Hawker described the bulk of his parishioners as a "mixed multitude of smugglers, wreckers and dissenters of various hues."
CHOUANS (a Bas-Breton word signifying screech-owls), the name applied to smugglers and dealers in contraband salt, who rose in insurrection in the west of France at the time of the Revolution and joined the royalists of La Vendee.
The coastmen were expert smugglers and wreckers, the agriculturists were ignorant and drunken, the parish clergy were slothful, in many cases intemperate, and largely given to fox-hunting.
The account of the smugglers is the most interesting and perhaps the most valuable part of J.
In later years Winchelsea became a great resort for smugglers, and the vaults originally constructed for the Gascon wine trade were used for storing contraband goods.
He was ordained priest on the 31st of December 1837, and a few weeks later was made apostolic delegate of the small papal territory of Benevento, where he had to deal with brigands and smugglers, who enjoyed the protection of some of the noble families of the district.
The cultivators, on the other hand, may not plant tobacco without permits from the regie, although the power of refusing a permit, except to known smugglers or persons of notoriously bad conduct, seems to be doubtful; nor may they sell to any purchaser, unless for export, except to the regie, while they are bound to deposit the whole of the tobacco crops which they raise in any one year in the entrepots of the regie before the month of August of the year following, [[Table A]].-Showing Revenues ceded to Ottoman Public Debt Administration at Various Periods to 1907-1908.
The defendants were poor smugglers from the Esthonian border marshes, who in the course of their ordinary avocations had carried bales of revolutionary tracts into Russia without troubling as to their contents.
Collecting a band of peasants and smugglers, he took the château of Gallais, where he captured a cannon, christened by the Vendeans the "Missionary"; he then took the towns of Chemille, Cholet, Vihiers and Chalonnes (March 1793).
The island, thinned of its former inhabitants, had become the home of immense herds of wild cattle; and it became the habitaf smugglers to provision at Santo Domingo.
Owing to the rugged character of the coast and its numerous ravines and caves the whole district was once infested with smugglers.
Once a haven for smugglers, Salcombe pays due homage to this past in it's excellent maritime museum.
But Will has left his broken lantern on the path - and the smugglers can't risk a blabbermouth.
Mix of long sandy beaches, high cliffs and smugglers coves.
Enjoy spectacular coastal walks or explore the sandy bays, smugglers ' coves, rocky pools and cliffs.
Diamond Thieves and smugglers use homing pigeons to smuggle rough diamond Thieves and smugglers use homing pigeons to smuggle rough diamonds out of mining areas.
drovers trails, smugglers paths a. .
Of cathedral-like dimensions, used in their time as a refuge, a medieval dungeon and church, and smugglers ' hideout.
gang of smugglers.
haunt of smugglers.
Established in Saxon times, Beadnell was once an important fishing village and a ' smugglers ' haven ' .
haven for smugglers, Salcombe pays due homage to this past in it's excellent Maritime Museum.
Snakeheads are smugglers who smuggle illegal immigrants from United States to China.
kegs of contraband brandy which smugglers rolled along secret tunnels from the shore to Black Castle.
notorious smugglers haunt.
Whilst the village parson would often engage in illicit smuggling, other smugglers too were not quite what they seemed.
picturesque coves once legendary haunts of smugglers.
Smugglers were the " Hound's " principal prey, but she took several small enemy privateers during the French war.
Starfall a world on the edge, where crooks and smugglers hide in the gloomy shadows and modern technology refuses to work.
The Smugglers Inn was a famous tavern back in the reign of Queen Anne and it was the headquarters of the Earl of Strathmore.
victualled for 4 months on 6 January 1802 and on the 27th she sailed on a cruise against smugglers.
Smugglers flit across the long, leaky desert border using ancient wiles and modern technology.
Collecting a band of peasants and smugglers, he took the chÃ¢teau of Gallais, where he captured a cannon, christened by the Vendeans the "Missionary"; he then took the towns of Chemille, Cholet, Vihiers and Chalonnes (March 1793).
Which slang term derives from olden day smugglers who hit brandy in their thigh boots?
AMELIA was ordered to be victualled for 4 months on 6 January 1802 and on the 27th she sailed on a cruise against smugglers.
The two smugglers acted in collusion to transport the illegal goods over the border.
However, as enforcement agencies crack down on the import, smugglers have had to get more creative.
Now smugglers often employ dangerous methods to get the illegal substance into the country.
Smugglers have also tried putting it in the gas tanks of cars.
The profits smugglers accrue result in millions of dollars a year.
While Luke flies his fighter to Dagobah to find legendary Jedi Master Yoda, Han and Leia escape in the Millenium Falcon to Cloud City, where Lando (Billy Dee Williams), a smuggler friend of Han rules a community of smugglers.
There, surrounded by synchophants, toadies (literally) and fellow smugglers, Jabba spends his time in Fall of the Roman Empire splendor, playing gladiator games with his captives.
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