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" ... two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great... "
The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century - Page 228
by Henry Grey Graham - 1906 - 545 pages
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The political works of Andrew Fletcher, esq; [of Saltoun.]

Andrew Fletcher - England - 1732 - 448 pages
...door to door. Thefe are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to fb poor a country. And though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by by reafon of this prefent great diftrefs, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thoufand...
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The political works of Andrew Fletcher

Andrew Fletcher - 1732
...door to door. Thefe are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to ib poor a country. And though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, en the Affairs of Scotland. by reafon of this prefent great diftrefs, yet in all times there have been...
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The Reports of the Society for bettering the condition and increasing the ...

Society for bettering the conditions and increasing the comforts of the poor - 1805
...There are at this day, in Scotland, two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And tho the number of them be perhaps double to what it was...formerly, by reason of this present great distress, (a famine then prevailed,) yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ...

Robert Burns - 1800
...double to what it was formerly, by reason of ef this present great distress, (a famine then prevail" ed) yet in all times there have been about one " hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have " lived without any regard or subjection either to " the laws of the land,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1806
...government. In the year 1698, Fletcher of Saltoun declared as follows: " There are at this day, in Scotland, two hundred thousand people begging from door to door....formerly, by reason of this present great distress, (a famine then prevailed) yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds,...
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Institutions et vie municipale à Aix-en-Provence sous la Révolution: 1789-an ...

Christiane Derobert-Ratel - Aix-en-Provence (France) - 1809 - 672 pages
...his country, and would not do a base thing to serve it, tells us, " There are at this day in Scotland two hundred thousand people begging from door to door;...formerly, by reason of this present great distress, (a famine then prevailed,) yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of these vagabonds,...
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Of the Education of the Poor: Being the First Part of a Digest of the ...

Charities - 1809 - 376 pages
...In the year 1698, Fletcher of Saltoun declared as follows : " There are at this day, in Scot" land, two hundred thousand people begging " from door to...number " of them be perhaps double to what it was for" merly, by reason of this present great distress, " (a famine then prevailed} yet in all times...
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Caledonian Sketches, Or A Tour Through Scotland in 1807: To which is ...

Sir John Carr - Scotland - 1809 - 317 pages
...his country, and would not do a base thing to serve it, tells us, " There are at this day in Scotland two hundred thousand people begging from door to door;...the number of them be perhaps double to what it was * I have thus spoken of the Emperor Alexander, because Ithink, in justice, I cannot speakotherwise...
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Annual Register, Volume 49

Edmund Burke - History - 1809
...but a very great burthen to so poor a country. And though the number or' them be perhaps double of what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress; yet in all times there have been about 100,000 of these vagabonds, who have lived without any subjection to the laws of the land, or even...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1809
...great burthen to so poor a country. And though the number of them be perhaps double ot what it u as formerly, by reason of this present great distress; yet in all times there hnve been about 100,000 of these vagabonds, \vho have lived without any subjection, te the laws of...
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