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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 House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe ..., Volumen46

Shuttleworth family - 1858 - 440 páginas
...(through Persian delicacy crept in among us), altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In those the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence...house in safety, but now the assurance of the timber, double doors, locks and bolts, must defend the man from robbing. Now have we many chimnevs, yet our...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volumen46

1858 - 430 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 not only become willow, but a great many (through Persian delicacy crept in among us), altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In those...
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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volumen46

1858 - 430 páginas
...change; for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses arc come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many (through Persian delicacy crept in among us), altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. la those...
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The history of England, by D. Hume, continued by T. Smollett, and to the ...

David Hume - 1859 - 228 páginas
...houbes are come tobe made of oak, our men are not ouly become willow, but a great many altogether ef straw, which is a sore alteration. In these the courage...must defend the men from robbing. Now have we many chimnies ; and yet our tenderlines complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses ; then had we nono but rcredosses,...
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Knowledge is Power: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society, and ...

Charles Knight - 1859 - 526 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...in safety ; but now, the assurance of the timber, double doors, locks, and bolts, must defend the man from robbing. Now have we many chimneys, and our...
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The Reformed Presbyterian magazine. Jan. 1855-July 1858, 1862-76

1864 - 936 páginas
...yet, see the change, for when our houses wore builded of willow, then had we oaken men, but now ilia; our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...become willow, but a great many altogether of straw. Now have we many chimneys, and yet our tenderlines complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses ; thvn had...
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London Labour and the London Poor: The Condition and Earnings of ..., Volumen2

Henry Mayhew - 1864 - 596 páginas
...Houses wer* one? builded of willow, then we had oaken men ; but now houses are made of oak, and our mea not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." * " Rcredos. doisel (rftablt, Fr. i poattvyule, ItaLi." according to Parker's Glossary of Architecture,...
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Knowledge is Power

Charles Knight - 1866 - 464 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...in safety ; but now, the assurance of the timber, double doors, locks, and bolts, must defend the man from robbing. Now have we many chimneys, and our...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire ..., Volumen7

1867 - 694 páginas
...1508 remarks — " When our houses were built of willow, we hud oaken men, but now that our " bouses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but " a great many altogether of straw." 4. Woodward, or Forest-ranger. churches in England, and the local name Woodchurch, once much more prevalent...
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Chemistry of the Farm and the Sea: With Other Familiar Chemical Essays

James Robinson Nichols - 1867 - 140 páginas
...meat. " But when our houses were built of willow, then we had oaken men ; but now our houses are built of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether men of straw, which is a sore alteration." The quaint, humorous old writer would be called a " croaker"...
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