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" In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk,... "
The District School Journal of the State of New York - Page 117
1843
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Caledonian Sketches, Or, A Tour Through Scotland in 1807: To which is ...

Sir John Carr - Scotland - 1809 - 328 pages
...sometimes of murder. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, there they feast and riot for many days; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and on other public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 2

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1812 - 494 pages
...them as guilty of robbery, and sometimes of murder. " In years of plenty," says he, " many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other public occasions they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ..., Volume 8

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1812 - 650 pages
...poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of ' plenty, many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days, and at • are levied according to the valued rent of the lands, the one half being paid by the heritors,...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 2

1813 - 568 pages
...many poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, -where they...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." Fletcher was a lover of liberty, and a sincere one; yet he seriously proposed, as a remedy for this...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 8

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1813 - 540 pages
...many poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together.' Fletcher was a lover of liberty, and a sincere one ; yet he seriously proposed, as a remedy for this...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 8

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1813 - 544 pages
...neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the .mountains, where they least and riot for many days : and at country weddings,...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together.' Fletcher was a lover of liberty, and a sincere one ; yet he seriously proposed, as a remedy for this...
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Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 2

1813 - 550 pages
...many poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many dayť; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 508 pages
...frequently guilty of rohhery, and sometimes of murder. " In years of plenty," says he, " many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days, and at eountry weddings, mar. kets, hurials, and other puhlie oeeasions, they are to he seen, hoth men and...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1815 - 354 pages
...many poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both man and woman, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and lighting together." Notwithstanding the...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer: Three Volumes in Two, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1815 - 322 pages
...many poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasion, they are to be seen, both man and woman, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting...
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