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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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An Inquiry Into the Poor Laws: Chiefly with a View to Examine Them as a ...

James Ebenezer Bicheno - Poor laws - 1824 - 162 pages
...two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. " And though the number of them," he says, " be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress," [a famine then prevailed,] " yet at all times there have been about one hundred ifliousand of those...
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A Treatise on the Law of Scotland Relative to the Poor

Alexander Dunlop - Electronic book - 1825 - 152 pages
...various diseases,) 200,000 people begging ' from door to door. These are not only no ways advan' tageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country ;...perhaps double to ' what it was formerly, by reason of the present great dis' tress, yet in all times there have been about 100,000 of ' these vagabonds who...
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A Discourse on Popular Education: Delivered in the Church at Princeton, the ...

Charles Fenton Mercer - Education - 1826 - 79 pages
...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 formerly was, by reason of this present great distress (a famine then prevailed), yet in all times...
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A Treatise on the Law of Scotland Relative to the Poor

Alexander Dunlop - Poor laws - 1828 - 193 pages
...various diseases,) ' 200,000 people begging from door to door. These are not ' only no ways advantageous, but a very grievous burden to ' so poor a country ; and though the number of them be per' haps double to what it was formerly, by reason of the pre' sent great distress, yet in all times...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1830
...begging /rom door to door. Those are not only noway advantageous, but a very grievous burden to »o mbers ono hmnlrea thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or euhj, -clion either to...
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Parochial Law

Alexander Dunlop - Ecclesiastical law - 1830 - 416 pages
...various diseases,) 200,000 people begging from door to door. ' These are not only no ways advantageous, but a very grievous ' burden to so poor a country...perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of the ' present great distress, yet in all times there have been about ' 100,000 of these vagabonds,...
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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life, and a Criticism on ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1831 - 438 pages
...There are at this day in Scotland, two hundred thousand peopla begging from door to door. And thougb the number of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of thi* present great distress (a famine then pro vailed,) yet in all times there have been about one...
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The Schoolmaster, and Edinburgh Weekly Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Scottish periodicals - 1832
...from door to door. And though the numbur of them be double to what U was formerly, by reason of this great distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, whu have lived without any regard, or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God...
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent ..., Volume 1

John Ramsay McCulloch - Great Britain - 1837
...diseases) two hundred thoutand people begging from door to door. These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And...great 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 the...
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The Harmony of Phrenology with Scripture: Shewn in a Refutation of the ...

William Scott - Phrenology - 1837 - 354 pages
...country ; and though the number of these be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by reason of the present great distress, yet, in all times, there have been about one hundred thousand of these vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or submission either to the laws of the land, or...
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