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" This day, much against my will, I did in Drury Lane see two or three houses marked with a red cross upon the doors, and "Lord have mercy upon us!" writ there; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw. "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 361
edited by - 1851
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The Antiquary's Portfolio: Or Cabinet Selection of Historical & Literary ...

J. S. Forsyth - Great Britain - 1825
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord have mercy upon us,' writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw." The account of the plague is not so historical as we have elsewhere read it ; but it is full of authentic...
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The Cabinet of Curiosities; Or, Wonders of the World Displayed: Forming a ...

Curiosities and wonders - 1833
...with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord have mercy upon us ' writ there ; which was a sad eight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw." Ten days after this entry in his diary, he relates the following occurrence. "June 17. It struck me...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1825
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and " Lord have mercy upon us !" writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw. — 'To St. James's, and did our usual business before the Duke of York; which signified little, our...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 1

Half hours - 1847
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and " Lord have mercy upon us," writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw. July 12th. A solemn fest-day for the plague growing upon us. 13th. Above 700 died of the plague this...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys: Secretary to the ..., Volume 3

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1848 - 6 pages
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and " Lord have mercy upon us!" writ there; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw. It put me into an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to smell...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1854
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and "Lord have mercy upon us!" writ there; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw. It put me into an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to smell...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the ..., Volume 2

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1854
...cross upon the doors, and " Lord have mercy upon us ! " writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, heing the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw. It put me into an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to smell...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 2

Art - 1857
...252. •with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord have mercy upon us !' writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to...myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some rolltobacco to smell to and chaw, which took away the apprehension."* The costly nature of the luxury...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 74

1894
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord, have mercy upon us ' writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw." The unabridged diary constantly deepens our sense of what may almost be called the pitiless veracity...
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The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art, Volume 2

Art - 1857
...which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to ray remembrance I ever saw. Ifput me in an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I waa forced to buy some rolltobacco to smell to and chaw, which took away the apprehension."* The costly...
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