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" ... all into pastures : they throw down houses : they pluck down towns, and leave nothing standing, but only the church to be made a sheephouse. "
Observations on the Present State of the Highlands of Scotland: With a View ... - Page xviii
by Thomas Douglas Earl of Selkirk - 1805 - 223 pages
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Factories and Great Industries

A Farrar - Business & Economics - 2015 - 112 pages
...devour whole fields, houses, and cities." He complains that even the Abbots, "holy men no doubt,... leave no ground for tillage, they enclose all into...throw down houses, they pluck down towns, and leave nothing standing, but only the church to be made a sheep-house." By the end of the sixteenth century,...
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A History of England

906 pages
...certain Abbots, holy men no doubt, not contenting themselves with their yearly revenues and profits. . .leave no ground for tillage, they enclose all into...throw down houses they pluck down towns, and leave nothing standing, but only the church to be made a sheep-house. On the one hand we have the wealth...
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Commons and Common Fields: Or, The History and Policy of the Laws Relating ...

Thomas Edward Scrutton - Commons - 1887 - 240 pages
...dearest wool, there noble men and gentlemen yea and certain abbots. ..much annoying the weal public, leave no ground for tillage, they enclose all into...pastures : they throw down houses, they pluck down townes and leave nothing standing, but only the church to be made a sheephouse... Therefore that one...
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A Source Book of English History for the use of Schools

Elizabeth Kimball Kendall - 1911 - 400 pages
...revenues and profits that were wont to grow to their forefathers and predecessors of their lands, nor being content that they live in rest and pleasure, nothing profiting — yea, much noying the weal-public, leave no ground for tillage : they inclose all into pastures ; they throw down...
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A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume 1

Charles Creighton, David Eversley - Epidemics - 728 pages
...revenues and profits that were wont to grow to their forefathers and predecessors of their lands, nor being content that they live in rest and pleasure, nothing profiting yea much annoying the weal public leave no ground for tillage ; they inclose all into pastures ; they throw...
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