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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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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and ..., Volumen8;Volumen20

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - 1868 - 418 páginas
...A writer in 1598 remarks — " When our houses were built of willow, we had oaken men, but now that our " houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...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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Illustrations of British Antiquities, Derived from Objects Found in South ...

Abraham Hume - 1869 - 126 páginas
..." When our houses were built of willow, we had oaken men, but now that our " houses are come to he 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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Woodward's Suburban and Country Houses

George Evertson Woodward - 1873 - 154 páginas
..." ' 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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Taxation, Past, Present, and Future

William Lucas Sargant - 1874 - 384 páginas
...see the change ; — for when our houses were builded of willow, then we had 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. Now we have many chimneys, and yet our tender limbs complain of rheums, catarrhs, and poses ; then...
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The history of England ... to ... 1688, Volumen3

David Hume - 1882 - 494 páginas
...were builded of willow, then ha/1 we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come u te rr.aile of 'Uk, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. la these the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety ; but now the...
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History of Newcastle and Gateshead ...: Sixteenth century. 1885

Richard Welford - 1885 - 564 páginas
...oaken men, but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willows, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." Extracts from the register of burials at St. Nicholas' church : — May 9. — Thomas Liddell, alderman...
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Daughters of Genius: A Series of Sketches of Authors, Artists, Reformers ...

James Parton - 1885 - 614 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...many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. Now we have many chimneys ; and yet our tendcrlines complain of rheum, catarrh, and poses" (colds)....
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History of Newcastle and Gateshead ...: Sixteenth century. 1885

Richard Welford - 1885 - 570 páginas
...dined and dressed his meat. 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 willows, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." Extracts from the register...
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Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, Volumen9

Yorkshire Geological Society - 1885 - 582 páginas
...oken men; but uowe that our houses are come to be made of oke, our men are not only become willowe, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." We see that the complaint is not new in 1886, for it is still said that the last generation was better...
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Daughters of Genius: A Series of Sketches of Authors, Artists, Reformers ...

James Parton - 1886 - 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...many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. Now we have many chimneys ; and yet our Underlines complain of rheum, catarrh, and poses" (colds)....
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