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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... "
An Historical Account of the ... Commission Appointed to Inquire Concerning ... - Página 240
por Nicholas Carlisle - 1828 - 330 páginas
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck, Author of the ..., Volumen3

Charles Buck - 1808
...yet, see the change ; for when our houses were built of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now, when our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety; but now the assurance of the timber must defend the men. from robbing. Now have we many chimnies,...
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Imitations and Translations from the Ancient and Modern Classics: Together ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1809 - 255 páginas
...church. V. f "'Willow," &c. " When our houses were builded of " willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are " come to be made of oak,...altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration." Holingshed, Description of Britain, chap. xvi. If Holingshed complained of these men of willow, what...
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Encyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences ..., Volumen12

Encyclopaedia Britannica - 1810
...houfes were builded of willow, then had we oaken but now that our houfes are come to be made of men; oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of ilraw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe the courage of the owner was a fufficient defence to keep...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

1810
...lawyer than the dull divine : * " 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 roen are nut only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration."...
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Sketches of the History of Man, Volumen1

Lord Henry Home Kames - 1813 - 525 páginas
...Persian delicacy crept in among " us, altogether of straw, which is a sore altera^ " tion. In those days, the courage of the owner " was a sufficient defence to keep the house in " safety ; but now, the assurance of the timber, " double doors, locks and bolts, must defend the "...
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An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent

Thomas Downes Wilmot Dearn - 1814 - 277 páginas
...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...owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety, but now the assurance of the timber must defend the men from robbing. Now have we many chimnies;...
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An Historical, Topographical and Descriptive Account of the Weald of Kent

Thomas Downes Wilmot Dearn - 1814 - 277 páginas
...regarded, and yet sec the change: for when oat houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men artf not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In these...
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The Christian Disciple, Volumen3

1815
...regarded. Yct see the elmnge; 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 altogcther of straw, which is a sore alteration. — Now have we many chimnies, and yct our tender...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the ..., Volumen5

David Hume - 1819
...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...owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety; but now the assurance of the timber must defend the men from robhing. Now have we many chimnies;...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopædia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volumen7

John Mason Good - 1819
...oak, our men are not o»ly become tfi/laic, dut a great many altogether if straw, to/tich is a tore alteration. In these, the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety ; but now the assurance of the timber must defend the men from rulming. Now, hare we many chimneys,...
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