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" Do not undervalue an enemy by whom you have been worsted. When our countrymen came home from fighting with the Saracens, and were beaten by them, they pictured them with huge, big, terrible faces as you still see the sign of the Saracen's head is, when... "
Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ... - Page 401
by John Timbs - 1855 - 800 pages
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Table-talk of John Selden

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1856 - 170 pages
...pacified, for the Poor had it already. War. ) O not under-value an Enemy by whom you have been worsted. When our Country-men came home from fighting with...big, terrible Faces (as you still see the sign of the Saracens Head is) when in truth they were like other Men. But this they did to save their own Credits....
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Things not generally known: Curiosities of history

John Timbs - History - 1858 - 247 pages
...was a Saracen. Selden thus explains it : " Do not undervalue an enemy by whom you have been worsted. When our countrymen came home from fighting with the...big, terrible faces (as you still see the sign of the Sara* Mr. •Wise, who wrote two pamphlets upon this standard in 1738-42, says: • • If any dispute...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1863
...Talk, " undervalue an enemy by whom you have been worsted. When our countrymeo came home from lighting with the Saracens, and were beaten by them, they pictured...you still see the sign of the Saracen's Head is." DM STEVENS. Guildford. THE END or SPEECH. — " The end of speech," said Talleyrand, or some one like...
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The History of Signboards: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day

John Camden Hotten - Signs and signboards - 1866 - 536 pages
...Devereux Court, 167 fi." Various reasons arc given to account for the sign of the SARACEN'S HEAD. " When our countrymen came home from fighting with the...men. But this they did to save their own credit." * Or the sign may have been adopted by those who had visited the Holy Land, either as pilgrims or when...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - London (England) - 1868 - 871 pages
...erected. There was also a Saracen't Head, No. 5, Aldgate : it was once a common London sign, which Selden thus illustrates : — " When our countrymen came...head is), when in truth they were like other men. But thl> they did to save their own credit."— Tabk Talk. SOUTKWABK INNS. — Stow enumerates here " many...
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... Areopagitica: 24 November 1644. Preceded by illustrative documents ...

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 1869 - 80 pages
...pacified, for the Poor had it already. BBkr. O not under-value an Enemy by whom you have been worded. When our Countrymen came home from fighting with the...pictured them with huge, big, terrible Faces (as you dill fee the S'.gn of the Saracerìs-\iza.à is) when in truth they were i. D like other men. But this...
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Table-talk: 1689, Issue 6

John Selden, Richard Milward - Table-talk - 1868 - 120 pages
...already. i . "1 XO not under-value an Enemy by whom you ! I have been worfted. When our Country-*— ' men came home from fighting with the Saracens, and were...pictured them with huge, big, terrible Faces (as you ftill fee the Sign of the Saracen's-head is) when in truth they were like other men. But this they...
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Table-talk

John Selden - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1868 - 120 pages
...already. i. T~^\O not under-value an Enemy by whom you II have been worried. When pur Cpuntry-*— men came home from fighting with the Saracens, and were...pictured them with huge, big, terrible Faces (as you ftill fee the Sign of the Saraeen's-he».d is) when in truth they were like other men. But this they...
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London Society, Volume 12; Volume 14

English literature - 1868
...an uncivil reason for it, where he says: ' Do not undervalue an enemy by whom you havo been worsted. When our countrymen came home from fighting with the...Saracens, and were beaten by them, they pictured them with large, big, terrible faces (as you still see the sign of the Saracen's Head is), when, in truth, they...
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Curiosities of London: Exhibiting the Most Rare and Remarkable Objects of ...

John Timbs - London (England) - 1868 - 871 pages
...erected. There was also a Saracen't Head, No. 5, Aldgate: it w«a once a common London sign, which Sclden thus illustrates : — " When our countrymen came...fighting with the Saracens, and were beaten by them, thfj pictured thorn with huge, biff, terrible faces (as you still sec the sign of the Saracen's bead'UJ,...
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