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THE BLACKBERRY

... THE BLACKBERRY. The blackberry bush—what a cad it is because it happens to be common in the vegetable world ! If it were an exotic, growing here and there, and only growing at all when you mused it, made much of it, manured it, and all the rest, then ...

Published: Friday 07 June 1872
Newspaper: Tavistock Gazette
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 517 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

DISTRICT NEWS

... The stock offered was generally SuA. both condition and quality, and through the large 7 number o werfffied co,B P prices Blackberry Revel has been annually held the hamlet of Hollowcombe time mind. Sunday and Monday was the time of its observance, but ...

Published: Friday 11 October 1872
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 7035 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

WINKLEIGH

... reader of that valuible paper, The Western Timet, I Was more than usually struck seeing a paragraph it on Friday respecting Blackberry Revel annually held the aforesaid village. Hot long since one of the oldest inhabitants told that formerly drunkenness, ...

Published: Friday 18 October 1872
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 249 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

POETRY

... the throng; iVhile the woods were rich in their mellow light And the trees were golden and brown, and red ; And purple blackberries—tempting sight— Bung in rich clusters overhead. Where are they all that loved so well ? Who merrily laughed in the country ...

MISCELLANEOUS

... Lewis was ordered to repay fees received by him as the director of nndy Granite Company. Blackberry Wine. —The following is an American i . eipe for making blackberry wine :-Crush the berries th wooden pest c a wooden tub bucket ; draw off all the juice ...

Published: Tuesday 26 March 1872
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1868 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

CASTLE OF EXETER

... master's property ; they were picking blackberries. On speakin theJnenthey all, with the exception of defendant gave the wrong names and addresses. The defendant was' very civil, had about a quart of blackberries in liis possession. great deal of damage ...

Published: Tuesday 08 October 1872
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 2031 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

TORQUAY

... Although not exactly the season for monster gooseberries, we may mention that a lady gathered, a few days ago, sprig the common blackberry, having four halfripe berries upon it. Mr. Menneer, of Montvidere Academy, has been successful in passing three of his boys ...

Published: Friday 01 March 1872
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 769 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

THE STATE OF TRADE

... couple; ducks, 6s. Od. to 7s. Ob per couple; potatoes, Is. ls. 6d. per peck; damsons, sd. quart; turnips, 4 and 6 for 11. ; blackberries, Jd. to 3d. per quart; French beans, Id. per lb., lbs. for lid. ; honey, lOd. to Is. per lb.; grapes (black', 2s. 6d. ; ...

Published: Thursday 26 September 1872
Newspaper: North Devon Journal
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1008 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

LOCAL INTELLIGENCE

... must have been assiduously explored for the materials of the two exquisitely-wrought wreaths that encircle the pulpit: blackberries, winter cherries, hips and haws, dry grasses and foliage of every variety of warm autumn tints are combined with artistic ...

Published: Monday 30 September 1872
Newspaper: Exeter and Plymouth Gazette
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1154 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

THE STATE OF TRADE

... ducks, 6s. Od. to 7s. 6d. per couple; potatoes, ls. to ls. 6d. per peck; damsons, 6d. per quart; turnips, 4 and 6 for Id. ; blackberries, 2d. to 3d. per quart; French beans, id. per lb., and 2 lbs. for lid. ; honey, ls. per lb.; grapes (black), 2s. 6d. per ...

Published: Thursday 19 September 1872
Newspaper: North Devon Journal
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1172 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

??? There ia something very instructive in the 1 fascinations Lord Salisbury's now famous article the Quarterly ..

... catch larks, and the lory cages wdl ready for the sweet singing birds a programme-as Falstaff says, Were they as plenty blackberries, you shall not have one A programme on compulsion orogramme because the enemy asks for one] Did not Lord say Rest and ...

Published: Saturday 26 October 1872
Newspaper: Western Times
County: Devon, England
Type: Article | Words: 1143 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

ORIGIN OF THE WORD ‘ALABAMA

... one point. That is, there were eight 20 and forty three 10's in the list of fifty seven winners. The 18’s were plenitfol blackberries, sa only sixteen of the best czme in for a prizs. Last year thirtyone similar scores were in. The shooting at 51)0 yards ...