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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 lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, baron Guildforfd; the ..., Volume 1

1890 - 456 pages
...Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms ; that is, a dagger, knife, pen-knife, and fork, altogether. And. because the hideous road along by the Tyne, for...sharp turnings, and perpetual precipices, was for > The punishment of the peine forte et dure, abolished by the statute of 1 2 Geo. III. c. 20. a coach,...
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The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North: Baron Guilford; the Hon ..., Volume 1

Roger North - Lawyers - 1890
...Northumberland sheriff gave us all arms ; that is, a dagger, knife, pen-knife, and fork, altogether. And because the hideous road along by the Tyne, for...sharp turnings, and perpetual precipices, was for 1 The punishment of the peine forte et dure, abolished by the statute of 12 Geo. III. c. 20. a coach,...
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Social Life in England from the Restoration to the Revolution, 1660-1690

William Connor Sydney - Great Britain - 1892 - 484 pages
..." The Northumberland sheriff," wrote he, "gave us all arms; that is, a dagger, knife, penknife, and fork all together. And because the hideous road along...many and sharp turnings, and perpetual precipices was fora coach, not sustained by main force, impassable, his lordship was forced to take horse, and to...
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The Leisure Hour: An Illustrated Magazine for Home Reading

1904 - 1068 pages
...the Tyne," says North in his life of Lord Guilford, in the latter part of the seventeenth century, "for the many and sharp turnings and perpetual precipices...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham." The people are described as a comical set, with bristly beards, short cloaks, and long broadswords...
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Proceedings

Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne - Archaeology - 1915 - 388 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...Turnings, and perpet'ual Precipices, was for a Coach, not sustain'd by main Force, impassable, his Lordship was forced to take Horse, and to ride most Part of...
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on circuit 1924-1937

Sir Frank Douglas MacKinnon - Courts - 1940
...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."* A writer in 1705 says: " Alanson's Banck was the last place we were to be in Scotland; its only remarkable...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 6; Volume 69

1867
...— that is, a dagger, Jmife, 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 deadnt-ss of all plants there....
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 28

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - 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...horse, and to ride most part of the way to Hexham. Wo were showed where coal mines burnt underground, but could discern nothing of it besides the deadness...
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