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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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National education in Europe, Part 1

Henry Barnard - 1854
...insulted by them. In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where ihey feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings,...drunk, cursing blaspheming, and fighting together. These are such outrageous disorders, that it were better for the nation they were sold for the gallies...
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Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr

Robert Rantoul - United States - 1854 - 864 pages
...incest, and were guilty of robbery, and sometimes 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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Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr

Robert Rantoul - United States - 1854 - 864 pages
...mountains, 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...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." This is no true picture of Scotch life now. In less than half a century from Fletcher's time, common...
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National Education in Europe: Being an Account of the Organization ...

Henry Barnard - Education - 1854 - 890 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 feast and riot for many (lays ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to...
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Christian and Economic Polity of a Nation: With Special Reference to Large Towns

Thomas Chalmers - Christian sociology - 1856 - 728 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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A History of the Scotch Poor Law: In Connexion with the Condition of the People

Sir George Nicholls - Poor laws - 1856 - 288 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. "g There may be some exaggeration in this statement, for it is difficult to believe that there could...
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An Argument for the Legislative Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic

Frederic Richard Lees - Alcohol - 1857 - 320 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" (Works, p. 100). In the last century, the town council of Glasgow issued a proclamation containing...
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Guy Mannering, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Scotland - 1857
...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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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 34

American literature - 1874
...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...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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Juvenile Crime: Its Causes, Character, and Cure

Samuel Phillips Day - Juvenile delinquency - 1858 - 455 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, that it were better for the nation they were sold for the galleys...
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