Harwich


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Harwich

(ˈhærɪtʃ)
n
(Placename) a port in SE England, in NE Essex on the North Sea. Pop: 20 130 (2001)
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I understand that you have ordered a special train to Harwich.
All the same, you can come along with me as far as Harwich.
I doubt whether the Harwich boat will be able to put off.
John Street; her booty made at the fire, and again at Harwich, all give us excellent warnings in such cases to be more present to ourselves in sudden surprises of every sort.
Between the silver ribbon of morning and the green glittering ribbon of sea, the boat touched Harwich and let loose a swarm of folk like flies, among whom the man we must follow was by no means conspicuous--nor wished to be.
About the people on the boat he had already satisfied himself; and the people picked up at Harwich or on the journey limited themselves with certainty to six.
It was his friend of the Harwich train, the stumpy little cure of Essex whom he had warned about his brown paper parcels.
One of my very trusted agents in Harwich made the slightest slip the other day.
Arriving in the month of July at Harwich, and going thence to Birmingham, he made in the latter place, in August, a public profession of the Jewish religion; and figured there as a Jew until he was arrested, and brought back to London to receive the sentence he had evaded.
Now, suppose I, who have much of affairs, wish to ship goods, say, to Newcastle, or Durham, or Harwich, or Dover, might it not be that it could with more ease be done by consigning to one in these ports?
My brother thought that was hopeless, seeing the fury of the Londoners to crowd upon the trains, and broached his own idea of striking across Essex towards Harwich and thence escaping from the country altogether.
They were all off to Chatham, thence to Harwich, to take shipping for Belgium with the regiment--kind old Mrs.