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 

MISCELLANEOUS

... LESSON ON q onALS (O1ArErcAN),-)nee upon a time, boys, there was a little lad .who, desiring to go to a circus, picked blackberries all through one whole hot July week, and when he had gathered enough to sell for fifty cents, 1 there was nO happier s ...

Published: Saturday 03 January 1880
Newspaper: Bristol Mercury
County: Bristol, England
Type: Article | Words: 2975 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

PRIVATE CORRESPONDENCE

... not to observe this fact, and properly; discount it. Rumours as to the Royal Family are, strange to say, as plentiful as blackberries when in season. I In the present condition of our public exchequer lijcreased salaries will scarcely be regarded as seasonable ...

Published: Thursday 29 January 1880
Newspaper: Birmingham Daily Post
County: Warwickshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 2281 | Page: 4 | Tags: News 

ASAB BAY

... the culmninating point of St. llelena. Here a few roughly-squared blocks of tufa, now over- grown with wildl-pel)er and blackberry brambles, are all that remain to mark the site of Edmund Ialley's observatory, where 200 years ago he noted the transit ...

Published: Saturday 28 February 1880
Newspaper: Graphic
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1888 | Page: 31 | Tags: News 

LETTERS TO THE EDITORS

... they are not so plentiful as the German princes and connts, who. at Punkch told us many years ago, re as numerous asE ?? blackberries. He seems to delight in the fact that in Germany therae? only one servgce on Sunday, and t th, rebt of the day maybe spent ...

Published: Thursday 04 March 1880
Newspaper: Liverpool Mercury
County: Lancashire, England
Type: Article | Words: 4309 | Page: 3 | Tags: News 

FAILURE TO SEtjLTcOLLIERY

... meadow beyoi ^AA A blind hedge, with a good deal of gr *»OUT it, and the horse had gone crashing tl i V thick growth of blackberry bushes AN I JFPLINGS. In the field we lost all trace of hi » THERE were a couple of mares and foals gi -nd the marks on ...

Published: Saturday 27 March 1880
Newspaper: Cardiff Times
County: Glamorgan, Wales
Type: Article | Words: 5910 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

THE CURIOSITIES OF DIET—Nc. XX

... great staples of the Manhes on the AmazonS is ti the guarana. This vine-a trailing plant somne- what like the high-bush blackberry of Ameri C -is about eight feet high when full-grown, with i a bean the size of a coffee-bean, two being en- U closed in ...

Published: Tuesday 30 March 1880
Newspaper: Glasgow Herald
County: Lanarkshire, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3834 | Page: 6 | Tags: News 

ROUND ABOUT A GREAT ESTATE.—XVI

... winter in the stress of the sharp and continued frosts the greenfinches were driven in December to swallow the shrivelled blackberries still on the brambles. The fruity part of the berries was of course gone, and nothing remained but the seeds or pips, dry ...

Published: Friday 02 April 1880
Newspaper: Pall Mall Gazette
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 1684 | Page: 11, 12 | Tags: News 

IELECTORAL NOTES. ; ---I

... Guest, is a query we leave the Cardiff Tories to solve. Those kind of statements, however, have been as plenti- ful as blackberries of late, and are to be taken cu .n grano salis. THE IRISH VOTE IN CARDIFF. If we are to credit the Irishmen orators who ...

Published: Wednesday 07 April 1880
Newspaper: South Wales Daily News
County: Glamorgan, Wales
Type: Article | Words: 749 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

ELECTION JOTTINGS.!

... brought about on the 1st day of April, when, in full view of black eyes, broken noses, :1lId cracked heads, as plentiful as blackberries in autumn, on all sides, and amid the crash of thousands of smashed windows, and a tumult which frightened their wives ...

Published: Saturday 10 April 1880
Newspaper: Cardiff Times
County: Glamorgan, Wales
Type: Article | Words: 2329 | Page: 5 | Tags: News 

BUKIEDALIVE

... Guest, is a query we leave the Cardiff Tories to solve. Those kind of statements, however, have been as plenti- ful as blackberries of late, aud are to be taken cum grano salis. THE IRISH VOTE IN CARDIFF. If we are to credit the Irishmen oraton who have ...

Published: Saturday 10 April 1880
Newspaper: Cardiff Times
County: Glamorgan, Wales
Type: Article | Words: 2574 | Page: 7 | Tags: News 

Political

... He is not exactly like Falstaff, yo after the rdhbery at Gadshill, who protested that if ho reasons were as plenty as blackberries he would not A1 give them; hut he is quietly and proudly confident lei that he has at last achievejl scone power in the ...

Published: Wednesday 14 April 1880
Newspaper: Derby Mercury
County: Derbyshire, England
Type: Article | Words: 3253 | Page: 6 | Tags: News