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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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The Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa: In the Year 1805

Mungo Park - Africa - 1815 - 302 pages
...the disturbed parts of that unhappy country. " In years of plenty," says Fletcher, "-many thousands of them meet together in the " mountains, where they...and riot for many days, and at " country weddings, niarkets, burials, and other public occasions, " they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1815 - 358 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 days; and at country beddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both man and...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed Under the ..., Volume 2

Mungo Park - Africa - 1815
..." In years of plenty," says Fletcher, " many thousands of them meet together " in the moun" tains, where they feast and riot for many days, 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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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Last journey, and life

Mungo Park - Africa - 1815
...country. " In years of plenty /'says Fletcher, " many thousands of them meet together in the mounu tains, where they feast and riot for many days, and at country weddings, " markets, burials, and other public occasions, they are to be seen, both men " and women, pepertually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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Collections Relative to Systematic Relief of the Poor, at Different Periods ...

John Shute Duncan - Charities - 1815 - 220 pages
...of plenty," fays he, " many thou" fands of them meet together in the mountains, " where they feaft and riot for many days ; and at " country weddings, markets, burials, and other " public occafions, they are to be feen, both men and " women, perpetually drunk, curfing, blafpheming,...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Last journey, and life

Mungo Park - Africa - 1816
...the disturbed parts of that unhappy country. <' In years of plenty,** *ays Fletcher, " many thousands of them meet together " in the mountains, where they...country weddings, markets, burials, and '•' other public occasions, they are to be seen, both men " aud women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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Travels in the Interior Districts of Africa: Performed in the Years 1795 ...

Mungo Park - Africa - 1816
...the disturbed parts of that unhappy country. " In years of plenty," says Fletcher, " many thousands of them meet together " in the mountains, where they...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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A plan for the general improvement of the state of the poor of Ireland

William Parker (of Cork.) - Poor - 1816 - 158 pages
...frequently guilty of robbery, and sometimes .of murder. "In years of plenty (he adds) many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...— and at country weddings, markets, burials and their other public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing,...
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Scraps

Francis Wrangham - Bible - 1816 - 408 pages
...of Hiurther;" and that "at country- weddings, markets, burials, and other public occasions they were to be seen (both men, and women) perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." What a contrast to Burns' ' Cotter's Saturday night ! ' of religion. This with the distribution of...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...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 fighting together. " Notwithstanding the...
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