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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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American History: Comprising Historical Sketches of the Indian Tribes: A ...

Marcius Willson - 1847 - 672 páginas
...regarded : and 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...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 ..., Volúmenes3-4

Anna Maria Hall - 1847
...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 to keep the house in safety. But now the assurance of the timber must defend the men from robbing." In comparison of this...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the ..., Volumen3

David Hume - 1848
...; 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 chimneys...
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The History of England: 1485-1558

David Hume - 1849
...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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Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine ..., Volumen17

1849 - 151 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 - 151 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
...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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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the ..., Volumen3

David Hume - 1854
...; 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...of straw, which is a sore alteration. In these the conrage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the honse in safety; but now the assurance of...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and ..., Volumen8;Volumen20

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - 1868
...1598 remarks — " When our houses were built of willow, we had 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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Geological Facts: Or, The Crust of the Earth, what it Is, and what are Its Uses

William Garland Barrett - 1855 - 288 páginas
...meat. But when our houses were built of willow, then we had oaken men ; but now that our houses are made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether men of straw, which is a sore alteration." Leaving this digression, let us try and get a bird's-eye...
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