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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 Diary: With an Introduction and Notes

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1905 - 800 pages
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord have mercy upon us ! ' writ there ; which was a sad nv's being put in from the fleet, maimed as the other ships are. 6th. * j with the Du into an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I was 1 Sir Henry Felton, of Phyford, Suffolk,...
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St. Giles of the Lepers

Edward Codrington William Grey - Bloomsbury (London, England) - 1905 - 252 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 my smell, so that I was forced to buy some rolled tobacco to smell...
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1905 - 800 pages
...a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw. It put me into op of I.ondon. я Afterwards Sir Robert Slingsby, Compt 1 Sir Henry Felton, of Pbyfnrd, Suffolk, Bait. [В.] 2 Vauxhall. 317 forced to buy some roll-tobacco...
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Works, Volume 9

Daniel Defoe - 1908
...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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Diary of Samuel Pepys: F. R. S., Secretary to the Admiralty Inthe ..., Volume 1

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1906
...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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Covent Garden: Its Romance and History

Reginald Jacobs - Covent Garden (London, England) - 1913 - 269 pages
...red cross on the doors, and * See Appendix. ' Lord, have mercy on us,' writ there ; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that to my remembrance I ever saw." Adjoining the theatre there existed, until the recent improvement of the neighbourhood, a maze of courts...
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Natural History

Museums - 1921
...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 rolltobacco, to smell to, and chaw, which took away my apprehension." Writing some two decades prior...
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Popular Series: Anthropology, Issues 19-25

Chicago Natural History Museum - Anthropology - 1924
...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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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 9 Judging from the following item in the Household Book of Risley Hall, Derbyshire,...
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Report and Transactions - The Devonshire Association for the ..., Volume 26

Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and Art - Devon (England) - 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."5 When this County was visited by the epidemic in the 17* century, the Justices directed, that...
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