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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 North American Review, Volume 44

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1837
..."A great number," he says, "of them which purchased these superstitious mansions, reserved of these library books some to serve their Jakes, some to scour...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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The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year ...

Thomas Fuller - Great Britain - 1837
...regarded. A number of them, which purchased 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 soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but at times whole...
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The Church history of Britain, Volume 2

Thomas Fuller - 1837
...regarded. A number of them, which purchased 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 soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, "but at times whole...
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An inquiry into the nature and form of the books of the ancients; with a ...

John Hannett - 1837
...them which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some...rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers ; some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers but at times whole...
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Bibliomania: Or Book-madness ; a Bibliographical Romance ; Illustrated with Cuts

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bibliography - 1842 - 618 pages
...them which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some...rub their boots : some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers ; some they sent over sea to the book -binders, not in small number, but at times whole...
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The History of Stowmarket: The Ancient County Town of Suffolk, with Some ...

Arthur George Harper Hollingsworth - Stowmarket (England) - 1844 - 248 pages
...Abbeys. STOW PRIESTS. " served their Jakes, with some they scoured their candlesticks, and some they took to rub their boots. Some they sold to the grocers and soap sellers, and some they sent over the sea to the book binders, not in small number, but at times whole ships' full. For more than ten...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 49

1860
...great number of them which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, 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 the sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but at times...
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Memorials of departed ages, or, Select antiquities of the British islands

1844
...purchased those superslitious mansions, reserved of those libraries, books — someto serve their jokes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots; some they sold to grocers and soap-sellers; at times, they sent whole ships full abroad." He adds — "Our posterity...
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The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ ..., Volume 3

Thomas Fuller - Great Britain - 1845
...not any where regarded. — A great number of " them which purchased those superstitious mansions " reserved of those library books some to serve their...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...
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The History and Fate of Sacrilege: Edited,in Part from Two Mss.,revised and ...

Sir Henry Spelman - 1846
...houses at the dissolution of them, took the libraries as part of the bargain and booty, — reserving of those library books, some to serve their jakes,...rub their boots, some they sold to the grocers and soapsellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders ; not in small numbers, but at times whole...
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