A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain: Divided Into Circuits Or Journies. Containing, I. A Description of the Principal Cities ... By a Gentleman
D. Browne, T. Osborne, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, A. Millar, J. Buckland, J. Rivington, S. Crowder and Company W. Johnston, T. Longman, T. Lowdes, B. Law and Company T. Caslon, and G. Kearsly, 1762
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Page 12 - we go to the uplands again and fetch another " ; so that marrying of wives was reckoned a kind of good farm to them.
Page 233 - Never, in all my life, left the country without regret, and always returned to it with joy. The fight of a mountain is to me more...
Page 22 - THIS INDENTURE made the twenty sixth day of June in the thirtieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c.
Page 190 - ... tis two or three years before it gets to Chatham ; for if once the rains come in, it stirs no more that year, and sometimes a whole summer is not dry enough to make the roads passable.
Page 93 - It is not to be wondered at, if the town of Cambridge cannot receive, or entertain the numbers of people that come to this fair; not Cambridge only, but all the towns round are full; nay, the very barns and stables are...
Page 9 - It is probably conjectured that the spat in twenty-four hours begins to have a shell. In the month of May, the dredgers (by the law of the Admiralty Court) have liberty to catch all manner of oysters, of what size soever.
Page 56 - Ipswich; but on the contrary if he was to view the city, either on a Sabbath-day, or on any public occasion, he would wonder where all the people could dwell, the multitude is so great.
Page 93 - ... and so many butchers and higglers from all the neighbouring counties come into the fair every morning with beef, mutton, fowls, butter, bread, cheese, eggs, and such things, and go with them from tent to tent, from door to door, that there is no want of any provisions of any kind, either dressed or undressed.
Page 9 - May it is felony to carry away the cultch, and punishable to take any other oysters, unless it be those of size (that is to say) about the bigness of an half-crown piece, or when, the two shells being shut, a fair shilling will rattle between them.
Page 392 - Water, descending, as it distills from the Sides of the rocky Passage: By the Fall of Water heard, farther in, it is probable there may be rocky Descents in the Passage: The Drippings from the Sides have worn the Passage, as far as it can be...