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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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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 1

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - London (England) - 1891
...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. — Pepys. Somewhat later Pepys has an entry respecting Drury Lane of a different order : — May I,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 74

American literature - 1894
...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." The unabridged diary constantly deepens our sense of what may almost be called the pitiless veracity...
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Defoe's History of the Great Plague in London: A Journal of the Plague Year

Daniel Defoe - Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 - 1895 - 359 pages
...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. It put me into an ill conception of myself and of my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to...
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Defoe's History of the Great Plague in London: A Journal of the Plague Year

Daniel Defoe - Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 - 1895 - 359 pages
...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. It put me into an ill conception of myself and of my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to...
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History of the Great Plague in London: A Journal of the Plague Year Being ...

Daniel Defoe - Great Plague, London, England, 1664-1666 - 1895 - 359 pages
...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. It put me into an ill conception of myself and of my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to...
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Tobacco in Song and Story

Smoking - 1896 - 120 pages
...which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind, 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 and chew, which took away the apprehension." Further, it was popularly reported that no tobacconists or...
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England in the Days of Old

William Andrews - England - 1897 - 279 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 ill-conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell...
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England in the Days of Old

William Andrews - England - 1897 - 279 pages
...to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw. It put me into ill-conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell and chew, which took apprehension." Another impetus to the habit of snuff-taking was given in 1702. Our...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 30

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - Devon (England) - 1898
...efficacy as a prophylactic against the plague; and during the great outbreak of 1665 Pepys records he " was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell and to chaw, which took away the apprehension." 8 * Judging from the following item in the Household Book of Risley Hall, Derbyshire, it was employed...
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The Archaeological Journal, Volume 57

Archaeology - 1900
...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...that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco, to smell to, and chaw, which took away my apprehension." Again, on 3rd November, 1665, Pepys records that he...
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