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" A proclamation was issued, that women should not meet together to babble and talk, and that all men should keep their wives in their houses. "
The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Death of ... - Page 155
by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett, William Jones - 1828
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The Lady's Weekly Miscellany, Volume 11

1810
...havebeen pecking at. Dean SwiftCuriout Proclamation. In 1547, a proclamation was issued by Henry 8, " That women should not meet together to babble and talk, and that all men should keep their wives in tl.eir houses." Riddle. More fickle than the wind that blows, More fragrant than the damask rose ;...
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The good old times; or, The poor man's history of England. Repr

England - 1817
...to risk the experiment of bringing up the " Good Old Times /" What think ye, my friends, of a law, " that WOMEN should not " meet together to BABBLE and...ALL MEN SHOULD KEEP " THEIR WIVES IN THEIR HOUSES ?" (P. 274.) Here would be precious work.'.' We may talk of THE RIGHTS OF MEN ; but, if we were to...
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The London Budget of Wit, Or, A Thousand Notable Jests: Many of Them Never ...

Friend to rational mirth - English wit and humor - 1817 - 352 pages
...only a little i>';s a fool than the others." 53. In 1547, a proclamation was issued by Henry VIII. " That women should not meet together to babble and...all men should keep their wives in their houses." — Query, what effect would such a proclamation have now ? 54. Milton was asked by a friend, whether...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1819
...under-sheriff, though much respected in the city. They also threatened cardinal Wolsey with some insult; and be thought it necessary to fortify his house, and put...was issued, that women should not meet together to habble and talk, and that all men should keep their wives in their houses. Next day the duke of Norfolk...
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The Chronicle of the Kings of England: From William the Norman to the Death ...

Nathan ben Saddi (pseud.) - Great Britain - 1821 - 286 pages
...their knees hefore the Kmg cried for mercy. A curious proclamation was afterwards issued, directing that women should not meet together to babble and...that all men should keep their wives in their houses. There appears to have heen a great improvement in the manners of the people since the reign of Henry...
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Collections, Historical and Miscellaneous: And Monthly Literary ..., Volume 2

John Farmer - New Hampshire - 1823
...on an arerage. Cvriout Proclamation.— In 1547, a Proclamation was issued by Henry the 8th : — " That women should not meet together to babble and...and that all men should keep their wives in their honses." The new Pope.— Cardinal Delia Genga was elected Pope on the 2", th of Sept. and has taken...
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Collections, Topographical, Historical, and Biographical Relating ..., Volume 2

Jacob Bailey Moore - New Hampshire - 1823
...average. Curious Proclamation.— In 1547, a Proclamation was issued by Henry the 8th : — " Tha^romen should not meet together to babble and talk, and that...all men should keep their wives in their houses." The new Pope — Cardinal Delia . Genga was elected Pope on the 27th of Sept. and has taken the title...
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The Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 1

1823
...policy wad. reform we would remind them, »at in: 1 457 a proclamation was issued by Henry VHb «• that women should not meet together to babble and talk; and that all men should keep their -wives it» their houses.'' • > '' A MERCHANT being attacked by some thieves so early as five in the evening...
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The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ...

Thomas Byerley - 1823
...he might he served with three. In the year lut? a ireclamation wu issued by Henry VIII. commanding " that women should not meet together to babble and talk ; and that all men should keep their nh-cs in their houses." A Clergyman heing ¡nd:spo-ed, and mnfmed to his hed, s-чН his servant to...
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The Aurora Borealis: Or Flashes of Wit; Calculated to Drown Dull Care and ...

Anecdotes - 1831 - 216 pages
...themselves than their contents." , CURrOUS PROCLAMATION. In 1547, a proclamation was issued by Hemy 8th, that women should not meet together to babble and...that all men should keep their wives in their houses. A SMALL MISTAKE. An uninformed Irishman, hearing the Sphinx alluded to in company, whispered to his...
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