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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 Harmsworth Monthly Pictorial Magazine, Volume 1

London (England) - 1899
...portals — the token of a plague-stricken household. " It put me," he says, " in an illconception 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." Clay pipes have an enormous sale in this country at...
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The Soverane Herbe: A History of Tobacco

W. A. Penn - Smoking - 1901 - 326 pages
...Lane on June 7, 1665, saw some houses marked with the red cross and ' Lord, have mercy upon us.' ' It put me in an ill conception of myself and my smell,...that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell to and chaw, which took away my apprehension.' Of the universal practice of smoking in the closing...
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William Penn

George Hodges - Pennsylvania - 1901 - 140 pages
...houses marked with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord, have mercy,' written there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw." Day by day the pestilence increased, and presently there was no more studying at Lincoln's Inn. Young...
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The Works of Daniel Defoe, Volume 5

Daniel Defoe, Howard Maynadier - 1904 - 64 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." " June 17th. — It struck me very deep this afternoon going with a hackney coach from [the] Lord Treasurer's...
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A journal of the plague year...A new voyage round the world

Daniel Defoe - 1903
...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." " June 17 th. — It struck me very deep this afternoon going with a hackney coach from [the] Lord...
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Volume 4

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 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 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 Works of Daniel Defoe: A journal of the plague year, written by a ...

Daniel Defoe, Howard Maynadier - 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." " June 17th. — It struck me very deep this afternoon going with a hackney coach from [the] Lord Treasurer's...
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The Historians' History of the World: England, 1642-1791

Henry Smith Williams - World History - 1904
...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." The red cross upon the doors was too familiar to the elder population of London. In 1636, of twenty-three...
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The Works of Daniel Defoe...: A journal of the plague year, written by a ...

Daniel Defoe - 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." "June lllh. — It struck me very deep this afternoon going with a hackney coach from [the] Lord Treasurer's...
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MacMillan's Magazine, Volume 90

Sir George Grove, David Masson, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1904
...Lord have mercy upon us,' writ there, which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind 192 193 that to my remembrance I ever saw. It put me in an illconception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to smell and to...
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