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" ... easiest mattresses in the world to lay under our quilts instead of straw ; because, besides their tenderness and loose lying together, they continue sweet for seven or eight years long, before which time straw becomes musty and hard. "
Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of Britain ... - Page 1962
by John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 6 pages
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Original memoranda,etc

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1850
...Templars, who also were subject to the rules of St. Augustine." — <! mm. KKI, Hist. Templariorum. tresses in the world to lay under our quilts instead of straw;...in Switzerland I have sometimes lain on them to my great refreshment. So as of this tree it may properly be said — " He also forbids them foppish ornaments,...
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Southey's Common-place Book: Original memoranda, etc

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1851
...leaves, being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are frostbitten, afford the best and easiest mattresses in the world to lay under our quilts...in Switzerland I have sometimes lain on them to my great refreshment. So as of this tree it may properly be said — 'The wood's an house ; the leaves...
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Southey's Common-place Book, Volume 4

Robert Southey - Anecdotes - 1851
...leaves, being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are frostbitten, afford the best and easiest mattresses in the world to lay under our quilts...They are thus used by divers persons of quality in Dauphiné ; and in Switzerland I have sometimes lain on them to my great refreshment. So as of this...
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Forest Life and Forest Trees: Comprising Winter Camp-life Among the Loggers ...

John S. Springer - Logging - 1851 - 259 pages
...canopy all the summer, being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are much frost-bitten, afford the best and the easiest mattresses in the...which time straw becomes musty and hard. They are used by divers persons of quality in Dauphine, and in Switzerland I have sometimes lain on them to...
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The flowering plants and ferns of Great Britain, Volume 5

Anne Pratt - 1855
...being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are frost-bitten, they " afford the best and easiest mattresses in the world to lay under our quilts,...long before which time straw becomes musty and hard." He adds, " I have often lain upon them, to my great refreshment." Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, though used...
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The Flowering Plants of Great Britain, Volume 3

Anne Pratt - Botany - 1855
...being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are frostbitten, they " afford the best and easiest mattresses in the world to lay under our quilts,...long before which time straw becomes musty and hard." He adds, " I have often lain upon them, to my great refreshment." Sir Thomas Dick Lauder, though used...
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Hardships made easy. Domestic hardships, hardships in travel, hardships abroad

Hardships - Home economics - 1861 - 166 pages
...somewhat before they are much frost-bitten, they form the best and easiest mattrasses in the world, instead of straw ; because, besides their tenderness...long before which time straw becomes musty and hard. SHUTTEES. All windows should be provided with inside shutters where comfort is an object. They afford...
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The Everyday Book of Natural History: Comprising a Note for Every Day on the ...

James Cundall - Natural history - 1866 - 509 pages
...leaves, being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are much frostbitten, afford the best and easiest mattresses in the world to lay under our quilts,...they continue sweet for seven or eight years long." Gilpin adds, " We can, from our own experience, bear testimony to the truth of what Evelyn says. Gay...
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The Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

...canopy all the summer, being gathered about the fall, and somewhat before they are much frost-bitten, afford the best and the easiest mattresses in the...which time straw becomes musty and hard. They are used by divers persons of quality in Dauphine; and in Switzerland I have sometimes lain on them, to...
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Walter in the Woods, Or, Trees and Common Objects of the Forest Described ...

Mrs. Samuel Greg - Children - 1870 - 160 pages
...about the fall, and somewhat before they are much frost-bitten, afford the best and easiest mattress in the world, to lay under our quilts instead of straw,...long, before which time straw becomes musty and hard.' " " In our garden at home, Arthur, we have a pretty tree, which the gardener calls a copper beech."...
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