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" House standing out of a speaking distance from another; .... We could see at every house a Tenter, and on almost every Tenter a piece of Cloth or Kersie or Shalloon. "
The Industrial Revolution - Page 12
by Charles Austin Beard - 1919 - 105 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 138

1873
...descended safely into the Vale of Calder ; and as they approached Halifax the day cleared up, and ' we could see at every house a tenter, and on almost...every tenter a piece of cloth, or kersie, or shalloon, which are the three articles of this country's labour. . . . These by their whiteness reflecting the...
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Popular history of England, Volume 5

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1859
...country became one continued village, though every way mountainous ; and as the day cleared up, he could see at every house a tenter, and on almost every tenter a piece of white cloth, sparkling in the sun. Every house on the hill-side had its little rill, conveyed in gutters...
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Handbook for Travellers in Yorkshire ...

John Murray (Firm) - Yorkshire (England) - 1867 - 506 pages
...mountainous, hardly a house standing out of a speaking distance from another ; and as the day cleared up we could see at every house a tenter, and on almost...every tenter a piece of cloth, or kersie, or shalloon, which are the three articles of this country's labour. These by their whiteness reflecting the bright...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 125

1868
...country one continued village, hardly a house standing out of speaking distance from another ; and we could see at every house a tenter, and on almost...every tenter a piece of cloth, or kersie, or shalloon, which are the three articles of this country's labour. These, by their whiteness reflecting the bright...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 125

Murray - History - 1868 - 612 pages
...country one continued village, hardly a house standing out of speaking distance from another ; and we could see at every house a tenter, and on almost...every tenter a piece of cloth, or kersie, or shalloon, which are the three articles of this country's labour. These, by their whiteness reflecting the bright...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1868
...country one continued village, hardly a house standing out of speaking distance from another ; and wo could see at every house a tenter, and on almost every tenter a piece of cloth, or kcrsio, or shalloon, which are the three articles of this country's labour. These, by their whiteness...
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Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England: Popular Addresses, Notes ...

Arnold Toynbee - Economics - 1884 - 256 pages
...of Land had an House belonging to them ; . . . hardly an House standing out of a Speaking-distance from another ; . . . we could see at every House a...Kersie or Shalloon. ... At every considerable house was a manufactory. . . . Every clothier keeps one horse, at least, to carry his Manufactures to the...
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Lectures on the Industrial Revolution in England: Popular Addresses, Notes ...

Arnold Toynbee - Economics - 1887 - 263 pages
...of Land had an House belonging to them ; . . . hardly an House standing out of a Speaking-distance from another ; . . . we could see at every House a...Kersie or Shalloon. ... At every considerable house was a manufactory. . . . Every clothier keeps one horse, at least, to carry his Manufactures to the...
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The Modern Factory System: By R. Whately Cooke Taylor

Richard Whately Cooke-Taylor - Factories - 1891 - 476 pages
...pieces of land had an house belonging to them . . . hardly an house standing out of a speaking-distance from another We could see at every house a tenter,...almost every tenter a piece of cloth, or Kersie or Shallon. . . At every considerable house was a manufactory. Every clothier keeps one horse at least...
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Outlines of Economics

Richard Theodore Ely - Economics - 1893 - 432 pages
...three or four pieces of land had an house belonging to them, . . . hardly an house standing out of a speaking distance from another. . . . We could see...almost every tenter a piece of cloth or kersie or shaloon. ... At every considerable house was a manufactory. . . . Every clothier keeps one horse, at...
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