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A History of the Church and Priory of Swine in Holderness ... - Page 130
by Thomas Thompson - 1824 - 268 pages
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The Antiquities of England and Wales

Francis Grose - Great Britain - 1784
...superstitious mansions, reserved of those library books, some to serve their Jakes, some to scour the candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocer and soap-seller; and some they sent over sea, to the book-binders, not in small numbers ; but,...
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Bibliomania: Or Book Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance, in Six ..., Volume 1

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bibliography - 1811 - 782 pages
...which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the jukes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub...boots : some they sold to the grocers and soap sellers ; some they sent over sea to the book-hinders, not in small number, but at times whole ships full,...
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Bibliomania, Or, Book Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts ...

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bibliography - 1811 - 782 pages
...purchased those superstitious mansion!!, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the jokes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots : some they sold to the grocers anil soap sellers , some they sent over sea to the book-binders, not in small number, but at times...
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The Life and Acts of Matthew Parker: The life and acts of Matthew Parker ...

John Strype - 1821
...the books of those libraries: Gift. « some to serve their Jakes, some to scour their candle" sticks, some to rub their boots; some they sold to the " grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to " the bookbinders: not in small numbers, but at times...
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Historical and Biographical Works: The life and acts of Matthew Parker. 1821

John Strype - 1821
...the books of those libraries ; GUt " some to serve their Jakes, some to scour their candle" sticks, some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the " grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to " the bookbinders : not in small numbers, but at times...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...superstitions mansions, reserved of the, library books, »ome to serve their jukes, some to scour the candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocer and soapseller } and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but in...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 2

1829
...VI., AD 1549. " A number of those persons who bought the monasteries, reserved of the library thereof, some to serve their jakes ; some to scour their candlesticks...rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers ; and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but at times whole...
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The Olio, Or, Museum of Entertainment, Volume 2

1829
...persons who bought the monasteries, reserved of the library thereof, some to serve their jakes ; soms to scour their candlesticks ; and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers ; and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but at times whole...
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The Irish penny magazine

...superstitious mansions (the monasteries) reserved of those library books, some to serve their vilest uses, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but at times whole...
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A History of the Royal Foundation of Christ's Hospital: With an Account of ...

William Trollope - London (England) - 1834 - 358 pages
...regarded. A number of them which purchas'd those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve their jakes, some to scour their candlesticks,...rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers and sope-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but at times whole...
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