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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 History of Perth: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time

Thomas Hay Marshall, Henry Adamson - Perth (Scotland) - 1849 - 560 pages
...houses distant from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty, many thousands of them meet together in mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, and burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 506 pages
...guilty of robbery, and sometimes of murder: " In years of plenty," says he, " many thousands of men meet together in the mountains, where they feast and...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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Normal Schools: And Other Institutions, Agencies, and Means ..., Issue 7

Henry Barnard - Teachers - 1851 - 496 pages
...perhaps forty such villains in a day, are sure to be insulted by them. 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 Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851 - 616 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...days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming,...
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Political Economy Illustrated by Sacred History ...

James Taylor (of Bakewell.) - Economics - 1852 - 96 pages
...from any neighbourhood. In years of plenty many " thousands of them meet together in the monntains, " where they feast and riot for many days ; and at "...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, " and fighting together." By this description it will be seen, that the state of the poor in Scotland in 1698 was not any better...
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Waverley Novels, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1852 - 532 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...burials, and other the like public occasions, they arc to be seen, both man and woman, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together."...
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National Education

George William Rusden - Church and education - 1853 - 380 pages
...perhaps forty such villains in a day, are sure to be insulted by them. In years of plenty, many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...and other the like public occasions, they are to be Been, both men and women, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming and fighting together. These are...
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Free Trade and the League: A Biographic History of the Pioneers of Freedom ...

Alexander Somerville - Free trade - 1853 - 678 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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A Descriptive and Statistical Account of the British Empire ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Great Britain - 1854 - 850 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."* We suspect there must be a great deal of exaggeration in this striking paragraph ; for, as Scotland...
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National Education in Europe: Being an Account of the Organization ..., Part 1

Henry Barnard - Education - 1854 - 906 pages
...perhaps forty such villains in a day, are sure to be insulted by them. In years of 'plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together. These are such outrageous disorders, thai it were better for the nation they were sold for the gallies...
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