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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 Red Dragon: The National Magazine of Wales, Volumen11

Giuseppe Mattei, Charles Wilkins (of Merthyr-Tydfil) - 1887 - 608 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...the assurance of the timber must defend the men from robbers. Now have we many chimneys; and yet our tender lines complain of rheums, catarrhs, poses ;...
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Memorials of the Danvers Family (of Dauntsey and Culworth): Their Ancestors ...

Francis Nottidge MacNamara - 1895 - 654 páginas
...says he, ' our houses were built of willow, we had oaken men, but now that our houses have come to be of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many, through Persian delicacy, crept in amongst us altogether of straw.' William Pope, the manor, with its...
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The Round Towers of Ireland, Or, The History of the Tuath-De-Danaans

Henry O'Brien - 1898 - 692 páginas
...when houses were built with willow, then had we oaken men ; but now our houses are come to be built of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw."1 St. Bernard, also, in reference to the Irish, having mentioned that Malachy O'Morgan, archbishop...
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Scenes of Rural Life in Hampshire Among the Manors of Bramshott

William Wolfe Capes - 1901 - 390 páginas
...were acquainted. . . . 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 as willows, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." Now, to come back to...
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History of England, Volumen2

Frederick York Powell, Thomas Frederick Tout - 1908 - 402 páginas
...luxury. " When our houses were builded of willow," said Harrison, " then had we oaken men ; but now our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but many, through Persian delicacy crept in among us, altogether of straw. Now have we many chimneys, and...
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The Literary Profession in the Elizabethan Age

Phoebe Sheavyn - 1909 - 264 páginas
...self-indulgence. " When our houses were builded of willow," he says, " 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."3 Patriotic feeling naturally centred...
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Homes of the Past: A Sketch of Domestic Buildings and Life in England from ...

William Henry Helm - 1921 - 310 páginas
...it reads like a cry : " 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...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." Strange as his ideas sometimes were, it would not appear certain that the Rector of Radwinter actually...
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Classical Economics: January 1816 to April 1817

Donald Rutherford - 1999 - 518 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...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...
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The Round Towers of Atlantis

Henry O'Brien - 2002 - 556 páginas
...built with willow, then had we * Melpomene, ah. 46. oaken men ; but now our houses are come to be built of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw *." St. Bernard, also, in reference to the Irish, having mentioned that Malachy O'Morgan, archbishop...
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The Round Towers of Ireland Or the Mysteries of Freemasonry

Henry O'Brien - 2007 - 537 páginas
...with willow, then had we * Melpomene, «h. 46. oaken men ; but now our houses are come to be built of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw*." St. Bernard, also, in reference to the Irish, having mentioned that Maiachy O'Morgan, archbishop of...
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