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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
edited by - 1851
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Daily Life During the Black Death

Joseph Patrick Byrne - History - 2006 - 326 pages
...across the first houses he had seen marked with the red X indicating plague victims: "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 chaw — which took away the apprehension."17 At the famed boys' school in nearby Eton, all students...
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Anastasis Dunamis

Ray Korban - Fiction - 2006 - 324 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 to buy some roll tobacco to smell to and chaw - which took away the apprehension." "There's a note here that I'm going to read, " (Houses...
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The Smoke of the Gods: A Social History of Tobacco

Eric Burns - History - 2006 - 270 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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Rats, Lice and History

Hans Zinsser - Business & Economics - 2011 - 332 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 rolltobacco to smell...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 44

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1851
...marked with a red cross upon the doors, and ' Lord have mercy on us !' writ there, which was a sad sight to me, being the first of the kind that, to...an ill conception of myself and my smell, so that 1 was forced to buy some roll tobacco to smell and to chaw, which took away the apprehension.' (iii....
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readings in english social history from contemporary literature

...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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By-roads in History

...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 \lth. — It struck me very deep this afternoon going with a hackney coach from [the] Lord Treasurer's...
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