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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 development of the associative principle during the Middle ages, 3 lectures

Christopher Barker (of Huddersfield.) - 1859
...superstitious mansions (continues he) reserved of those library books some to serve the vilest uses, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to 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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The North British Review, Volume 31

Allan Freer - 1859
...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 book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times...
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The Early Ecclesiastical History of Dewsbury in the West-Riding of the ...

John Beswicke Greenwood, Thomas Dunham Whitaker - 1859 - 253 pages
...superstitious mansions, reserved of the library books, some to serve their jacks, some to scour the candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocer and soapseller ; and some they sent over the sea to the bookbinders, — not in small numbers,...
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The early ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury. To which are added, with notes ...

John Beswicke Greenwood, Thomas Dunham Whitaker - 1859
...superstitious mansions, reserved of the library books, some to serve theii jacks, some to scour the candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocer and soapseller ; and some they sent over the sea to the bookbinders,—not in small numbers,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 49

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 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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The Irish ecclesiastical record

Irish ecclesiastical record - 1869
...Knox, assures us that "a great number of those who purchased these superstitious mansions, reserved the library books, some to serve their jakes, some to...rub their boots : some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but at times whole...
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The Reformation of the Church of England: Its History, Principles, and ...

John Henry Blunt - Reformation - 1868 - 567 pages
...those library-books some to serve their jakes, some to scour CHAP VI Whole libraries wantonly wasted their candlesticks, and some to 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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Monasticon: an account, based on Spottiswoode's, of all the abbeys, priories ...

James Frederick S. Gordon - 1868
...them which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those Library Books some to scour the 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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The Book of the Axes: Containing a Piscatorial Description of that Stream ...

George Philip Rigney Pulman - Axe River - 1875 - 906 pages
...pillage of the monasteries extended to their libraries. The books were torn up — " some to scour the candlesticks and some to rub their boots ; — some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, — • not in small lumbers, but at...
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Bibliomania; Or: Book-madness

Thomas Grognall Didbin - Bibliography - 1876 - 618 pages
...them, which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those librarybooks some to serve the jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some...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 ships full,...
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