AILSA CRAIG, A YULE-TIDE TALE

... the not too fertile fields', piced ig up. curious stones' and shells at one time, and t another-picking wild flowers and blackberries, or chasing the much-envied butterfly.' In such sea- sons, too, they had been taken to. pic-nic on hills and in glens ...

Published: Friday 02 January 1880
Newspaper: Hull Packet
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 14606 | Page: 2, 3 | Tags: News 

flas she had her medicine regularly Pi Yea!

... broiling kitchen, the frequent running up and down stairs, told upon her health, and when September came, bringing damsons and blackberries to preserve, epple•jelly to make, and walnuts to pickle, her strength gave way. By good fortune Jane caught her, fainting ...

Published: Saturday 17 January 1880
Newspaper: Wakefield Free Press
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 1227 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

BCARBRO'

... zealous way laying and fishing up voters. Placards and posters, besides itinerating sandwich men, were plentiful as blackberries in autumn, and some of the former, emanating from North-street, were only noticeable for their offensiveness, and the ...

Published: Wednesday 21 January 1880
Newspaper: York Herald
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 342 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

LIVERPOOL SPRING MEETING-

... the turf, who assisted at the three days' racing on Corholme, and as both tbe fielders and backers were as plentiful as blackberries in autumn, some very brisk wagering on the big event was transacted. As is usually the case, tbe Irish division showed ...

Published: Friday 19 March 1880
Newspaper: Sheffield Independent
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2035 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

THE BRIGHOUSE NEWS, SATURDAY, MARCH 20, 1880

... reasons sufficient why each one should become au abstainer : indeed, the reasons were as Shakespeare said : As plenty as blackberries. He would, therefore, ask them not only to join the moderate section of the society, but to come and help it on the higher ...

Published: Saturday 20 March 1880
Newspaper: Brighouse News
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 5716 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

JUST AS I AM,

... meadow beyond. was a blind hedge, with a good deal green about it. and the horse had gone crashing through thick growth blackberry bushes ami oak saplings. In the held we lost all trace him, for there were couple of mares and foals grazing, and the marks ...

Published: Saturday 27 March 1880
Newspaper: Sheffield Daily Telegraph
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 5595 | Page: 9 | Tags: none

WHY THE CONSERVATIVES LOST

... of reasons. He is not exactly like Ealstaff, after the robbery Gadshill, who protested that if reasons were plenty as blackberries he would not u,ive them but he is quietly and proudly confident that he has at last achieved some power in the conduct ...

Published: Saturday 10 April 1880
Newspaper: Sheffield Daily Telegraph
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 767 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

ELECTION GOSSIP

... parliamentary correspondent.] London, Monday Night. There are few new facts to communicate, but rumours are as plentiful as blackberries, and for the most part as worthless. The statement, for instance, that the Marquis of Salisbury is to be created Duke is ...

Published: Tuesday 13 April 1880
Newspaper: Sheffield Daily Telegraph
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 699 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

WHICH JTOBODT CAR DIRT

... WHICH CAR DIRT. The Government have been beaten all over country overwhelming majority. f* this are plenty as blackberries. Among may mention these of A Keen Political Observer— Because tbe walk* has been dead against them all along. Country Tory— M ...

Published: Thursday 15 April 1880
Newspaper: York Herald
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3436 | Page: 6, 7 | Tags: none

THE PRESENT LAW OF DISTRAINT AND ITS EFFECTS

... which, as the law at present stands, prevents their cultivation, although large 'tpracsts of laud. nowi only. bearing blackberries and firze might be made marhket-garde'ns, LAND SURVEYOR. ...

Published: Thursday 15 April 1880
Newspaper: Hull Packet
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 614 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

EXTRACTS FROM THIS WEEK'S PUNCH

... The Government have been beaten all oves the country bv an overwhelnhiug majority. Reasons for this are as3 aplenty as blackberries. Among them we may mention those of A KEEN POLITICAL OnrEasvEs.- Because the weather hls been dead against them all along ...

Published: Thursday 15 April 1880
Newspaper: Leeds Mercury
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 582 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

JUST ASIAM, BY MISS BRADDON,

... distant pine-woods and the fresh, cool odour of newlyploughed uplands. The sunshine lit up the ragged hedges, where the blackberry leaves still hung, beautiful in their decay, with every variety of tint, from olive green to bronze, from crimson to darkest ...

Published: Saturday 17 April 1880
Newspaper: Sheffield Daily Telegraph
County: Yorkshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 9130 | Page: 9 | Tags: none