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" The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made it capable of very strong fortification, but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable, neither affording room to lodge soldiers nor provisions. The castle stands at one end of the town, upon... "
Old and New Nottingham - Page 63
by William Howie Wylie - 1853 - 374 pages
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South African traits

1808
...requital of his bad ones, that he lived and died full of love, and acknowledgment of kindnesse to him. The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made...were very ruinous and unhabitable, neither affording roome to lodge souldiers nor provisions. .The castle stands at one end of the towne upon such an eminence...
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Memoirs of the life of colonel Hutchinson, publ. by J. Hutchinson ..., Volume 1

Lucy Hutchinson - 1810
...requital of his bad ones, that he lived and died full of love, and acknowledgment of kindnesse to him. The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made...were very ruinous and unhabitable, neither affording roome to lodge souldiers nor provisions. The castle stands at one end of the towne upon such an eminence...
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Good Wives

Lydia Maria Child - Wives - 1833 - 316 pages
...possess historical interest. " It was built upon a high rock, overlooking the chief streets of the town. Nature had made it capable of very strong fortification, but the buildings were ruinous and uninhabitable. Upon the top of all the rock was a strong tower, which they called the Old...
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History and antiquities of Nottingham, Volume 2

James Orange - 1840
...Mis. Hutchinson informs us, it was then a ruin. The following is taken from her description of it : " The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made...fortification, but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable, neither affording room to lodge soldiers nor provisions. The castle stands at one end...
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Memoirs of Eminent Englishwomen, Volume 3

Great Britain - 1844
...arrived, and consented to take the defence of Nottingham Castle, which his lady thus describes : — " The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made...fortification, but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable. It stands at one end of the town, upon such an eminence as commands the chief streets....
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Memoirs of Eminent Englishwomen, Volume 3

Louisa Stuart Costello - Great Britain - 1844
...it capable of very strong fortification, but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable. It stands at one end of the town, upon such an eminence as commands the chief streets. There was a strong tower, called the Old Tower, built on the highest point of the rock, and this was...
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Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson ...: With Original Anecdotes of ...

Lucy Hutchinson - Great Britain - 1846 - 523 pages
...requital of his bad ones, that he lived and died full of love, and acknowledgment of kindness to him. The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made...fortification, but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable, neither affording room to lodge soldiers nor provisions. The castle stands at one end...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847
...and Mrs. Hutchinson describes the castle and its defensive arrangements. " The castle," she says, " was built upon a rock, and Nature had made it capable...fortification ; but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable, neither affording room to lodge soldiers nor provisions. The castle stands at one end...
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The life of Edward lord Herbert, of Cherbury, written by himself [ed. by H ...

Edward Herbert (1st baron.) - 1853
...requital of his bad ones, that he lived and died full of love and acknowledgment of kindness to him. The castle was built upon a rock, and nature had made...streets of the town. There had been enlargements made л this castle after the first building of it. There was a strong tower which they called the old tower,...
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The Land We Live in: The Midland counties and the East coast of England

England - 1856
...and Mrs. Hutchinson describee the castle and its defensive arrangements. " The castle," she says, " was built upon a rock, and Nature had made it capable...fortification ; but the buildings were very ruinous and uninhabitable, neither affording room to lodge soldiers nor provisions. The castle stands at one end...
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