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" Within these thirty-five years 'twas scandalous for a divine to take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham market, they culled out their... "
'Brief Lives': I-Y - Page 183
by John Aubrey, Andrew Clark - 1898
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Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth ...

Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey - English letters - 1813
...scandalous for a divine to take tobacco. It was sold then for its wayte in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours say, that when they went...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now, the customes of it are the greatest his majl'e hath. Sir Walter R. was a great chymist, and...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal

Ralph Griffiths, G. E. Griffiths - English imprints - 1825
...scandalous for a divine to take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham, they culled their biggest shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco. Now the Customs of it...
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The works of sir Walter Ralegh. To which are prefixed the lives of the ...

Walter Ralegh (sir.), William Oldys - 1829
...was sold then for its wayte in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours (Josias Taylor) say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco; now, the customes of it are the greatest his majtie hath. Sir Walter R. was a great chymist, and amongst...
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Miscellaneous works

Sir Walter Raleigh, Thomas Birch, William Oldys - 1829
...was sold then for its wayte in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours (Josias Taylor) say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now, the customes of it are the greatest his majtle hath. Sir Walter R. was a great chymist, and...
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London, Volume 1

Charles Knight - London (England) - 1841
...was scandalous for a divine to take tobacco. It was sold for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours say that, when they went...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now, the customs of it arc the greatest his Majesty hath." Amongst the promiscuous associates of...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 47

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1859
...take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeoman neighbors say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now, the customs of it are the greatest his majesty hath. From Tail's Edinburgh Magaslne. HENRY III.,...
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Knight's Penny Magazine, Volumes 1-2

Charles Knight - History - 1846
...divine to take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeoman neighbours say, that when they went to Malmesbury...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now, the customs of it are the greatest his majesty hath." BISHOP GROSTESTE. " Bishop Grosteste,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight

Half hours - 1847
...scandalous for a divine to take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbours say, that when they went...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now, the customs of it are the greatest his majesty hath. AUBREY. THE VTCAR OF WAKEFIELD. ...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Advertiser, Volumes 1-2

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1848
...take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbors say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now the customs of it are the greatest his majesty hath. DR. WILLIAM HARVEY. He was always very contemplative,...
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The Virginia Historical Register, and Literary Companion, Volumes 1-2

William Maxwell - Virginia - 1848
...take tobacco. It was sold then for its weight in silver. I have heard some of our old yeomen neighbors say, that when they went to Malmesbury or Chippenham...shillings to lay in the scales against the tobacco ; now the customs of it are the greatest his majesty hath. DR. WILLIAM HARVEY. He was always very contemplative,...
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