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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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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 1

1817
...parts of that unhappy country. " In years of plenty," says Fletcher, " many thousands of them me«t together in the mountains, where they feast and riot...many days, and at country weddings, markets, burials, mod other public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 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 feast and riot for many days ; and at country wed« drags, markets, burials, ami other the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both man and...
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The History of Baptism

Robert Robinson - Baptism - 1817 - 566 pages
...occasions where any thing was given away, or where any thing could be procured by theft. They were, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together. A contemporary writer says : " No magistrate could ever discover, or be informed, which way one in a...
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A Course of Lectures on Subjects Connected with the Corruption, Revival, and ...

William Johnson Fox - Christianity - 1819 - 315 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." The other is from a speech in the House of Commons, of Hope, Lord Advocate of Scotland, in 1803. "...
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Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer, Volume 1

Walter Scott, Sir Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1820 - 241 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 davs; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be...
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Guy Mannering; or, The astrologer. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1821
...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 to» gether.» Notwithstanding...
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A Course of Lectures on Subjects Connected with the Curruption, Revival, and ...

William Johnson Fox - Sermons, English - 1822 - 324 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." The other is from a speech in the House of Commons, of Hope, Lord Advocate of Scotland, in 1803. "He...
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A sermon, preached before Richard, marquess Wellesley... and the members of ...

Charles Richard Elrington - 1822
...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..." at country weddings, markets, burials, and other such like " publick occasions, they are to be seen both men and wo" men perpetually drunk, cursing,...
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Annual Register, Volume 57

Edmund Burke - History - 1824
...disturbed parts of that unhappy country.— " In years of plenty ," says Fletcher, " 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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An Inquiry Into the Poor Laws: Chiefly with a View to Examine Them as a ...

James Ebenezer Bicheno - Poor laws - 1824 - 162 pages
...daughters, the son with the mother, and the brother with the sister." " In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other public occasions, there are to be seen both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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