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A Walk From London To John Ogroat

Auhtor: Elihu Burritt

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, October 2008


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Walk From London To John Ogroat':

... and successful agriculture in England, it is deemed requisite that a tenant farmer, on renting an occupation, should have capital sufficient ...
... of Noah's raven that has come down to this particular community without a cross with any other branch of the family. It is called The Royston Crow, ...
... added, this oat straw headed with barley is more valuable as fodder for live stock than the natural barley straw. But the value of this result is nothing ...
... pined in the sickness of hope deferred, in the corroding anguish of dread uncertainty, for a space as wide as that between the baptismal font and presentation ...
... four hundred years, doubtless, was that pile in building. Architecture of the pre-Norman period, and of all subsequent or cognate orders, diversifies ...
... that I can say of it is this: that I shall eat with better satisfaction and relish hereafter the pies bearing the brand of Evans, of Melton Mowbray, ...
... spot a biograph which the ages of time to come shall not wash out. From Chesterfield I diverged westward to see Chatsworth and Haddon Hall. ...
... near the ruin, and found to be composed of cinders, showing incontestably that the monks had worked iron ore very extensively, thus teaching ...
... of its branches found a resting-place for their dust within these walls. Built and rebuilt, burnt and reburnt, mutilated, dismembered, consecrated ...
... its spirit-level, pick, plane and trowel, is upon it with the grip of a Samson. That hand will tone down its great distinctive individualities and ...
... islands oat-and-barley-gilded, and rimmed with the green and purple verdure of the turnip and rutabaga, was all set a-glow by a luminous flood from ...
... and dying. Footed it back to Wick, and there terminated my walk, having measured, step by step, full seven hundred miles since I left London, ...
... Compared-Allotments and Garden Tenantry-Barley Grown on Oats. CHAPTER XI. The Miller of Houghton-An Hour in Huntingdon-Old Houses-Whitewashed ...
... of the county. It was more confidently decried than his present irrigation system. The water would never find its way down into the drain-pipes ...
... waistcoat. There is nothing here approaching in vivid colors the New England yellow-bird, hang-bird, red-bird, indigo-bird, or even the ...
... as ever was quinine for human constitutions. Dynameters are applied to prove the power of working machinery. Labor is scrutinised and economised, ...
... natural features, which cannot even be hinted at or suggested by the terms, geography, topography, or biography. Put the three together and ...
... sterile, and he parted with her solely on that account. Mr. Webb, however, took her to Babraham, and, as a result of the more intelligent treatment ...
... he was prostrated by a nervous fever, from which he never rallied, but died on the 10th of November. Although the great visitation was too heavy ...
... : The Cornish RivieraSidney Heath (1879 - ?) was a notable English landscape artist, illustrator and author of books on local topography, history and ...