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" Could the England of 1685 be, by some magical process, set before our eyes, we should not know one landscape in a hundred or one building in ten thousand. "
The Sonning parish magazine
1869
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View of the ..., Volume 13

Geology - 1861
...when the sceptre passed away from Charles the Second to the tyrant James. " Could the England of 16S5 be by some magical process set before our eyes, we...landscape in a hundred, or one building in ten thousand. Everything has been changed but the great features of nature, and a few massive and durable works of...
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The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, Volume 1

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1861
...history of the Old World furnishes no parallel has taken place in our country. Could the England of 1(185 be, by some magical process, set before our eyes,...should not know one landscape in a hundred or one builjing in ten thousand. The country gentleman would not recognise his own fields. The inhabitant...
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The Living Age, Volume 20

1849
...Our concluding extracts shall be taken from this chapter. ENGLAND IN 1553. Could the England of 1R85 be by some magical process set before our eyes, we...building in ten thousand. The country gentleman would not recognize his own fields. The inhabitant of the town would not recognize his own street. Everything...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Complete: History of England

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1866
...taken place ofKnuiaml in our country. Could the England of 1685 be, by some •men 1685. ma gi ca j process, set before our eyes, we should not know one landscape in a hundred or one building hi ten thousand. Tincountry gentleman would not recognise his own fields. The inhabitant of the town...
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George Fox, the Friends, and the Early Baptists

William Tallack - Baptists - 1868 - 195 pages
...estates. Lord Maeaulay (speaking of a period forty years later than the rise of Quakerism) says, " Could the England of 1685 be, by some magical process,...landscape in a hundred, or one building in ten thousand." " From those books and maps (of the seventeenth century) it is clear that many routes which now pass...
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Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Volume 1

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society - Natural history - 1874
...Household Book. Macauley draws a most vivid picture of the state of England at this time, he says : — " Could the England of 1685, be by some magical process...before our eyes, we should not know one landscape in one hundred, or one building in ten thousand .... many thousand square miles, which are now rich in...
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Transactions of the Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society, Volume 5

Norfolk and Norwich Naturalists' Society - Natural history - 1894
...have teemed with fish innumerable. " Could the England of 1685," says Macaulay,f "be by some magic process, set before our eyes, we should not know one...landscape in a hundred, or one building in ten thousand, .... many thousand square miles which are now rich corn-land and meadow, intersected by green hedgerows,...
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'Friendly' sketches; essays illustrative of Quakerism

John William Steel - Society of Friends - 1876 - 96 pages
...centuries to an England widely different to the one we know — to one of which, as MACAULAY opined, " we should not know one landscape in a hundred or one building in ten thousand ;" but it will carry us to a state of religious life similar in many respects to that of to-day. For...
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The history of England from the accession of James the second. (Vol.5 ed. by ...

Thomas Babington baron Macaulay - 1877
...change to which the history of the old world furnishes no parallel has taken place in our country. Could the England of 1685 be, by some magical process,...inhabitant of the town would not recognise his own street. Every thing has been changed, but the great features of nature, and a few massive and durable works...
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Blackie's comprehensive school series, Part 2

Blackie and son, ltd - 1879
...noon on Friday, the 6th of February, he passed away without a struggle. — Maccmlay. ENGLAND IN 1685. Could the England of 1685 be, by some magical process,...building in ten thousand. The country gentleman would not recognize his own fields. The inhabitant of the town would not recognize his own street. Everything...
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