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" I know a merchantman, which shall at this time be nameless, that bought the contents of two noble libraries for forty shillings... "
Bibliomania, Or, Book Madness ; a Bibliographical Romance, in Six Parts ... - Page 310
by Thomas Frognall Dibdin - 1811 - 782 pages
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The Antiquities of England and Wales, Volume 1

Francis Grose - Great Britain - 1784
...numbers ; but, at times, whole ships full : yea, the universities of this realm are not at all clear in this detestable fact. But cursed is that belly, which seeketh to be fed with so ungodly gains, and so deeply shameth his natural country. I know " says he" a merchantman (which...
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The History of the Reformation of the Church of England: Reign of King Henry ...

Henry Soames - 1826
...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 book-binders, not in small number, but at times whole ships full. I know a merchant-man (which shall at this time be nameless) that bought the contents of two noble...
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Memoirs of the Reformation of England, by Constantius Archĉophilus

Edward Hatton - 1826
...over sea to the bookbinders ; not in small numbers, but at times whole ships full, to the wondering of foreign nations. . Yea, the Universities of this realm are not all clear in this detestable fact. But cursed is that belly which seeketh to be fed with such ungodly gains,...
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Origines Genealogicae; Or, The Sources Whence English Genealogies May be ...

Stacey Grimaldi - Genealogy - 1828 - 342 pages
...candlesticks, and to rub their boots ; some were sold to grocers, sopesellers, and some sent over the sea to the book-binders, not in small number, but at times whole ships full. A merchant bought two noble Libraries for forty shillings. Fuller says that the owners of the monastic...
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Registrum ecclesiĉ parochialis, the history of parish registers in England ...

John Southerden Burn - 1829
...candlesticks, and to rub their boots; some were sold to grocers, sopesellers, and some sent over the sea to the book-binders not in small number, but at times whole ships full. A merchant bought two noble libraries for 40'." The injunction of Cromwell was highly necessary upon...
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The Irish penny magazine

...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...but at times whole ships' full to the wondering of Foreign nations. Yea, the Universities of this realm are not all clear in this detestable fact; but...
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A History of the Royal Foundation of Christ's Hospital: With an Account of ...

William Trollope - London (England) - 1834 - 358 pages
...their candlesticks, and some to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers and sope-sellers, and some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small number, but at times whole ships full. Yea, the Universities of this Realme are not all clear in this detestable fact. But cursed is that...
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A History of the Royal Foundation of Christ's Hospital: With an Account of ...

William Trollope - London (England) - 1834 - 358 pages
...small number, but at times whole ships full. Yea, the Universities of this Realme are not all clear in this detestable fact. But cursed is that belly, which seeketh to be fed with so ungodly gains, and so deeply shameth his naturall Cuntrey. I know a Merchant man (which shall at...
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An inquiry into the nature and form of the books of the ancients; with a ...

John Hannett - 1837
...to the grocers and soap-sellers ; some they sent over sea to the bookbinders, not in small numbers but at times whole ships full, to the wondering of...which seeketh to be fed with such ungodly gains, and shameth his natural country. I know a merchant man, which shall at this time be nameless, that bought...
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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
...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...ships full, to the wondering of the foreign nations. I know a merchant man, which shall at this time be nameless, that bought the contents of two noble...
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