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" ... a-piece for themselves and families, and so foreigners too that came to see it ; with which money the charge of the cakes and ale being defrayed) they not only repaired their church, but kept their poor too; which charge" are not now perhaps so cheerfully... "
History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Staffordshire: And the City and County ... - Page 593
by William White - 1834 - 772 pages
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The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations ..., Volume 13, Part 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees - Architecture - 1813 - 936 pages
...institution of the spnrt, giving pence a piece for themselves and families, and so foreigners too, that came to see it; with which money the charge of the...too; which charges are not now perhaps so cheerfully born." This practice seems to have existed at other places besides Abbot's Bromley ; for we find hobbyhorse...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Delineations ..., Volume 19, Part 2

John Britton - Architecture - 1813 - 614 pages
...institution of the sport, giving pence a piece for themselves and families, and so foreigners too, that came to see it; with which money the charge of the...too; which charges are not now perhaps so cheerfully born." This practice seems to have existed at other places besides Abbot's Bromley ; for we find hobbyhorse...
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The Beauties of England and Wales: Or, Original Delineations, Topographical ...

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - Architecture - 1813 - 696 pages
...institution of the spnrt, giving pence a piece for themselves and families, and so foreigners too, that came to see it; with which money the charge of the...being defrayed, they not only repaired their church bat kept their poor too; which charges are not now perhaps so cheerfully born." This practice seems...
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Topography of Great Britain: Or, British Traveller's Directory: Cornwall

George Alexander Cooke - England - 1817 - 304 pages
...foreigners, who came to see it, with which money, after defraying the charge of the cakes and ale, thty not only repaired their church, but kept their poor too; which charges are not now so cheerfully horne." Hobby-horse-money is mentioned in tke old parish hook* of Stafford and Leighford....
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 105-106

1859 - 650 pages
...institution of the sport, giving pence a-piece for themselves and families, and so foreigners too that came to see it ; with which money the charge of the...repaired their church, but kept their poor too; which charge" are not now perhaps so cheerfully borne.' — Natural Hi»tory of Staffordshire, fol. 1686,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 106

English literature - 1859 - 598 pages
...came to see it; with which money (the charge charge of the cakes and ale being defrayed) they not ouly repaired their church, but kept their poor too ; which...charges are not now perhaps so cheerfully borne.' — Natural History of Staffordshire, fol. 1 686, p. 434. ' There are several hobby-horse dances extant...
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The book of days, a miscellany of popular antiquities, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Chronology, Historical - 1862 - 880 pages
...huge pot of ale with cakes by general contribution of the village, out of the very surplus of which he church quoth Dr Plot, ' are not now, perhaps, so cheerfully borne.' * On Twelfth-Night, 1606, Ben Jonson's...
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The customs, superstitions and legends of the county of Stafford

Charles Henry Poole - Folklore - 1875 - 144 pages
...institution of tke sport, gave a penny apiece for themselves and families, and so strangers too, that came to see it, with which money the charge of the...which charges are not now perhaps so cheerfully borne. This practice seems to have existed at other places in this Shire ; for we find hobby-horse money frequently...
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All the Year Round, Volume 42

1888 - 770 pages
...huge pot of ale, with cakes by general contribution of the village, out of the very surplus of which they not only repaired their church, but kept their poor, too ; which charges, says Dr. Plott, " are not now perhaps so cheerfully borne." According to " Strickland's Lives of the...
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British Popular Customs, Present and Past: Illustrating the Social and ...

Thomas Firminger Thiselton-Dyer - Folklore - 1900 - 582 pages
...institution of the sport, giving pence a piece for themselves and their families, and so foreigners too that came to see it, with which money (the charge of the...defrayed) they not only repaired their church, but kept the poor too, which charges are not now perhaps so cheerfully borne. There is an ancient payment made...
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