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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of ... - Page 333
by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett, William Jones - 1828
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 6

David Hume - Great Britain - 1789
...women in child- bed: As for fervants , if they had any fheet above them , it was well : For feldom had they any under their bodies to keep them from the pricking ftraws , that ran oft through the canvas , and razed their hardened hides The third thing they tell...
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1802
...feathers. ' ' As for fen-ants, if they had any fliert 4 above them, it •n'as well ; for leldom • had they any under their bodies, to • keep them from the pricking ftnrws ' that ran "oft through the carrvafs of « the pallet, and rafed their hardened « hides.* (T>....
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The Universalist's Miscellany, Or, Philanthropist's Museum, Volume 3

Universalism - 1799
...for women in child-bed. As for fervants, if they had any fheet above them, it was well ; for feldom had they any under their bodies, to keep them from the pricking ftraws that ran through the canvas and their hardened hides. The third thing they tell of, is the exchange...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which is ...

English poets - 1801
...lodged as the lord of the " town; who, peradventure, lay seldom in a bed " of down or whole feathers. As for servants, if " they had any sheet above them,...from the pricking straws that ran oft through " the canvas of the pallet, and rased their hardened "hides." (p. 188.) The progress of improvement in building,...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 1

English poets - 1801
...poorest country people. " town ; who, peradventure, lay seldom in a bed " of down or whole feathers. As for servants, if " they had any sheet above them,...bodies, to keep " them from the pricking straws that ran ott through " the canvas of the pallet, and rased their hardened "hides." (p. 188.) The progress of...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1802
...the town ; who, peradventure, ' lay seldom in a bed of down or ' whole feathers. As for servant«, ' if they had any sheet above them, ' it was well ;...pricking straws ' that ran oft through the canvass ' of the pallet, and rased their ' hardened hides.' " The progress of improvement in building, was...
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The New annual register, or General repository of history, politics, and ...

1802
...the town ; who, peradrenture, ' lay seldom in a bed of down or ' whole leathers. As for servant«, ' if they had any sheet above them, ' it was well ; for seldom had the» ' any under their bodies, to tf?p 'them from the pricking straws ' that ran oft through the canvass...
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Atlases - 1804
...lown, so well were they contented. Pillows, said they, were thought meet only for women in child-bed. As for servants, if they had any sheet above them,...bodies, to keep them from the pricking straws that ran through the canvas, and razed their hardened hides. " The third thing they tell of, is the exchange...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cęsar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...town : So well were they contented. Pillows, said they, were thought meet only for women in childbed : As for servants, if they had any sheet above them...pricking straws that ran oft through the canvass, and rased their hardened hides. — The third thing they tell of is, the exchange of Treene platers (so...
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The Code of Health and Longevity: Or, A Concise View, of the Principles ...

Sir John Sinclair - Hygiene - 1807
...women in childbed. As for servants, it they had any sheet above them, it waiwcll; for seldom they had any under their bodies, to keep them from the pricking straws, that ran oft through the canvas, and razed their hanir-.ni hides. — Sec Hume's History of England, Vol. IV. Notes, p. 4G2....
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