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Black Giles the poacher
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In Black Giles the Poacher we are introduced to the lazy family of Black Giles, a poacher, and his wife Tawney Rachel. The author paints a damning picture of this family, for whom ‘regular labour and honest industry did not suit their idle habits’. Black Giles the poacher: With some account of a family who had rather live by their wits than their work.’ Part I. The Hampshire tragedy: Shewing how a servant maid first robbed her master, and was afterwards struck dead for telling a lie. A true story. Henry Thornton.
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Black Giles taught his children many cunning schemes to beg and steal. He is against education and promotes laziness and bad behavior as a way of life. When they came across widow Brown’s apple tree, their actions had surprising consequences.
Tawny Rachel, his wife, wormed her way into farmer’s homes and then offered to tell fortunes which she used to. In Black Giles the Poacher we are introduced to the lazy family of Black Giles, a poacher, and his wife Tawney Rachel.
The author paints a damning picture of this family, for whom ‘regular labour and honest industry did not suit their idle habits’.
Instead of being redeemed by society or by personal revelation, the family members appear destined to receive their just desserts.
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I think my readers are so well acquainted with Black Giles the poacher, that they will not expect to hear any great good, either of Giles himself, his wife Rachel, or any of their family. I am sorry to expose their tricks, but it is their fault, not mine. If I pretend to speak about people at all, I.
BLACK GILES the Poacher; With some Account of a Family who had rather live by their Wits than their Work. Part I.; Cheap Repository. Author: [More, Hannah - ] Title: BLACK GILES the Poacher; With some Account of a Family who had rather live by their Wits than their Work.
Part I.; Cheap RepositorySeller Rating: % positive. Bound in self-wraps with the header Cheap Repository Number 17 to title page. First and final pages detached but present, else the chapbook pages are holding.
Internally clean and complete. After the Cheap Repository released parts of Black Giles the Poacher and a sequel Tawny Rachel in the London imprint inthey distributed.
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Rachel tricked a woman by promising a husband, but Rachel’s own fortune was soon to be known. Original title: Black Giles the Poacher: Containing Some Account of a Family Who Had Rather Live by Their Wits Than Their Work.
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Poaching, like smuggling, has a long counter-cultural history. The verb poach is derived from the Middle English word pocchen literally meaning bagged, enclosed in a bag.
Poaching was dispassionately reported for England in "Pleas of the Forest", transgressions of the rigid Anglo-Norman Forest Law.
William the Conqueror, who was a great lover of hunting, established and. Jack was accused of having knocked down a hare; and of all the birds in the air, who should the informer be but Black Giles the poacher. Wilson was grieved at the charge; he had a great regard for Jack, but he had a still greater regard for the law.
The poor fellow pleaded guilty. He did not deny the fact, but said he. Hannah More Black Giles The Poacher With Some Account Of Family 1st.
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Black Giles, the Poacher; With Some Account of a Family Who Had Rather Live by Their Wits Than Their Work (London: Howard and Evans, ca. ), by Hannah More (multiple formats at ). The title of my book is Poacher Panic, written by the author Jan Burchett.
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