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Examples from the Web for loughborough

Historical Examples of loughborough

  • In 1809 we find him established as a lace-manufacturer at Loughborough, in Leicestershire.


    Samuel Smiles

  • Neither Pitt nor Grenville knew that Loughborough had played them false in 1795.

  • But while Pitt sapped the approaches to the citadel, Loughborough countermined him.

  • "She's got her parlour an' her plush suite in Loughborough," said her husband with just pride.

    The Rainbow

    D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence

  • Edge rails were brought into use by Mr. Jessop in 1789, at Loughborough.