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" And because the hideous road along by the Tyne, for the many and sharp turnings and perpetual precipices, was for a coach, not sustained by main force, impassable, his lordship was forced to take horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham. "
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baron Guilford, Lord Keeper of ... - Page 286
by Roger North - 1826
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The local historian's table book, of remarkable occurrences ..., Volume 1

Moses Aaron Richardson - Ballads, English - 1843
...to Carlisle. The Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms ; that is, a dagger, knife, penknife, and fork, all together. And because the hideous road along...and to ride most part of the way to Hexham. We were shewed where coal mines burnt under ground ; but could discern nothing of it, besides the deadness...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 6

American literature - 1867
...— that is, a dagger, knife, penknife, and fork, all together. And, because the hideous road along the Tyne, for the many and sharp turnings, and perpetual...most part of the way to Hexham. We were showed where coal mines burnt underground, but could discern nothing of it besides the deadness of all plants there....
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Common-place Book

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1849 - 658 pages
...lay to Carlisle. The Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms; that is, a dagger, knife, penknife and fork, all together. And because the hideous road along...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham." —Ibid. vol. l,p. 271. KENDAL. " We could not without a chagrin, observe the common people walk barefoot,...
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Southey's Common-place Book, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1849 - 416 pages
...is, a dagger, knife, penknife and fork, all together. And because the hideous road along by the Tync, for the many and sharp turnings and perpetual precipices,...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham." — Ibid. vol. 1, p. 271. :.. " We could not without a chagrin, observe the common people walk barefoot,...
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Southey's Common-place Book: Choice passages

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1849
...lay to Carlisle. The Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms ; that is, a dagger, knife, penknife and fork, all together. And because the hideous road along...precipices, was, for a coach not sustained by main force, impassable,1 his lordship was forced to take horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham." —Ibid....
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Letters Between James Ellis, Esq. & Walter Scott, Esq. [mainly on the Battle ...

James Ellis (of Otterburn castle.) - Otterburn, Battle of, Otterburn, England, 1388 - 1850 - 31 pages
...to Carlisle. The Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms; that is, a dagger, knife, pen-knife, and fork, all together. And because the hideous road along...impassable, his lordship was forced to take horse, and to r ide most part of the way to Hexham. We were shewed where coal mines burnt underground ; but could...
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Northumberland, and the Border

Walter White - Borders Region (Scotland) - 1859 - 498 pages
...lay to Carlisle. The Northumberland Sheriff gave us all Arms ; that is, a Dagger, Knife, Penknife, & Fork, all together. And because the hideous Road along by the Tyne, for the many & sharp Turnings, & perpetual Precipices, was for a Coach not sustain'd by main Force, impassable,...
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Handbook for Travellers in Durham and Northumberland

John Murray (Firm) - Durham (England : County) - 1864 - 430 pages
...to Carlisle. The Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms ; that is, a dagger, a knife, penknife, and fork, all together ; and because the hideous road...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham. Near the Picts' wall his lordship saw the true image of a border county. The tenants of the several...
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A Handbook for Travellers in Durham and Northumberland

John Murray (Firm) - Durham (England : County) - 1873 - 404 pages
...that is, a dagger, a knife, penknife, and fork, all together ; and because the hideous road along hy the Tyne, for the many and sharp turnings, and perpetual...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham. Near the Picts' wall his lordship saw the true image of a border county. The tenants of the several...
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Pleasantries of English Courts and Lawyers: A Book about Lawyers

John Cordy Jeaffreson - Law - 1876 - 322 pages
...knife, pen-knife, and fork, altogether. And because the hideous road along the Tyne, for the rnany and sharp turnings, and perpetual precipices, was...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham. . . . Here his lordship saw the true image of a Border country. The tenants of the several manors are...
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