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V.— Still Life.
V . — STILL LIFE . A _PASTORAL .
The The General Village Rule Of Upp , It...
the The general village rule of Upp , it does ingham not is boast a very great small things find place , it being , somewhere but as , contrary modest the to a
little south- village east coast , as any if in the search land . dili You gentl will y , but we warn you it on must be a diligent search you for it is undoubtedly as retired a spot as the
, veriest recluse could desire . Our state is an enviable one , for we reap all the blessings of rural to iron roads
lifewhile at the same time we enjoy ( thanks our ) nearl , all the advantages of modern improvements and the London
y luxuries pronounceable of a railway names , ho a local oped paper petticoats , plenty and of a flowers daguerreot with yp long ist who
unfor the last three weeks , under the specious , plea of taking our like-, nesseshas been quietly pocketing our money and distorting our
, faces At . the time of our first acquaintance with Uppingham it might
have rather contained under ei than ght hundred an over inhabitants statement . , But thoug the h perhaps truth is that , that is ,
an happy state of and semi contented -barbarism as ( the awful villagers to contemp then late were thoug , theirs h remarkabl was such y a
p cult leasant matter as for a matter us to of be every certain -day on life the ) that subje it ct makes , of our it rural a very popula diffi- - after and
lation the records . For of thoug all h the isters census both was parochial taken soon and private we were came ,
carefully searched and honorabl , and reg we y declared gave , a true our rank and , particular calling , or account , professional of our
occupation ages , s , though we carefully counted and duly numbered the truth vines compels upon our walls to confess and that olive the branches result around of all our our calculations tables , yet ,
us that confessions collectors our numerical of , the and census registrations forc table e was s , was never and never to perfectl certain published y anti known quated in , the excep divers village t to into , the so
the most abyss sincerely of parliamentary hope no great reports surprise , —after will which be felt exp at lanation our extreme we
ignorance Wellbe on the this state intere of sting the point population . what it may , every one
houses the allows houses that for , many being our village miles ancient round is and are the . nearl ther quaintest Neither y with all , gable is quietest whitewash it d devoid and , cleanest interlaced of and beauty stand nest with , for in of
wood-workfrosted here e , not such angles for nooks you the , may and reason be crooks sure , of ) , any that and London we at such should what surveyor ang tremble les with ( any who the for thing the chalk contemp temper but cliffs ri lated g , ht to if ing visitAs to our locality
payus a . ,
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), March 1, 1859, page 27, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01031859/page/27/