but reredosses,...
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History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Abdication of ...

David Hume - 1849 - 496 páginas
...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 men are...must defend the men from robbing. Now have we many chimnies ; and yet our tenderlines complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses ; then had we none but reredosses,...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volumen17

1849 - 248 páginas
...when our houses' (says he) ' were built of willow, then we had oaken men ; but now that our houses come to be made of oak, our men are not only become...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration.' But though they had wooden spoons, they had nothing in the shape of a fork, but took the meat out of...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volumen17

1849 - 252 páginas
...'for when our houses' (says he) 'were built of willow, then we had oaken men ; but now that our houses come to be made of oak, our men are not only become...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration.' But though they had wooden spoons, they had nothing in the shape of a fork, but took the meat out of...
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London Labour and the London Poor: Cyclopaedia of the Condition ..., Volumen2

Henry Mayhew - 1851 - 414 páginas
...Houses were once bnilded of willow, then we had oaken men ; but now houses are made of oak, and our men not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a »ore alteration." * " Reredos, dossel (rettiblc, Fr. ; pnstf-xnlf, ItaU," according to I'urker's Glossary...
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