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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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The Harmony of Phrenology with Scripture: Shewn in a Refutation of the ...

William Scott - Phrenology - 1837 - 354 pages
...diseases,) two hundred thousand people begging from door to door. These are not only noways advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a 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...
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A Statistical Account of the British Empire: Exhibiting Its Extent ..., Volume 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - Great Britain - 1839 - 718 pages
...diseases) tiro 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...formerly, by reason of this present great distress, yet in nil times there have been about 100,000 of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection...
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Religion in Connexion with a National System of Instruction: Their Union ...

William Maxwell Gunn - Religious education - 1840 - 444 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, who...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1841
...only no way advantageous, but a very grievou» burden to so poor a country. And though the nurober of them be perhaps double to what it was formerly,...thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without anv regard; or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature; ***•»....
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On the Sufficiency of the Parochial System: Without a Poor Rate, for the ...

Thomas Chalmers - Church and social problems - 1841 - 336 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...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, who...
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District School Journal, of the State of New-York, Volumes 4-6

Education - 1843
...various diseases,) fipo hundred thousand people begging from door to door. And though the number of these be, perhaps, double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress, yetin all times Cherchare been about one hundred thousand of these vagabonds, icho have lived without...
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The District School Journal of the State of New York, Volumes 4-5

1843
...suitably commenting upon the circumpeople begging from door to door. And though the number of these be, perhaps, double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great stances and the nature of the case, let the rod he applied with such a degree of severity as shall...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1844
...diseases) two hundrnl 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 be perhaps double to whnt it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress, yet in all times there have been about...
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The North British Review, Volume 2

English literature - 1845
...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, who...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1846
...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 be perhaps double to what it wos formerly, by reason of this present great distress, yet in all times there have been about one...
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