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" These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred... "
Guy Mannering, Or, The Astrologer - Page 98
by Walter Scott - 1815 - 358 pages
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ...

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1812
..." begging from door to door. These are " not only no way advantageous, but a " verv great burtlien to so poor a country. " And though the number of them be per" haps double to what it was formerly, by " reason of this present great distress, yet in all times...
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The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ...

Books - 1813
...various diseases,) two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And though the number of these be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason...vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection cither to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature; fathers incestuous! y accompanying...
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The Analectic Magazine, Volume 2

1813
...various diseases,) two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And though the number of these be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason...this present great distress, yet in all times there hare been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection...
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Collections Relative to Systematic Relief of the Poor, at Different Periods ...

John Shute Duncan - Charities - 1815 - 220 pages
....declared as follows : " There are at this day in Scot" land 200,000 people begging from door to door. " And though the number of them be, perhaps, " double to what it was formerly, by reafon of this ** prefent great diftrefs, (a famine then prevailed,) " yet in all times there have...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life ..., Issue 670, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1816
...follows : " There are at this day in Scotland, two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And though the .-number of them be perhaps double to what it wae formerly, by reason of this present great distress (a. famine then prevailed), yet in all times...
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The Edinburgh Monthly Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1817
...very grievous burden to so poor а country. And though the number of them be perhaps double to wluit it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress,...times there have been about one hundred thousand of these vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 1

1817
...diseases) two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And though the number of .them he perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress, yet in all times...
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A Course of Lectures on Subjects Connected with the Corruption, Revival, and ...

William Johnson Fox - Christianity - 1819 - 315 pages
...diseases) two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And...one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have Jived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature...
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Guy Mannering; or, The astrologer. By the author of 'Waverley'.

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1821
...These, are not only no way advantageous, but a> very, grievous burden to so y»oor> a country. Alid though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason oŁ this present great distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those...
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A sermon, preached before Richard, marquess Wellesley... and the members of ...

Charles Richard Elrington - 1822
...200,000 people begging from door to door. " These are not only no way advantageous, but a very griev" ous burden to so poor a country : and though the number...distress, yet in all times there " have been about 100,000 of those vagabonds who have " lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws " of...
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