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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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Bibliomania: Or Book-madness; a Bibliographical Romance

Thomas Frognall Dibdin - Bibliography - 1876 - 618 pages
...those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the ./''/.-•••, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to 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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History of Battle Abbey

Catherine Lucy W. Powlett (duchess of Cleveland.) - 1877 - 357 pages
...superstitious mansions, reserved of these 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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History of the Church of England: From the Abolition of the Roman ..., Volume 2

Richard Watson Dixon - 1881
...just lamentation is well known through Fuller (Abbeys, 335). The successors of the monks, he says, " reserved of those library books, some to serve their...rub their boots. Some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the book-binders, not in small numbers, but at times whole...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 47

1882
...says : ' A number of those persons who bought the monasteries reserved the [library books thereof — 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, Dot in small numbers, but at times...
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Belgravia, a London magazine, conducted by M.E. Braddon, Volume 47

Belgravia - 1882 - 2 pages
...says: ' A number of those persons who bought the monasteries reserved the [library books thereof — 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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Bookmart, Volumes 1-2

Richard Halkett - Bibliography - 1883
...which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve the jokes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to 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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About Yorkshire, by T. and K. Macquoid

Thomas Robert Macquoid - 1883 - 80 pages
...says : " A number of those persons who bought the monasteries reserved the library books thereof — 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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Anglo-Saxon Literature

John Earle - Anglo-Saxon literature - 1884 - 262 pages
...says that those who purchased the monasteries reserved the books, some to scour their candlesticks, some to rub their boots, some they sold to the grocers and soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the book-binders,3 not in small numbers; 1 " Palseographia...
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Memorials of the Craft of Surgery in England

Sir D'Arcy Power - Guilds - 1886 - 412 pages
...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 Sope sellers, and some they sent over sea to the Book binders, not in small number, but at times whole...
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The History and Fate of Sacrilege: Edited, in Part from Two Mss., Rev. and ...

Sir Henry Spelman - Sacrilege - 1888 - 324 pages
...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 soap-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the book-binders; not in small numbers, but at times whole...
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