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" As we were returning to our inn, we happened to meet some country people celebrating their harvest-home ; their last load of corn they crown with flowers, having besides an image richly dressed, by which, perhaps, they would signify Ceres ; this they... "
A Journey Into England: In the Year M.D.XC.VIII. - Page 41
by Paul Hentzner, Richard Bentley - 1807 - 58 pages
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A vindication of natural society, by Edm. Burke. The history and antiquities ...

Robert Dodsley, Joseph Spence, Jean Denis Attiret, William Hay, Nathaniel Lancaster, Charles Whitworth Baron Whitworth, Paul Hentzner - 1761
...moving about, while Men and Women, Men and Maid Servants, riding through the Streets in the Cart, fhout as loud as they can till they arrive at the Barn ;...up their Corn in Sheaves, as they do with us, but direcl]y as they have reaped or jnowed it, put it into Carts, and convey it into their Barns. We went...
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Dodsley's Annual Register, Volume 1

Edmund Burke - History - 1795
...they would signify Ceres this they keep moving about, while men and women, men and maid-servants, riding through the streets in the cart, shout as loud...at the barn ; the farmers here do not bind up their cOtn in sheaves, as they do with us, but direelly as they bave reaped or mowed it, put it into carts,...
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Paul Hentzner's Travels in England: During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

Paul Hentzner, Sir Robert Naunton - Great Britain - 1797 - 152 pages
...moving about, while men and women, men and maid fervants, riding through the ftreets in the cart, fhout as loud as they can till they arrive at the barn. The farmers here do not bind up their corn in fheaves, as they do with us, but dire&ly as they have reaped or mowed it, put it into carts, and convey...
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An excursion from Sidmouth to Chester, in the summer of 1803

Edmund Butcher - 1805
...they signify Ceres ; this they keep moving about, while the men and women, and the male and female servants riding through the streets in the cart, shout...as loud as they can till they arrive at the barn." Another foreign writer also tells us, that he saw in England the country people bring home, (from the...
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History of Great Britain, from the death of Henry viii. to the accession of ...

James Pettit Andrews - 1806
...signify Ceres) ' this they keep moving about, while men and women, men-servants and maid-servants, riding through the streets in the cart, shout as loud as they can, till they arrive at the barn.' He adds that the corn is not tied up in sheaves as in Germany, but mown and carried as hay.* Cattle...
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Tickler, Or, Monthly Compendium of Good Things, in Prose and ..., Volumes 1-3

English wit and humor - 1818
...age, they would signify Cera; this they keep moving about, while men and women, men and maidservants riding through the streets in the cart, shout as loud as they can till they arrive at the barn." In&^o&husbandry, the man who goes foremost through the harvest with the sickle or the scythe, is...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1821
...they would signify Ceres ; this they keep moving about, while men and women, men and maid-servants, riding through the streets in the cart, shout as loud as they can till they arrive at the barn.' In Suffolk husbandry, the man who (whether by merit or by sufferance we know not) goes foremost through...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...As we were returning to our inn, we happened to meet some country people celebrating Harvest Home : their last load of corn they crown with flowers, having...as loud as they can till they arrive at the barn." In ancient times persons were allowed to glean in orchards and vineyards as well as in corn Reids....
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A picture of the manners, customs, sports, and pastimes, of the inhabitants ...

Jehoshaphat Aspin - England - 1825 - 296 pages
...dressed, by which, perhaps, they signify Ceres : this they keep moving about, while the men and women, and men and maid servants, riding through the streets...as loud as they can, till they arrive at the barn." Another foreign writer says, he saw in England " the country people bring home a figure made with corn,...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - Calendars - 1827
...they would signify Ceres. This they keep moving about, while men and women, men and maid-servants, riding through the streets in the cart, shout as loud as they can till they arrive at the barn. " I have seen," says Hutchinson in his " History of Northumberland," " in some places, an image apparelled...
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