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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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London Labour and the London Poor: The Condition and Earnings of ..., Volumen2

Henry Mayhew - 1864
...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 - 426 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 to keep the house in safety ; but now, the assurance of the timber, double doors, locks, and bolts, must defend the man...
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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire ..., Volumen7

1867
...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 - 123 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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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and ..., Volumen8;Volumen20

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - 1868
...olden time. 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,...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 - 114 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 - 142 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 - 348 páginas
...and yet 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...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
...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
...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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