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" But now cotton yarn is cheaper than linen yarn, and cotton goods are very much used in place of cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax ; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,... "
The Social Life of Scotland in the Eighteenth Century - Page 268
by Henry Grey Graham - 1899
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ..., Volume 9

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1807 - 755 pages
...cambries, lawns, and other expensive fabries of flax ; and they have ahnost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,...cotton, from the muslin cap on the crown of the head, to the cotton stocking under the sole of the foot. The ingenuity of the calico-printers has kept pace...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 5

Penny dreadfuls - 1830
...cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest, are clothed in British manufactures of cottons, from the muslin cap on the crown of the head to the cotton stocking under the sole of the...
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The Industries of Scotland: Their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition

David Bremner - Industrial arts - 1869 - 535 pages
...cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax ; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,...the crown of the head to cotton stockings under the the sole of the foot. The ingenuity of the calico-printers has kept pace with the ingenuity of the...
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Great industries of Great Britain, Volume 3

Great Britain - 1884
...cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax ; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,...the head to cotton stockings under the sole of the foot. The ingenuity of the calico-printers has kept pace with the ingenuity of the weavers and others...
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Guide to Bombay: Historical, Statistical, and Descriptive

James Mackenzie Maclean - Mumbai (India) - 1889 - 614 pages
...cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax ; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,...manufactures of cotton, from the muslin cap on the top of the head to the cotton stocking under the sole of the foot." It was some time, however, before...
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Wool-growing and the Tariff: A Study in the Economic History of the United ...

Chester Whitney Wright - Tariff - 1910 - 362 pages
...cambrics, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax; and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,...cotton, from the muslin cap on the crown of the head to the cotton stocking under the sole of the foot" (Annals of Commence, vol. iv, p. 81). America. There...
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The Knowledge Web: From Electronic Agents to Stonehenge and Back -- A

James Burke - Science - 2010 - 288 pages
...production of fine muslin cloth that was washable and now cheap. By 1785 the Annals of Commerce wrote: "Women of all ranks from the highest to the lowest,...cotton, from the muslin cap on the crown of the head, to the cotton stocking under the sole of the foot . . . with the gentlemen, cotton stuffs for waistcoats...
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Documents of the Industrial Revolution 1750-1850: Select Economic And Social ...

Richard Tames - Business & Economics - 2005 - 194 pages
...cambric, lawns, and other expensive fabrics of flax, and they have almost totally superseded the silks. Women of all ranks, from the highest to the lowest,...cotton, from the muslin cap on the crown of the head to the cotton stockings under the sole of the foor. . . . With the gentleman cotton stuffs for waistcoats...
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