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THE RULE OF HIGH MILITARY PROMOTION

... some distinguished mark of favour. There are things too common with us for honour and reward. Brave men are as abundant as blackberries, and duty is an absolute drug, it therefore becomes necessary to select objects of favour clear of these vulgar claims ...

Published: Saturday 14 January 1860
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2034 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

AGRICULTURE & GARDENING

... ; or a few trees may be set comiipactly fifteen feet apart, and the space they would shade be used for raspberries and blackberries. There is the lane, too, lead- ing to the pasture, which might well have a row of apple or pear trees upon each side, *hich ...

Published: Saturday 04 August 1860
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1645 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

MISCELLANEOUS NEWS

... as it may, they leave the bushes very naked wherever they visit. Cures, or methods of preventure, are as plentiful as blackberries, but, unfortunately, such cures are liable to fail. Alum, lime, hellebore, broom, and elder have all been praised as perfect ...

Published: Wednesday 24 July 1861
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3406 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

RAMBLES BY THE RIBBLE

... hur~sbed in random luxuriance, and which Was -also fre- Oth ud quont in the neighbouring hedges. The bramible, or 6th Ite blackberry family (Rusbus), bad also several representa- ver tives: Te wood straberry (FIragaria ve.5ca) was abtin- 8utt ld dant. It ...

Published: Wednesday 07 August 1861
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3126 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

Borrowed Cristies

... *and headed it, A wretched attempt at wit. A New Orleans papcr of last January boasted gold was as pentiful there as blackberries. The editor forgot to tenl how abandsut bhlacehberies are in Nowv Orleans in midwinter. IsIMPARTIAI.11Y.- This is a vcry ...

Published: Saturday 31 August 1861
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 536 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

VANCOUVER'S ISLAND AS A FIELD FOR AGRICULTURAL ENTERPRISE

... the maple and poplar trees are very tall and straight and average 10 feet in circumference. i That among the fruits, the blackberry, mulberry, raspberry, strawberry, gooseberry, currant, and high bush cranberry, would require little pains or culture to ...

Published: Monday 07 April 1862
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1385 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

FOREIGN NEWS

... bloodhounds been so fiercely on the scent as within the last few days. Transportations to Siboyia have becomo as frequent as blackberries; and as for runishment in a Russian gaol far away from the woody tracts of Poland and the sound of its laiguago, ?? if ...

Published: Saturday 21 June 1862
Newspaper: Manchester Times
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 19128 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News 

CORRESPONDENCE

... conten-i against a great deal in his district, for. the infamous COpperheads, Syinpathisers with the South, were us thick as blackberries, and he often felt as if he would like thrashing a man to 1ef a Christian virtue, that he might have the privleg. of digging ...

Published: Wednesday 06 May 1863
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1647 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

AMERICA

... the ap- pearance of tbh applcnt. If decently apparelled they will extract $10 or $20; i a poor person wishes to get a few blackberries to eke out a sub- sistence by selling them about the streets, $1 is the charge. I know a British subject who is now negotiating ...

Published: Tuesday 12 May 1863
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 764 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

CORRESPONDENCE

... clover), Trifeli un officinale (melilot), Mentha v iridis.(spear mint), Ballota nigra (black hore- hound), ftiuesfruticosaa (blackberry), Rlubsidseus (rasp. berry), Ioeria amirar (common candytuft), Ulex Europa us (common furze), Plzantago ladceelata' (ribwort ...

Published: Saturday 25 July 1863
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 6493 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

LOCAL INTELLIGNCE._

... Sunday . Plfternoon, a boy named John Wright, aged about 14, adl his little sister, aged only three years, Vere gathering blackberries adjacent to th6 Parr Copper Weor;s, and near to the Sankey Brook, in Parr when the Child dropped her basket into the brook ...

Published: Tuesday 06 October 1863
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3821 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

MISCELLANEOUS NEWS

... them that ?? fears were groundless A sad accident occurred at St. Helens on Sunday even- ing. Some children were picking blackberries on a breok side, when the basket of one little girl, named Whittle, fell into the water. The child was trying was trying ...

Published: Saturday 10 October 1863
Newspaper: Preston Chronicle
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 5819 | Page: 3 | Tags: News