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" by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which he could easily see, through the clear summer twilight, from his own door. When he observed the smoke increase in density, in consequence of the good folks of the city preparing their supper, he would... "
Traditions of Edinburgh - Page 252
by Robert Chambers - 1825
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The new Scotch haggis; consisiting of pieces connected with Scottish drollery

Scotch haggis - 1829
...appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which he could easily *ee, through the clear summer twilight, from bis own door. When he observed the smoke increase in density,...city preparing their supper, he would call all the famly into the house, saying- " It's time 1100, bairns, to tak the beuks, and gang to our beds, for...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 9

1832
...the habit, al the period mentioned, of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearanceoí the smoke of Edinburgh, which he could easily see,...clear summer twilight, from his own door. When he saw the smoke increuse in density, in consequence of the good folks of the cily preparing their supper,...
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The Works of Robert Fergusson

Robert Fergusson, Alexander Balloch Grosart - English poetry - 1851 - 288 pages
...Durham of Largo, was in the habit, at the period mentioned, of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...smoke increase in density, in consequence of the good folk of the city preparing their supper, he would call all the family into the house, saying, ' It's...
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The east neuk of Fife: its history and antiquities [&c.].

Walter Wood - 1862
...patriarchal gentleman, Durham of Largo, was in the habit of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...increase in density, in consequence of the good folks preparing their supper, he would call all the family into the house, sayinsr, ' It's time noo, bairns,...
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The book of Scottish anecdote, collected and ed. by A. Hislop

Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1874
...Reekie." It appears that this old gentleman was in the habit of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...in density, in consequence of the good folks of the capital preparing their supper, he would call all the family into the house, saying— " It's time,...
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Hislop's Book of Scottish anecdote

Alexander Hislop (publisher) - 1875
...Reekie." It appears that this old gentleman was in the habit of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...in density, in consequence of the good folks of the capital preparing their supper, he would call all the family into the house, saying— " It's time,...
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The East Neuk of Fife: Its History and Antiquities

Walter Wood - Fife (Scotland) - 1887 - 586 pages
...patriarchal gentleman, Durham of Largo, was in the habit of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...increase in density, in consequence of the good folks preparing their supper, he would-call all the family into the house, saying, "It's time noo, bairns,...
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Scottish Notes and Queries

John Bulloch, John Alexander Henderson - Genealogy - 1894
...I)urham of Largo, was in the habit, at the p'riod lnentione(1, of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...his own door. When he observed the smoke increase in (lensity, in consequence of the good folk of the city preparing their supper, he would call all the...
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Old Edinburgh: Being an Account of the Ancient Capital of the ..., Volume 2

Frederick William Watkeys - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1908
...Reekie." It appears that this old gentleman was in the habit of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...his own door. When he observed the smoke increase in 321 density, in consequence of the good folks of the capital preparing their supper, he would call...
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Scottish Notes and Queries, Volumes 7-9

Genealogy - 1894
...Durham of l„irgo, was in the habit, at the period mentioned, of regulating the time of evening worship by the appearance of the smoke of Edinburgh, which...smoke increase in density, in consequence of the good folk of the city preparing their supper, he would call all the family into the house, saying--" It's...
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