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" I'll have thrice the weight in gold. Why, man, all their dripping pans and their chamber pots are pure gold; and all the chains with which they chain up their streets are massy gold; all the prisoners they take are fettered in gold; and for rubies and... "
A Select Collection of Old Plays: Mal-content - Page 249
by Robert Dodsley, Isaac Reed - 1780
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Proceedings, American Philosophical Society (vol. 90, no. 2)

...satirical authors of Eastward Ho (1605) put into the mouth of the rascally Seagull such language as this: I tell thee, gold is more plentiful there than copper...and for as much red copper as I can bring, I'll have it thrice the weight in gold. Wrhy, man all their dripping-pans, and their chamber-pots are pure gold;...
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University Lectures: Delivered by Members of the Faculty in the ..., Volume 2

University of Pennsylvania, Marion Dexter Learned - Barns - 1915 - 365 pages
...the characters, "golde is more plentiful! in Virginia than copper is with us, and for as much rede copper as I can bring, I'll have thrice the weight in gold. Why, man, all their dripping-pans and all the chamber-potts are pure gold, and all the chaines with which they chaine up their streets are...
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