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OCTOBER

... abundant berries,-the wild rose with cthe hip, the hawthorn wvith the hew, the blackthorn with thle sloe, rtie bremble with tht blackberry ; and the briony, privet, boitey-suckle, elder, Itchy, and woody night-shade, with their other winter feasts for the bfrds ...

Published: Monday 07 October 1850
Newspaper: Glasgow Herald
County: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 5242 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

AMERICA

... ami, if may believe the last accounts, was already the heroine of the day, Sonnets and serenades were as plentiful as blackberries. ...

Published: Thursday 06 February 1851
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 323 | Page: 1 | Tags: News 

MATERIALS FOR THINKING

... ktoll- n The centre of a wviininmg brood B Brown as the hazels whichI they steal,- A Gipsy Beautty stood. B. Blacker than blackberries her eyes, is And still not blacker than her hair, I W'hich lolled il lazy flakes upon it Her olive shoulders bare. 3e I ...

Published: Monday 17 November 1851
Newspaper: Glasgow Herald
County: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1500 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

Imperial Parliament

... state his expenses L.40,000 for one election—(hear, hear. hear). Kleefioiis costing from to L-10,00t> wer-» M plenty as blackberries—(hmj laughter). Now he (Mr Bell) had had the excitement of election, the luxury of a petition, and all the expenses of ...

Published: Thursday 19 February 1852
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 8828 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: News 

England

... white i'he was of white silk, trimmed with white tulle and while Her Majesty wore round bcr head a wreath composed •f blackberries aod diamonds. The diplomatic and general circles were fallr lepre•toted. The following, amongst other and p-ntlcm?r, had ...

Published: Monday 26 April 1852
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 4135 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

Caledonian Mercury

... before those of Sir Charles Napier. Ample reasons can be given for these preferences, but though tliesw reasons were thick blackberries, tliey mill not satisfy the nation who pay tho navy and army, and expect to get the best service for their ' money. Deeply ...

Published: Monday 31 January 1853
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 6925 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News 

LEGAL PREFERMENT THE NEW LORD CHANCELLOR

... Somehow the Whigs are notoriously lucky; and when they are in ofrice, pieces of preferment are sure fall plentifully as blackberries. There is not a single ex-Attorney or ex-Solicitor-General of theirs unprovided for; but poor Sir Frederick Thesager and ...

Published: Thursday 10 February 1853
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1365 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

THE CRIMEA

... t a moment's notice by machinery. Come wheimee they may, they dlo come, never cease coining, and are as plentiful as blackberrie. Napoleon is certainly in earnest ini this war, and I wish our Cabinet would follow suit and II better the example. It ...

Published: Wednesday 21 November 1855
Newspaper: Glasgow Herald
County: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2811 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

THE SECRETS OF SIBERIA

... Prince. Princes are of small account in Russia, and still less in Siberia, where they are, as Shakspere would say, plenty as blackberries. Prince Dolgorakoff is a specimen of the tribe, and, for refinement of perception, deserves to rank with Sergeant Philimonoff's ...

Published: Wednesday 21 November 1855
Newspaper: Glasgow Herald
County: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 4611 | Page: 2 | Tags: News 

THE WAR

... ground till the principal races were over. Divisional Gencrals, Brigadiers, Colonels, and stall officers, were plenty its blackberries, and, though the only representative of the fair sex was Mrs Seacole, who presided over a sorely invested tent fall of ...

Published: Wednesday 19 December 1855
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 5125 | Page: 1, 2 | Tags: News 

ORIGIN OF THE PLOT OF GUY MANNERING

... costume has strikingly supported this view.- Critic. MMlUnORIES oF Bo11iiooc-Tho crowning joys were b huttercupping and blackberrying. As soon as the spring warmth brought forth the golden dandolions, and gave a now greenness to the grass in Stcpney churchyard ...

Published: Saturday 29 December 1855
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 1554 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

ROMANCE OF REAL LIFE

... discussion on the rela- tive merits of Horsecy, Finchley, Wanstead, Epping, and Woodford, as suitable places of resort for blackberry gather. ing. At last September came, and the first jaunt took place. We took our dinners with us in our bags, though many ...

Published: Thursday 03 January 1856
Newspaper: Caledonian Mercury
County: Midlothian, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 949 | Page: 4 | Tags: News