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When my father started for himself, there were many men in Manchester who were willing to labor in this way, but they had no factory to work in, no machinery to work with, and no raw cotton to work on, simply because all this indispensable plant, and the materials for producing a fresh supply of it, had been appropriated by earlier comers.
His football museum had but one equal, that of Mr Jacob Dodson, of Manchester.
I hear it was a sultry day in town, but at Manchester we got the storm, and the ground was under water in ten minutes.
His return to London--he visited and hovered over Manchester and Liverpool and Oxford on his way, and spelt his name out to each place--was an occasion of unparalleled excitement.
Now, what would you do if you were married to an engineer, and had to live in Manchester, Mr.
Although they get their ploughs from Manchester, they make their coats from their own sheep, their silk from their own worms, and their furniture from their own cedar trees, so that in arts and industries the place is still much where it was in Elizabethan days.
I heard of him in Manchester and Sheffield, Newcastle and Leicester, absolutely unattended.
Madame Selarne has promised to give us an outline of the new play which she is producing in Manchester.
On the road leading north from Manchester, in eastern Kentucky, to Booneville, twenty miles away, stood, in 1862, a wooden plantation house of a somewhat better quality than most of the dwellings in that region.
Mr Gregsbury, the great member of parliament, of Manchester Buildings, Westminster, wanted a young man, to keep his papers and correspondence in order; and Nicholas was exactly the sort of young man that Mr Gregsbury wanted.
Herbert, Dean of Manchester, evidently the result of his great horticultural knowledge.
Nothing came amiss to them, from Manchester cotton manufactures to Smyrna figs.