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A history of the church and priory of Swine in Holderness - Page 132
by Thomas Thompson - 1824
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The Antiquities of England and Wales

Francis Grose - Great Britain - 1784
...for forty shillings price: a shame it is to be spoken ! This stuff hath he occupied instead of grey paper, by the space of more than these ten years,...yet he hath store enough for as many years to come : a prodigious example is this, and to be abhorred by all men, which loved their nation as they should...
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Annual Register, Volume 16

History - 1803
...be spoken ! This stuff hath he occupied instead of grey-paper, by the space of more than these tea years, and yet he hath store enough for as many years to come : a prodigious example is this, and to be abhorred by all men, which loved their nation as they should...
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The Ancient Cathedral of Cornwall Historically Surveyed, Volume 2

John Whitaker - Saint Germans (Cornwall, England : County) - 1804
...shillings piyce; a shame " it is, to be spoken. Thys stiiffe hath he occupyed in the stede ofgraye "paper, by the space of more than these ten years; and yet he had, " store ynough for as many years to come. A. prodigyouse example is " this, and to be abhorred...
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Bibliomania, Or, Book Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts ...

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bibliography - 1811 - 782 pages
...is to be spoken ! This stuff hath he occupied in the stead of grey paper, by the space of more than ten years, and yet he hath store enough for as many years to come !' Preface to Lcland's Laboryouse Jonnwy, &c. 1549, 8vo. Reprint of 1772 , sign. C. of many curious...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 20

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1812
...be fed with so ungodly gains, and so deeply shameth his native country. I know a merchant man (which shall at this time be nameless) that bought the contents...by the space of more than these ten years, and yet hath hestore enoutrh for as many years to came. " Bale's Declaration, &c. :ipud Collier's Eccles. Hist....
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Illustrations of Biblical Literature: Exhibiting the History and ..., Volume 3

James Townley - Bible - 1821
...xl. shyllynges pryce, a shame it is to be spoken. Thys stuffe hath he occupyed in the stede of graye paper, by the space of more than these ten years, and yet he hath store ynough for as many yeares to come. A prodygyouse example is this, and to be abhorred of all men which...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 1

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...detestable a fact. I know a merchant that bought the contents of two noble libraries for 403. priée ; a shame it is to be spoken ! This stuff hath he occupied...paper, by the space of more than these ten years, and yrt be hath store enough for as many years to come. I shall judge this to he true, and utter it with...
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The History of the Reformation of the Church of England: Reign of King Henry ...

Henry Soames - 1826
...for forty shillings price, a shame it is to be spoken. This stuff hath he occupied instead of grey paper, by the space of more than these ten years, and yet he hath store enough for as many years to come.—Our posterity may well curse this wicked fact of our age, this unreasonable spoil of England's...
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Memoirs of the Reformation of England, by Constantius Archæophilus

Edward Hatton - 1826
...contents of two noble libraries for 40 shillings price : a sharer it is to be spoken This stuff haih be occupied instead of gray paper by the space of more than these ten years, an yet he hath store enough for as many years to come. A prodigious example this, and to- be abhorred...
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The History of Tewkesbury

James Bennett - Tewkesbury (England) - 1830 - 456 pages
...forty shillings pryce, a shame it is to be spoken. This stuffe hath he oceupyed in the stede of grave paper by the space of more than these ten years, and yet the old hostelry, the chamberer's lodging, the new hall, the old parlour adjoining to the abbot's lodging;...
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