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" ... palaces, navigation, &c. but now sallow, &c. are rejected, and nothing but oak any where regarded ; and yet see the change ; for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our... "
Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ... - Page 273
1823
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1775
...houfes were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our boufes are come to be madeofoak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of draw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe the courage of the owner was a fuificient defence to keep...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 6

David Hume - Great Britain - 1789 - 426 pages
...change, for when our houfes were buildcd of willow, then had we oaken men; but now that our huufes are come to be made of oak , our men are not only become willow , but a great many altogether of ftraw , which is a fore alteration. In thefe the courage of the owner was a fufficient defence to keep...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1789
...change ; for when our houfes were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houfes are come to be made, of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether offtraw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe the courage of the owner was a fufficient defence to...
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The Britannic magazine; or entertaining repository of heroic ..., Volume 1

...change, for, when our houfes were builded of willow, then had we oalcen men ; but now, that our houfes are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of ftraw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe, the coitrage of the owner was a fufficient defence to...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 10, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...when our houfes were builded of willow, then had we oaktn men ; but now that our houfes are come te be made of oak, our men are not only become willow» but a great many altogether of ftraw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe, the courage of the owner wat a fufficient defence to keep...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...change, for when our houfes were builded of willow, then had we oaken men; but now that our houfes are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of ftraw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe the courage of the owner was a fuificient defence to keep...
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houfes are come to be made of oak1, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of ftraw, which is a fore alteration. In thefe the courage of the owner was a fufficient defence to keep...
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An Impartial History of the Town and County of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Its ...

John Baillie - Newcastle upon Tyne (England) - 1801 - 612 pages
...houfes were buylded of willowe then had we oken men, but now that our houfes are come to be made of oke, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of draw, which is a fore alteration." April 26, 1582, Qjjeen Elizabeth obtained a leafe of the manors...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cęsar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...oak any where regarded ; and yet see the change ; for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come...many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In these the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety ; but now the...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck ...: Containing The Young ...

Charles Buck - Christian ethics - 1808
...yet, see the change ; for when our houses were built of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now, when our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are...many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration. In these, the courage of the owner was a sufficient defence to keep the house in safety; but now the...
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