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" The forests of the Britons are their cities ; for, when they have enclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build within it houses for themselves and hovels for their cattle. "
The History and Antiquities of Boston: And the Villages of Skirbeck ... - Page 12
by Pishey Thompson - 1856 - 824 pages
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Collections for a topographical and historical account of Boston, and the ...

Pishey Thompson - 1820
...for the security of themselves and their cattle against the incursions of their enemies." Strabo too, says " The forests of the Britons are their cities. For when they have inclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build within it houses for themselves, and hovels...
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Yorkshire: An Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of ...

John Wainwright - Conisbrough (England) - 1829 - 227 pages
...Britons," says Strabo, " are their cities. For when they have enclosed a very large circuit with fallen trees, they build within it houses for themselves,...These buildings are very slight, and not designed for a long duration. "t But notwithstanding the speedy disappearance of their fragile tenements, their...
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Yorkshire: An Historical and Topographical Introduction to a Knowledge of ...

John Wainwright - Conisbrough (England) - 1829 - 227 pages
...they stood in fear of incursions from the borderers."* " The forests of the Britons," says Strabo, " are their cities. For when they have enclosed a very large circuit with fallen trees, they build within it houses for themselves, and hovels for their cattle. These buildings...
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The history of the county of Lincoln

Thomas Allen - 1830
...the security of themselves and their cattle, against the incursions of their enemies." Strabo too, says " The forests of the Britons are their cities. For when they have inclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build within it houses for themselves, and hovels...
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The Scottish GaŽl ; Or, Celtic Manners, as Preserved Among the ..., Volume 1

James Logan - Celts - 1831
...security of themselves and cattle, against the incursions of an enemy ; for, when they have inclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build...houses for themselves and hovels for their cattle.'" In this description, he is less satisfactory than on other occasions ; for it gives no just idea of...
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The Scotish GaŽl, Or, Celtic Manners: As Preserved Among the Highlanders ...

James Logan - Celts - 1833 - 528 pages
...security of themselves and cattle, against the incursions of an enemy; for, when they have inclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build within it houses for themselves and hovels for'their cattle." In this description, he is less satisfactory than on other occasions; for it gives...
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A Description of the Part of Devonshire Bordering on the Tamar and ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Devon (England) - 1836
...surrounded by a mound or ditch for the security of the inhabitants and their cattle. And Strabo says, "When they have enclosed a very large circuit with...houses for themselves and hovels for their cattle."* That the people of Dartmoor should prefer granite to felled trees for such an enclosure is nothing...
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Traditions, legends, superstitions, and sketches of Devonshire: on ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Bray (Anna Eliza) - Devon (England) - 1838
...surrounded by a mound or ditch for the security of the inhabitants and their cattle. And Strabo says, " When they have enclosed a very large circuit with...houses for themselves and hovels for their cattle."* * " The universality of Celtic manners, at a very remote period, is proved by the existence of conical...
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A History of the Highlands and of the Highland Clans, Volume 1

James Browne - Clans - 1838
...security of themselves and cattle against the incursions of an enemy ; for, when they have inclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build...houses for themselves, and hovels for their cattle."* Notwithstanding the scantiness of their covering, which left their bodies exposed to the rigours of...
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A topographical history of Surrey, by E.W. Brayley assisted by J. Britton ...

Edward Wedlake Brayley, John Britton - 1841
...enemies;"' and Strabo describes the forests of the Britons as their cities ; " for, when they have inclosed a very large circuit with felled trees, they build...very slight, and not designed for long duration."* Of the aboriginal inhabitants of Britain it is difficult to speak with that precision which is entitled...
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