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" 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 distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred... "
Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer - Page 98
by Sir Walter Scott - 1815 - 358 pages
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The political works of Andrew Fletcher, esq; [of Saltoun.]

Andrew Fletcher - England - 1732 - 448 pages
...begging from 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 - England - 1732 - 448 pages
...begging from 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 ..., Volume 5

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 ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1806
...follows: " There are at this day, in Scotland, two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And though the number of them be perhaps double to...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
...tells us, " There are at this day in Scotland two hundred thousand people begging from door to door; and though the number of them be perhaps double to...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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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
...500,000 people beting from rl'jorw door. Thes* are not only no way advantageous, but a very 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...
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Caledonian Sketches, Or, A Tour Through Scotland in 1807: To which is ...

Sir John Carr - Scotland - 1809 - 317 pages
...tells us, " There are at this day in Scotland two hundred thousand people begging from door to door; and though 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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Of the education of the poor: being the first part of a digest of the ...

Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comforts of the Poor (Great Britain), Thomas Bernard (Sir.) - Charities - 1809 - 376 pages
...: " There are at this day, in Scot" land, two hundred thousand people begging " from door to door. And though the 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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The opinions of different authors upon the punishment of death, Volume 2

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1812
...follows : " There are at this day in Scotland, two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And though the number of them be perhaps double to...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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