Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books 1 - 10 of 153 on OATS [a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports....  
" OATS [a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people], — Croker. "
The Poetical Works of Churchill, Parnell, and Tickell: With a Life of Each - Page 271
by Charles Churchill, Thomas Parnell, Thomas Tickell, Oliver Goldsmith, Samuel Johnson - 1880
Full view - About this book

Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides and ...

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - 1799
...another ; a dependant.' These definitions remain in the fourth edition, corrected by Johnson in 1773. ' ' Oats. A grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.' See /tor/, March 23, 1776. and March 21, 1783. 'Did you ever hear,' wrote Sir Walter Scott, 'of Lord...
Full view - About this book

Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, Samuel Johnson - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1799
...a dependant.' These definitions remain in the fourth edition, corrected by Johnson in 1773. » ' ' Oats. A grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people.' See post, March 23, 1776, and March 21, 1783. 'Did you ever hear,' wrote Sir Walter Scott, 'of Lord...
Full view - About this book

The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...orders. "In Britain's Senate he a seat obtains, " And one more pensioner St Stephen gains." Oafs. — A grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people. Excise. — A hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged, not by the common judges of property,...
Full view - About this book

Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English wit and humor - 1818
...Pensioner, a slave of state, hired by a stipend to obey his Master.— Johnsoirt Diet, t »nts — A grain, which in England, is generally given to horses, but in Scotland, supports the people.— Ibid. I beseecha you to file one bills in Chancery against dis said Doctenr S — — 1 J n ; vor dat...
Full view - About this book

The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 1

Literary Criticism - 1823
...presented themselves to my memory. His faveurite topic, ridicule of the Scotch, is thus introduced : — " OATS. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." Every admirer of his general character, and friend to consistency, must regret that he deigned to accept...
Full view - About this book

The Scotsman's Library: Being a Collection of Anecdotes and Facts ...

James Mitchell - Scotland - 1825 - 740 pages
...through various editions. DR. JOHNSON'S DEFINITION OF OATS. Oats, says the Doctor, in his dictionary, are a grain which, in England,, is generally given to horses, but, in Scotland, supports the people. Is it possible that this man knew so little of England, as to be ignorant, tli.it oats form the chief...
Full view - About this book

A Dictionary of the English Language

Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson - English language - 1828 - 831 pages
...(ote'-malt) ni Malt made of oats. OATMEAL, (ote'-mele) ns Flour made by grinding oat». OATS, (otes) n. -. A grain, which in England is generally given to horses ; but in Scotland supports the people. To OBDUCE, (gb-dnse') va To draw>ver as a covering. DEDUCTION, (gb-duk'-shnn) n. ». The act of covering,...
Full view - About this book

The Monthly Review

Books - 1831
...state hireling, for treason to his country." His hatred of the Scotch breaks out in his definition of "oats," — " a grain which in England is generally...given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people." Some family circumstances, which Mr. Croker has traced with his wonted perseverance, and from which...
Full view - About this book

The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of a tour to ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - 1831
...hireling for treason to his country}. QPKNSIONER, a slave of state hired by a stipend to obey his master}. OATS [a grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people] . EXCISE [« hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property,...
Full view - About this book

The life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: including A journal of a tour ..., Volume 1

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...treason to his country]. [^PENSIONER, a slave of state hired by a stipend to obey his master} . OATS Qa grain which in England is generally given to horses, but in Scotland supports the people} . EXCISE \_a hateful tax levied upon commodities, and adjudged not by the common judges of property,...
Full view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF