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" A great number of them which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library books, some to serve their Jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots. Some they sold to the grocers and soap sellers, and some they... "
A History of the Church and Priory of Swine in Holderness ... - Page 130
by Thomas Thompson - 1824 - 268 pages
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2

1846
...superstitious mansions, reserved of those library books, some to serve their Jakes, some to scour the candlesticks, and some to rub their boots; some they sold to the grocer and soap-seller ; and some they sent over sea to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...superstitious mansions, reserved of those library books some to serve their jakes, some to scour the candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocer and soap-seller; and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but,...
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Shakspere: his times and contemporaries

George Markham Tweddell - 1852
...them which purchased these superstitious mansions, reserved of those library books some to serve then- jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots, and some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to bookbinders, not...
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The Church of the people [afterw.] The Church of the people and free church ...

1853
...purchased those superstitions mansions, reserved of those library books, some to serve their* * * », eome to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the groe. re, and sope sellers, and some they sent ever sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but...
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The three days of Wensleydale

William Gideon M. Jones Barker - 1854
...1549. " A number of those persons, who bought the monastaries, reserved of the library books thereof, 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 numbers, but at times whole...
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Cyclopędia of Literary and Scientific Anecdote: Illustrations of the ...

William Keddie - Literature - 1854 - 368 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 bookbinders, not in small number, but at times whole ships...
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The history and antiquities of North Allerton

Christopher John Davison Ingledew - 1858
...1549. " A number of those persons, who bought the monasteries, reserved of the library books thereof, 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 numbirs, but at times whole...
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The History and Antiquities of North Allerton, in the County of York

Christopher James Davison Ingledew - North Yorkshire (England) - 1858 - 400 pages
...1549. " A number of those persons, who bought the monasteries, reserved of the library books thereof, 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 numbers, but at times whole...
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The development of the associative principle during the Middle Ages: three ...

Christopher Barker - Guilds - 1859 - 100 pages
...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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Part the first. History of libraries

Edward Edwards - Libraries - 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 sea to the bookbinders, not in small number but at times whole...
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