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" Lord! what can I do? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it. "
The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ... - Page 236
1825
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Time's Telescope

1826
...woman, " Lord! what can I do? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down bouses ; but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it." That be needed no more soldiers, and that, for himself, he must go and refresh himself, having been up aU...
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Memoirs of the Life of Judge Jeffrys: Sometime Lord High Channellor of England

Humphry William Woolrych - 1827 - 442 pages
...people will not obey me. I have been pulling down 1 Diary, Vol. ip 425. a That houses should be pulled down. houses, but the fire overtakes us faster than...having been up all night. So he left me, and I him, &c.'" Something that came out on Rosewell's trial, which we shall mention by and by, seems to confirm...
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Londiniana: Or, Reminiscences of the British Metropolis: Including ..., Volume 1

Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1829
...he cried, like a fainting woman, ' Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent, the people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses ; but the fire overtakes...do it:' that he 'needed no more soldiers,' and that • he must go and refresh himself, having been up all night.' So he left me, and I him, and walked...
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The History and Antiquities of London, Westminster, Southwark, and ..., Volume 1

Thomas Allen - 1839
...message, he cried, like a fainting woman, 'Lord I what can I do? 1 am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses, but the fire overtakes...it.' That he needed no more soldiers, and that, for * St. Laurence Poullney, of which Thomas Elborough was curate. T Sir Thomas Bludwurth. himself, he...
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London, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - 1841
...message he cried, like a fainting woman, ' Lord, what can I do ? I am spent; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses; but the fire overtakes...left me, and I him, and walked home ; seeing people almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses too so very thick thereabouts,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 16

1849
...endeavor to stop the fire, he cried, " Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent ; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses, but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it." Carts laden with furniture, sick persons carried away in their beds, thousands of halfclothed men,...
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Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys: Secretary to the ..., Volume 3

Samuel Pepys - 1848 - 6 pages
...of which Thomas Elborough was curate. " Lord! what can I do ? I am spent: people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses; but the fire overtakes...seeing people all almost distracted, and no manner of means used to quench the fire. The houses, too, so very thick thereabouts, and full of matter for burning,...
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The Daguerreotype, Volume 3

1849
...endeavor to stop the fire, he cried, "Lord ! what can I do? 1 am spent ; people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses, but the fire overtakes us faster than we can do it." Carts laden with furniture, sick persons carried away in their beds, thousands of halfclothed men,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 16

1849
...endeavor to stop the fire, he cried, " Lord ! what can I do ? I am spent ; people will not obey me. I 0 ? or c 3o Carts laden with furniture, sick persons carried away in their beds, thousands of halfclothed men,...
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The Life of Judge Jeffreys: Chief Justice of the King's Bench Under Charles ...

Humphry William Woolrych - 1852 - 316 pages
...message,2 he cried, like a fainting woman, 'Lord! what can I do? I am spent : people will not obey me. I have been pulling down houses, but the fire overtakes...having been up all night. So he left me, and I him," &c.3 1 Diary, vol. ip 425. 2 That houses should be pulled down. 3 Vol. ip 446. Pepys seems afterwards...
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