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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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Tobacco Issues: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Health and the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment - Advertising - 1985 - 610 pages
...l667, wrote: "It put me into an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to put some roll -tobacco to smell and to chaw, which took away the apprehension." (Brooks, Jerome. l937. Tobacco . Catalogue of the Arent's Collection: NY Public Library, p. 39-40)...
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A Journal of the Plague Year: Being Observations Or Memorials of the Most ...

Daniel Defoe - Fiction - 1998 - 299 pages
...(Diary, 7 June) with apprehension his first sight of an infected house, in Drury Lane: '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 to chaw, which took away my apprehension.' (5) Plague . . . ckiefly among...
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Literary Companion to Medicine

Richard Gordon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 444 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 roll-tobacco to smell...
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The Concise Pepys

Samuel Pepys - Fiction - 1997 - 804 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. 8th. I to my Lord Treasurer's by appointment of Sir Thomas Ingram's, to meet the Goldsmiths; where...
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Vol. 6: 1665

Samuel Pepys - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 378 pages
...was a sad sight to me, being the first of that 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 6 to buy some roll=tobacco to smell to and chaw - which took away the apprehension. 2 8. About 5 a-clock...
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Streams Of Civilization: Cultures In Conflict Since The Reformation Until ...

Garry J. Moes - Education - 2003 - 438 pages
...which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that... I ever saw. I began to worry about myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll-tobacco to smell and chew, which took away the apprehension. Adapted from The Diary of Samuel...
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Britain, 1500-1750: Crown, Parliament and People. Lower ability pack

Chris Andrews - Great Britain - 2002 - 80 pages
...and 'Lord have mercy upon us' writ there which was a sad sight to me. It put me into an ill feeling, that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell and to chew. July 19: there dying 1089 of the plague this week. My lady Carterei did this day give me a bottle...
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Learning to Smoke: Tobacco Use in the West

Jason Hughes - History - 2003 - 201 pages
...Samuel Pepys's diaries. After seeing some houses bearing the plague cross, he wrote, "[I was put] unto an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that I was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell and chaw, which took away the apprehension" (cited in Hirst 1953: 44). During the seventeenth century it...
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Plague: The Mysterious Past and Terrifying Future of the World's Most ...

Wendy Orent - History - 2004 - 276 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 roll-tobacco to smell...
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Side Lights on English History: Extracts from Letters, Papers, and Diaries ...

Ernest F. Henderson - History - 2004 - 464 pages
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and " Lord have mercy upon us!" written there; which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to my remembrance, I ever saw. June 1oth. In the evening home to supper ; and there, to my great trouble, hear that the plague is...
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