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An illustrated Brighton travel guide Circa 1834

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the poor-man's-wall. 137
Helen said, " that when she went to school, her little pets were all given to farmer Johnstone's daughter, Susan. Minny and Bob were still alive and well, and the little ones they had nursed so tenderly were grown as large as themselves."
And now Mr. Ashton told the lit­tle party, they must leave the car­riage, and ascend the lofty rampart which they saw before them; and which, he said, was reported to have been formerly used as a place of se­curity for the distressed Britons, when invaded by their powerful foes, the Romans; being still known by the designation of the Poor-man's-wall. The intrenchment, which is accessi­ble only by a narrow projection to
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