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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 Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832 - 952 pages
...held a sort of wild iatnrnaU» :— « In years of plenty, t continues our anther, " many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot fer many days; and at country weddings, markets, aud burials, and at other the like public occasions,...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - English literature - 1833
...• • --• • le who live in i of the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and nl country weddings, markets, burials, and other 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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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - Great Britain - 1837
...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." • We suspect there must be some exaggeration in this striking paragraph ; for, as Scotland did not...
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The Harmony of Phrenology with Scripture: Shewn in a Refutation of the ...

William Scott - Phrenology - 1837 - 382 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...and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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The Harmony of Phrenology with Scripture: Shewn in a Refutation of the ...

William Scott - Phrenology - 1837 - 422 pages
...mountains, where they feast and riot for many days; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." Such is Fletcher's account, and as at this period the population of Scotland amounted to only one million,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 8

1813 - 552 pages
...many poor people who live in houses distant from any neighbourhood, hi 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^incere one ; yet he seriously proposed, as a remedy for this...
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Great Britain - 1839 - 760 pages
...in houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together iu the mountains, where they feast and riot for many...women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and righting together." * We suspect there must be some exaggeration in this striking paragraph ; for,...
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Religion in Connexion with a National System of Instruction: Their Union ...

William Maxwell Gunn - Religious education - 1840 - 496 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.' " 17- Does it appear, from historical records, that that state of things continued long after the date...
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The Principles of Science Applied to the Domestic and Mechanic Arts: And to ...

Alonzo Potter - Agricultural innovations - 1841 - 484 pages
...many poor people, who live in houses distant from any neighborhood. In years of plenty, many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together.' " We suspect there must be some exaggeration in this striking paragraph ; for, as Scotland did not,...
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On the Sufficiency of the Parochial System, Without a Poor Rate, for the ...

Thomas Chalmers - Church work with the poor - 1841 - 348 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. Does it appear, from historical records, that that state n> things continued long after the date of...
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