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" 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 thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to... "
Spirit of the English Magazines - Page 235
1817
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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - 1879 - 428 pages
...distress, yet in all rimes there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature. No mag.strate could ever be informed, or discover, which way one in a...
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The Antiquary, Volume 6

1882 - 308 pages
...formerly, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land or even those of God and Nature ; fathers incestuously accompanying with their own daughters, the son...
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The Antiquary, Volume 6

1882 - 328 pages
...formerly, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land or even those of God and Nature ; fathers incestnously accompanying with their own daughters, the son...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 2

1883 - 680 pages
...this 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 land or even those of God and Nature. They are not only an unspeakable oppression to poor tenants, but they...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 2

1883 - 436 pages
...distress, yet in all times there have been about 100,000 of those vagabonds, who have lived withont any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land or even those of God and Nature. They are not only an unspeakable oppression to poor tenants, but they...
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Social Life in Scotland: From Early to Recent Times, Volume 1

Charles Rogers - 1884 - 436 pages
...distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection, either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature. No magistrate," he adds, " could ever discover or be informed which way...
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Social Life in Scotland: From Early to Recent Times, Volume 1

Charles Rogers - 1884 - 440 pages
...distress, yet in all times there have been about one hundred thousand of those vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection, either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature. No magistrate," he adds, " could ever discover or be informed which way...
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Old Church Life in Scotland: Lectures on Kirk-session and Presbytery Records ...

Andrew Edgar - 1886 - 436 pages
...there were constantly about 100,000 vagabonds wandering up and down the country "without any submission either to the laws of the land or to those of God and nature "—fathers living in incest with daughters, mothers with sons, and brothers with sisters. " In ycarsof...
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In Scottish Fields

James Logie Robertson - 1890 - 272 pages
...said to match that of Fletcher of Saltoun two hundred years ago. " Those vagabonds," he says, " live without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature. Many murders have been discovered among them ; and they are not only...
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National Life and Character

Charles Henry Pearson - 1893 - 376 pages
...by the insurgents. 2 Macaulay's History of England, vol. i. pp. 437, 438. vagabonds, who have lived without any regard or subjection either to the laws of the land, or even those of God and nature/' x Scotland has now about 100,000 paupers to a population of 4,000,000....
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