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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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Liverpool Medico-chirurgical Journal, Volume 7

1887
...— "A number of them, which purchased those superstitious mansions, reserved of those library-books, some to serve their jakes, some to scour their candlesticks,...; some they sold to the grocers and soap sellers. " I know a Merchant-man (which shall at this time be namelesse) that bought the contents of two noble...
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Sacred Biography: Saints and Their Biographers in the Middle Ages

Thomas J. Heffernan - Religion - 1992
...dissolution of them took the libraries as part of the bargain and booty, reserving of those library books, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots. Some they sold to the grocers and soapsellers, and some they sent over the seas to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but in times...
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Nationalism and Historical Loss in Renaissance England: Foxe, Dee, Spenser ...

Andrew Escobedo - History - 2004 - 261 pages
...with disgust the uses to which book owners were putting books in Reformation England: "some (books) to serve their jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots. Some they sold to grocers and sopesellers, and some they sent overseas to the bookbinders, and not in small number, but...
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 90, no. 2)

...ever a most horrible infamy. ... A great number of them which purchased those superstitious mansions reserved of those library books, some to serve their...and some to rub their boots. Some they sold to the grossers and soap sellers, & some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but at...
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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 BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW

7 - 1850
...those superstitious mansions, preserved of those library books some to serve their jacks, some to serve 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 number, but at times whole...
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