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How long it would be, even in the most favourable chance, before she should again enter the shire-hall!
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
He is once more upon Yorkshire ground; his horse's hoof beats once more the soil of that noble shire.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
Stamford, and the tongue of Lincoln's fenny shire, upon which it is situated, were passed almost in a breath.
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
A quiet, staunch, useful man in shire and church and all the relations of life, and "as good as they make 'em."
In 1774 he was chosen knight of the shire for Berkshire, and his conduct in parliament was perfectly independent.
Robert Watt was born in the shire of Kincardine, and was at the time of his execution about thirty-six years old.
A few young men endeavoured to load the old Crimean cannon in front of the Shire Hall, but found it clogged with rust and useless.
THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
The General and his staff were deliberating to a late hour in the Shire Hall, at which he had established his headquarters.
THE INVASIONWILLIAM LE QUEUX
It was a society less provincial than that of more than one shire that was nearer to London by a thousand leagues.
AUDREYMARY JOHNSTON
Yorkshire, upon which we have now entered, is the largest shire or county in England.

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