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" We soon arrived at Gravesend, and found some difficulty in getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel ; but, as virtue surmounts all obstacles, we happily... "
The History of the Town of Gravesend in the County of Kent, and of the Port ... - Page 410
by Robert Peirce Cruden - 1843 - 569 pages
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Hogarth's Frolic: The Five Days' Peregrination Around the Isle of Sheppey of ...

Ebenezer Forrest, William Hogarth, Samuel Scott - Drawing, British - 1732 - 126 pages
...going to relate a dream he had ; but falling asleep again, when he awaked forgot he had dreamt at all. We soon arrived at Gravesend, and found some difficulty...Church, the unknown person's tomb and epitaph, and the Market-place, and then proceed on foot to Rochester. Nothing remarkable happened in that journey, except...
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The Portfolio of Entertaining & Instructive Varieties in History ..., Volume 3

1824 - 394 pages
...alehouse I guess, TA] We washed hands and face, got our wigs powdered, then drank coffee and tea, ate toast and butter, paid our reckoning, and set out at eight. We viewed the new church, the unknown person's tomb and epitaph, and the market-place, and then proceeded...
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The Table Book..., Volume 1

William Hone - Days - 1827 - 892 pages
...getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel ; but, as...hands, and had our wigs powdered ; then drank coffee, «at toast and butter, paid our reckoning, and set out at eight. We took a view of the building of...
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The Table Book, Volume 2

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1828 - 514 pages
...getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel ; but, as...set out at eight. We took a view of the building of th« New Church, the unknown person's tomb and epitaph, and the Market place, and then proceeded on...
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The Table Book, Volume 2

William Hone - Almanacs, English - 1828 - 468 pages
...faces and hands, and ! our wigs powdered ; then drank coffee, toast and butter, paid our reckoning, I set out at eight. We took a view of the building of the w Church, the unknown person's tomb i epitaph, and the Market place, and n proceeded on foot to Rochester....
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calandar of Popular ...

William Hone - Days - 1835 - 924 pages
...unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage отег his vessel ; but, as virtue surmounts all obstacles,...hands, and had our wigs powdered ; then drank coffee, cat toast and butter, paid our reckoning, and set out at eight. We took a view of the building of the...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837 - 922 pages
...getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel ; but, as...hands, and had our wigs powdered ; then drank coffee, *at to;ist and butter, paid our reckoning, and set out at eight. We touk a view of the building of...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book; Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 3

William Hone - Days - 1841 - 894 pages
...getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel ; but, as...Bramble's at six. There we washed our faces and hands, and bad our w Ąps powdered ; then drank coffee, eat toast and butter, paid our reckoning, and set out...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847 - 812 pages
...getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel ; but as virtue...hands, and had our wigs powdered ; then drank coffee, cat toast and butter, paid our reckoning, and set out at eight." The pleasure-seekers then went on...
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Summer excursions in ... Kent, along the banks of the rivers Thames and Medway

1847 - 334 pages
...getting ashore, occasioned by an unlucky boy's having placed his boat between us and the landing-place, and refusing us passage over his vessel; but as virtue...this adventure, and arrived at Mr. Bramble's at six." Starting at one in the morning sounds sufficiently outre — but it was necessary in those days to...
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