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" Some of our maids sitting up late last night to get things ready against our feast to-day, Jane called us up about three in the morning, to tell us of a great fire they saw in the City. "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 217
1826
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London: Its Celebrated Characters and Remarkable Places, Volume 2

John Heneage Jesse - London (England) - 1871
...residing in Seething Lane, Crutched Friars, thus writes under date the 2nd of September:— " Lord's Day. Some of our maids sitting up late last night to get...fire they saw in the City. So I rose, and slipped 01i my night-gown, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the back side of Mark Lane at the...
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A First Sketch of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1873 - 912 pages
...us in his " Diary," from Sunday, the 2nd of September, when a maid called Mr. and Mrs. Pepys up at three in the morning " to tell us of a great fire...my night-gown, and went to her window, and thought it to be at the back-side of Mark Lane at farthest," through all the work, misery, and confusion of...
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Protection Against Fires: And the Best Means of Putting Out Fires in Cities ...

Joseph W. Bird - Fire prevention - 1873 - 278 pages
...all about the fire, and almost everything else, in or out of his family. " September 2, Lord's Day. Some of our maids sitting up late last night to get things ready for our feast to-day. Jane called us up about three in the morning, to tell us- of a great fire they...
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Famous historical scenes from three centuries, selected by A.R.H. Moncrieff

Ascott Robert Hope Moncrieff - 1875
...us." THE FIRE OF LONDON. (Pepyf Diary and Correspondence.) • AD 1666. SEPTEMBER 2d (Lord's day). Some of our maids sitting up late last night to get...my night-gown, and went to her window ; and thought it to be on the back side of Mark Lane at the farthest, but being unused to such fires as followed,...
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The Insurance Cyclopeadia: Being a Dictionary of the Definitions of Terms ...

Cornelius Walford - Insurance - 1876
...quite near the spot where the fire commenced, and under date and Sept. 1666, writes : (Lord's day.) Some of our maids sitting up late last night to get...ready against our feast today, Jane called us up about 3 in the morning, to tell us of a great fire they saw in the City. So I rose, and slipped on my night-gown,...
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The Insurance Cyclopáedia: Being a Dictionary of the Definition of ..., Volume 4

Cornelius Walford - Insurance - 1876
...today, Jane called us up about 3 in the morning, to tell us of a great Ere they saw in the City. So 1 rose, and slipped on my night-gown, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the back-side of Marke Lane at the farthest ; but, being unused to such fires as followed,...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F. R. S.: From His Ms ...

Samuel Pepys - Great Britain - 1877
...home singing, and, after a letter or two at the office, to bed. 2nd. (Lord's-day.) Some of our mayds sitting up late last night to get things ready against...they saw in the City. So I rose and slipped on my night-gowne, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the back-side of Marke-lane at the farthest...
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Diary and correspondence of Samuel Pepys, with a life and notes by ..., Volume 4

Samuel [collections] Pepys - 1877
...home singing, and, after a letter or two at the office, to bed. 2nd. (Lord's-day.) Some of our mayds sitting up late last night to get things ready against...they saw in the City. So I rose and slipped on my night-gowne, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the back-side of Marke-lane at the farthest;...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...in his " Diary," from Sunday, the 2d of September, 1666, when a maid called Mr. and Mrs. Pepys up at three in the morning " to tell us of a great fire...my night-gown, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the back side of Mark-Lane at farthest," through all the work, misery, and confusion of...
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A Manual of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1879 - 665 pages
...1CC6, when a maid called Mr. and Mrs. Pepys up at three in the morning "to tell us of a great lire they saw in the city; so I rose and slipped on my night-gown, and went to her window, and thought it to be on the back side of Mark-Lane at farthest," through all the work, misery, and confusion of...
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