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" In years of plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drunk,... "
The Analectic Magazine: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography, Analytical ... - Página 28
1813
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A Descriptive and Statistical Account of the British Empire ..., Volumen 2

John Ramsay McCulloch - 1854
...plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together."* We suspect there must be a great deal of exaggeration in this striking paragraph ; for, as Scotland...
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Memoirs, Speeches and Writings of Robert Rantoul, Jr

Robert Rantoul - 1854 - 864 páginas
...mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." This is no true picture of Scotch life now. In less than half a century from Fletcher's time, common...
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A History of the Scotch Poor Law: In Connexion with the Condition of the People

Sir George Nicholls - 1856 - 288 páginas
...plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other...drunk, cursing blaspheming and fighting together." g There may be some exaggeration in this statement, for it is difficult to believe that there could...
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Christian and Economic Polity of a Nation: With Special Reference to Large Towns

Thomas Chalmers - 1856 - 728 páginas
...plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." 17. Does it appear, from historical records, that that state of things continued long after the date...
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An Argument for the Legislative Prohibition of the Liquor Traffic

Frederic Richard Lees - 1857 - 320 páginas
...plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together" (Works, p. 100). In the last century, the town council of Glasgow issued a proclamation containing...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volumen 34

1874
...mountains, where they feast and riot for many days, and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together. " It is only fair to the Scottish people to say that the demoralization described by Fletcher was in...
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waverley novels

guy mannering - 1857
...plenty many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other...the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both man and woman, perpetually drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." Notwithstanding the...
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Juvenile Crime: Its Causes, Character, and Cure

Samuel Phillips Day - 1858 - 455 páginas
...plenty, many thousands of them meet together in the mountains, where they feast and riot for many days, and at country weddings, markets, burials, and other...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together. These are such outrageous disorders, that it were better for the nation they were sold for the galleys...
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The Condition of Women and Children Among the Celtic, Gothic, and Other Nations

John M'Elheran - 1858 - 393 páginas
...; many murders have been discovered among them." " At country weddings, markets, burials, and other like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men...drunk, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together." This is the Scotchman's account of his own Bible-reading country. The free Bible reading was hot to...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volumen 2

Abraham Mills - 1858
...mountains, where they feast and riot for many days ; and at country weddings, markets, burials, and the like public occasions, they are to be seen, both men and women, perpetually drank, cursing, blaspheming, and fighting together. These are such outrageous disorders, that it were...
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