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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
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The popular history of England, Volume 4

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1858
...doors, and ' Lord have mercy upon us ' writ there ; which was a sad Conduit at LeadenhaU, erected 1669. sight to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw." 270 THE PLAGUE. The red cross upon the doors was too familiar to the elder population of London. In...
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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Cigars - 1859 - 332 pages
...have mercy upon us! ' writ there; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that to rny remembrance I ever saw. It put me in an ill conception...smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco, * Dr. Willis, who constantly visited the sick during the Great Plague, and has left us a treatise upon...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 90

1904
...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 in an illconception of myself and my smell, BO that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to smell and to...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys ...: The Diary Deciphered by the ...

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1866
...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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A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs: With Illustrative Notes

William Hugh Logan - Ballads, English - 1869 - 479 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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A Pedlar's Pack of Ballads and Songs: With Illustrative Notes

William Hugh Logan, James Maidment - Ballads, English - 1869 - 479 pages
...red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord, have mercy upon us!' writ there ; which was a sad sight tome, 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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All the Year Round, Volume 2

English literature - 1869
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and 'Lord have mercy upon us' writ there, in which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw." The Lowestoft two -masted luggers are famous in the North Sea. The town boasts some twenty-five luggers...
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Patents for inventions. Abridgments of specifications, Volume 83

Patent office - 1870
...marked with a red cross, and ' Lord have " ' mercy upon us' writ there It put me in an ill con" ception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy " some roll tobacco to smell to and chaw, which took away my " apprehension." Tobacco grows freely in a rich moist soil, which it...
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Patents for Inventions: Abridgements of Specifications Relating to the ...

Great Britain. Patent Office - 1870 - 196 pages
...marked with a red cross, and ' Lord have " ' mercy upon ua ' writ there It put me in an ill con" ception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy " some roll tobacco to smell to and chaw, which took away my " apprehension." Tobacco grows freely in a rich moist soil, which it...
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and " Lord have mercy upon lis " 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 fast-day for the plague growing upon us. 13th. Above 700 died of the plague this...
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