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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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Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr

Robert Rantoul - United States - 1854 - 864 pages
...double to what it was formerly, by reason of this present great distress, (a famine then prevailed,) yet in all 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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Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr

Robert Rantoul - United States - 1854 - 864 pages
...he declared, that "There arc at this Scotland two hundred thousand people begging from door to dooi though the number of them be perhaps double to what it was fo by reason of this present great distress, (a famine then prevail in all times there have been about...
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Christian and Economic Polity of a Nation: With Special Reference to Large Towns

Thomas Chalmers - Christian sociology - 1856 - 728 pages
...various diseases) 200,000 people begging from door to door. Thene 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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A History of the Scotch Poor Law: In Connexion with the Condition of the People

Sir George Nicholls - Poor laws - 1856 - 288 pages
...upon bad food fall into various diseases) two hundred thousand people begging from door to door — and though the number of them 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 those vagabonds,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 34

American literature - 1874
...day in Scotland 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 perhaps double what it was formerly, by reason of the present great distress, yet in all times there have been about...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1858
...diseases) two hundred tJtausand people begging from door to door. These ğre not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country. And...them be perhaps double to what it was formerly, by on of this present great distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those...
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Juvenile Crime: Its Causes, Character, and Cure

Samuel Phillips Day - Juvenile delinquency - 1858 - 455 pages
...These are not only no way advantageous, but a very grievous burden to so poor a country; and although the number of them be, perhaps, double to what it was formerly, yet in all times there has been about a hundred thousand of these vagabonds, who have lived without...
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The novels of sir Walter Scott, with all his introductions and notes, Volume 1

sir Walter Scott (bart [novels, collected]) - 1862
...hundred thousand people begging from door to door. These VOL. I. 805 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 hi all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without...
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Object Teaching and Oral Lessons on Social Science and Common Things: With ...

Henry Barnard - Education, Primary - 1860 - 434 pages
...These are not only no way advantagcous, but a very gricvous burden to so poor a country. And although the number of them be, perhaps, double to what it...this present great distress, yet in all times there has been about a hundred thousand of these vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection,...
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American Journal of Education, Volume 9

Education - 1860
...These are not only no way advantageous, hut a very grievous burden to so poor a ci.umry. And although the number of them be, perhaps, double to what it...this present great distress, yet in all times there has been about a hundred thousand of these vagabond?, who have lived without any regard or subjection,...
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