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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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John Heywood's supplementary Manchester readers. The historic reader ...

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1872
...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. July 12th. A solemn fast day for the plague growing upon us. 13th. Above 700 died of the plague this...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 4

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1874
...' Lord have mercy upon us ' writ there ; which was a sad Conduit at Lcadcnhail, erected 16(15. nght to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw." VOL. rv.— 113. The red cross upon the doora 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 - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 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...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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Tobacco: Its History and Associations; Including an Account of the Plant and ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Tobacco - 1876 - 332 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...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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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.: From His Ms ...

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1876
...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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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.: From His Ms ...

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1876
...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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The American Antiquarian and Oriental Journal, Volume 2

Stephen Denison Peet, J. O. Kinnaman - America - 1880
...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...myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco, to smell to, and chaw, which took away my apprehension."8 The "Fair)' Pipes" of Ireland...
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The American Antiquarian, Volume 2

America - 1880
...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...saw. It put me in an ill conception of myself and nay smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco, to smell to, and chaw, which took away my...
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The handbook of specimens of English literature, selected by J. Angus

Joseph Angus - 1880
...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. July izth. A solemn fast-day for the plague growing upon us. 1 3th. Above 700 died of the plague thie...
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Sir Christopher Wren, His Family and His Times: With Original Letters and a ...

Lucy Phillimore - Great Britain - 1881 - 362 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. '•August \bth. — To the Exchange, where I have 1 Diary, vol. ii. p. 273, et scq., ed. 1828. THE...
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