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TWO BOYS SHOT FOR THROWING AT A PLUM-TREE

... Irish lads, respectively twelve and ten years, went into the country to gather blackberries. They wandered far Wigorn, where the prisoner resides, and began gathering blackberries from hedge which separated his garden from the itneadow the boys were in. Roberts ...

Published: Thursday 12 October 1865
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 287 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

THE DEVIL'S BERRIES

... THE DEVIL'S BERRIES. Blackberries are the objects of ,41 strange superstition in some parts of the country. There is an ancient belief that blackberries must be gathered before September 30th, on which date every year the Devil leaves his mark on the ...

A LITTLE GIRL’S EXTRAVAGANCE

... sorry it cannot be—but rose cannot be turned into bud.’ Irishman was once ask si? had ever seen red blackberry. *To he sure I’ hare,’ said Pat; all blackberries are red when they’re graen.’ An Inquisitive priest having asked young lady her name in the confessional ...

Published: Thursday 24 February 1876
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 2066 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

RIOT Or COLLIERS

... that if the grace o' God has nee changed your heart, yonr face proclaims ye a most tremendou s rogue! Have you any blackberry pies? Wed a hungry traveller of the mistress of a tumbledown shanty by the roadside in one of the upper counties of South ...

Published: Friday 26 April 1878
Newspaper: Caithness Courier
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 3571 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

THE SCOTTISH PINE

... wild. On Nature’s bulwarks grey ; His plume waves the northern breeze, The shadows round him play. The bracken fern and blackberry Spring about his feet, While heath-crowned rocks, or hoary crags, O'er head oft nearly meet. The storms that blow so fierce ...

Published: Thursday 12 May 1881
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 138 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

MR. WELLER IN THE CHARACTER OF A GRANDFATHER

... infants as ever heerd tell on, includin' them aswos kivered over the robin redbreasts arter they'd committed sooicide with blackberries, there never any like that 'ere little Tony. He's alvays a playin' with a quart pot that boy is ! To see hi a sittin' down ...

Published: Friday 03 July 1840
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 205 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

A SnMUaU lor riovon

... foliage is in fine condition for pressing. Among the best leaves for pressing are those of the oak, the copper beech, the blackberry, and the yellow bracken. The best and simplest way of pressing leaves is place them between sheets of fresh blotting paper ...

Published: Friday 21 October 1910
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 293 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

AT SHETLAND

... says—‘What a multitude people heard who had turned the corner of ninety years ! and the children are as thick as bees or blackberries. Ingram,* the Free Church minister Unst, the most northerly parish Her Majesty’s British dominions, in whose pulpit I preached ...

Published: Thursday 03 June 1875
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 317 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

FACETIÆ

... thousand as a marriage portion.' 'I do.' 'Sir, will take her with nine thousand.' A Double Bull.—Two gentlmen passing a blackberry bush when the fruit w«s unripe, one said it was ridiculous to call them Mack berries when they were red. ' Don* you know ...

Published: Thursday 26 January 1860
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 416 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

DEATH OF A SOMNAMBULIST

... quest. On another occasion, he eluded the vigilance of his parents about midnight, and went a long distance in search of blackberry bushes. His parents, who now reside Rossendal*, afterwards came to live in Shepherd Street, Bury, and there, on one occasion ...

Published: Thursday 20 April 1876
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 355 | Page: 7 | Tags: none

}TlrotTtttALl, APRdE 1874

... with Drown leaves, pale bine trimmed with pink may, almoad faille trimmed with HMesof the valley, pink trimmed with small blackberries and shaded leaves, are all cltarming. The Mack cartes are usually trimmed with black jet leaves mixed with jet oats, and ...

Published: Thursday 09 April 1874
Newspaper: John o' Groat Journal
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 464 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

CHAPTHI KaaoPly

... and blue bells, Is their various seasons. Is August all Ow pion is aflame with will rose and woodbine, and Is October the blackberries, needy se large& grapes, hang In dusters on the Web& Ittleseiduded spat is pew two miles front even human hslllatioe , ...

Published: Friday 25 February 1887
Newspaper: Caithness Courier
County: Caithness, Scotland
Type: Article | Words: 399 | Page: 4 | Tags: none