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" There was not a village in England that had not a ghost in it; the churchyards were all haunted; every large common had a circle of fairies belonging to it; and there was scarce a shepherd to be met with who had not seen a spirit. "
Moral and political dialogues: being the substance of several conversations ... - Page 250
by Richard Hurd (bp. of Worcester.) - 1765
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1729
...and Enchantments. There was not a Village in England, that had not a Ghoft in it, the Church-yards were all haunted, every large Common had a Circle of Fairies belonging to it, and there was fcarce a Shepherd to be met with who had not feen a Spirit. AMONG all the Poets of this Kind our Englifli are...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1739
...and Jndiantmcnts. There was not a Village in England, that had not a Ghoft in it, the Church-ynrds were all haunted, every large Common had a Circle of Fairies belonging to it, and there was feircc a Shepherd to be met with who had not fccn a Spirit. AMONG all the Poets of this kind our Engliflj...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

English essays - 1767
...charms and inchantments. There was not a village in England that had not a ghoft in it, the churchyards were all haunted, every large common had a circle...fhepherd to be met with who had not feen a fpirit. Among all the poets of this kind our Englijh are much the belt, by what I have yet feen ; whether it...
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Moral and Political Dialogues: With Letters on Chivalry and Romance, Volume 3

Richard Hurd - Chivalry - 1776
...churchi> z " yards "yards were all haunted; every larger " common had a circle of fairies belong" ing to it ; and there was fcarce a " fhepherd to be met with, who had not *' feen a fpirit." WE are upon enchanted ground, my friend ; arid you are to think yourfelf well ufed, that I detain you...
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Moral and Political Dialogues: With Letters on Chivalry and Romance: by the ...

Richard Hurd - Ethics - 1776
...There was not a village in England, " that had not a ghoft in it; the church• -. „ ii 2 " yards ""yards were all haunted; every large? " common had a circle of fairies belong»g o ing to it; and there was fcarce a ** fhepherd to be met with, who had not " feen a fpirit."...
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The Spectator, Volume 6

1778
...chirms, and inchantments. There was not a village in England that had not a ghoft in it, the church-yards were all haunted, every large common had a circle...fhepherd to- be met with who had not feen a fpirit. Among all the poets of this kind our Englifh are much the beft, by what I have yet feen ; whether it...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 5

1786
...charms, and inchantments. There was nota village in England that had not a ghoft in it, the church-yards were all haunted, every large common had a circle of fairies belonging to it, and there was fcarce a fliepherd to be met with who had not feen a fpirit. Among all the poets of this kind, our Englilh are...
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Imperfect Hints Towards a New Edition of Shakespeare

Samuel Felton - 1787
...charms and inchantments. There was not a village in England that had not a ghoft in it, the church-yards were all haunted, every large common had a circle...there was fcarce a fhepherd to be met with who had not fcen a.fpirit. . AMONG all the poets of, this kind, our Englljh are much the bcft, by. what I have...
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Moral and Political Dialogues: With Letters on Chivalry and Romance

Richard Hurd - Chivalry - 1788 - 338 pages
...There was not a village in England, " that had not a ghoft in it ; the churchS 2 " yards 1 LETTERS ON " yards were all haunted ; every large " common had a circle of fairies belong" ing to it ; and there was fcarce a fhep" herd to be met with, who had not feen " a fpirit."...
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Select British Classics, Volume 16

English literature - 1803
...charms, and enchantments. There was not a village in England that had not a ghost in it, the church-yards were all haunted, every large common had a circle of fairies belonging to it, and there was scarce a shepherd to be met with who had not seen a spirit. Among all the poets of this kind our English...
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