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" A coach was a strange monster in those days, and the sight of one put both horse and man into amazement. Some said it was a great crabshell brought out of China, and some imagined it to be one of the pagan temples, in which the cannibals adored the divell. "
The comprehensive history of England, from the earliest period to the ... - Page 222
by Charles MacFarlane - 1876
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...and the sight of them put both horse and man into amaze ment : some said it was a great crab shell brought out of China, and some imagined it to be one of the Pagan Temples, in which the Cannibals adored the divell ; but at last those doubts were cleared, and coach-making became a...
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The Ancient British Drama ...

Walter Scott - English drama - 1810 - 614 pages
...days, and the sight of them put both horse and man into amazement : some said it was a great crah shell brought out of China, and some imagined it to be one of the Pagan Temples, in w hich the Cannibals adored the divell ; but at last those doubts were cleared, and coach-making became...
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English 18th Century Dances, Volume 1

Akeroyde's padd (Dance) - 1812
...those days,' saith a quaint historian, ' a coach was a strange monster, and did put both, man and horse into amazement. Some said it was a great crab-shell...imagined it to be one of the pagan temples, in which the cannibals adored the devil : but at last these doubts were cleared, and coachmaking became a substantial...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...days, and the sight of it put both horse and man into amazement : some said it was a great crab shell brought out of China, and some imagined it to be one of the Pagan Temples, in which the Cannibals adored the divell ; but at last those doubts were cleared, and coach-making became a...
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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists, Volume 1

Washington Irving - England - 1822
...days, and the sight of one put both horse and man into amazement. Some said it was a great crahshell brought out of China, and some imagined it to be one of the pagan temples, in which the canibals adored the divell. TAYLOR, THE WATEK POET. I HAVE made casual mention, more than once,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 100, Part 1; Volume 147

Early English newspapers - 1830
...put both horse & man into amazement. Some said it was a great crahbe-ihell brought out of China ; & some imagined it to be one of the Pagan Temples, in which the caniballs adored the divells. This passage reminds me of one somewhat similar in the " Memoirs...
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Memoirs of Celebrated Female Sovereigns, Volume 1

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Queens - 1831
...horse and man into amazement ; some said it was a great crab-shell brought •I IT mssefmsast s ^^ out of China ; and some imagined it to be one of the Pagan temples in which the cannibals adored the Devil." But in spite of these strange doubts and fears, the use of coaches...
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Washington Irving - American literature - 1835
...so diametrically opposite. HORSEMANSHIP. A coach was a strange monster in those days, and the sight put both horse and man into amazement. Some said it...imagined it to be one of the pagan temples, in which the canibals adored the divell. TAYLOR, THK WATER POET. I HAVE made casual mention, more than once,...
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Bracebridge Hall; Or, The Humorists. A Medley, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American literature - 1835
...so diametrically opposite. HORSEMANSHIP. A coach was a strange monster in those days, and the sight put both horse and man into amazement. Some said it...imagined it to be one of the pagan temples, in which the canibals adored the divell. TAYLOR, THE WATER POET. I HAVE made casual mention, more than once,...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...was a strange monster in (hose days, and the sight of it put both horse and man into amazement sonic ossly close it in, we cannot hear it." the Cannibals adored the divell : but at last those doubts were cleared, and coach-making became a...
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