The miserable dress, and diet, and dwelling of the people ; the general desolation in most parts of the kingdom ; the old seats of the nobility and gentry all in ruins, and no new ones in their stead ; the families of farmers, who pay great rents, living... English Interference with Irish Industries - Página 65por John Gordon Swift MacNeill - 1836 - 110 páginasVista completa
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William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1828
...old seats of the nobility and gentry in ruins, and no new ones in their stead ; the families of the farmers, who pay great rents, living in filth and...their feet, or a house so convenient as an English hog-stie to receive them. These," says Swift, " are the comfortable sights which await an absentee...