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Knowledge is power: a view of the productive forces of modern society, and ... - Page 338
by Charles Knight - 1856 - 503 pages
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Early English Poetry, Ballads and Popular Literature of the ..., Volume 27

Percy Society - English literature - 1849
...dignation, and says they cost twenty, thirty, and forty shillings each, " and were fetched from bcyon4 the seas, from whence a great sort of other vanities do come besides." In a curious collection of household documents, formerly belonging to Nell Gwynne, now in the possession...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1850
...curious, some of a certain kind of fine haire ; i. IK-SB they call better hattet of xx, »xx, or xl shillings price, fetched from beyond the seas, from whence a great sort of other varieties doe come besides.*1 GASTROS. Meaning of " Pisan." — Mr. Turner (No. 7. p. 100.) asks the...
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Knowledge is Power: A View of the Productive Forces of Modern Society, and ...

Charles Knight - Industrial arts - 1856 - 503 pages
...and broad on the crown, like the battlements of a house. Another sort have round crowns, sometimes with .one kind of band, sometimes with another, now...Here, then, we see that the beaver hat was in those d.ivs an article of CTeat J price. The commonalty had their " plain statute caps" of wool. In our time...
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Popular history of England, Volume 3

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1857
...They wore hats of silk, velvet, taffety, sarsenet, wool, and of " fine hair, which they call beaver, fetched from beyond the seas, from whence a great sort of other vanities do come besides." He was of no estimation among men who had not a velvet or taffety hat ; " and so common a thing it...
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Our home islands [by T. Milner

Thomas Milner - 1857
...some of wool ; and, which is more curious, some of a certain kind of fine hair: These they call bever hats, of twenty, thirty, or forty shillings price,...whence a great sort of other vanities do come besides." The production of hats of various materials is now immense, in the metropolis, the towns, and other...
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Knowledge is power, a view of the productive forces of modern society

Charles Knight - 1859
...is more curious, some of a certain kind of fine hair ; these they call beaver hats, of 20, 30, or 40 shillings price, fetched from beyond the seas, from...when the cheaper silk hat became almost universal. We import from France .some plush for making hats ; but much of this silk material is also prepared...
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Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Until the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Clothing and dress - 1860 - 607 pages
...some of a certain kind of fine haire ; these they call Ijei-er hattes, of xx, xxx, or 3d shillinges price, fetched from beyond the seas, from whence a great sort of other vanities doe come besides."* These hats were frequently decorated with feathers, and bands formed of gold and...
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The Corner cupboard, by the ed. of 'Enquire within upon everything'.

1867
...kind of fine haire ; these they call bever hattes, and are of xx, xxx, and XL shillings price, all fetched from beyond the seas, from whence a great sort of other varieties doe come besides, and so common a thing is it, that every surveng man, countreiman, and others,...
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A Journey of Discovery All Around Our House: Or, The Interview : a Companion ...

Robert Kemp Philp - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1867 - 378 pages
...kind of fine haire ; these they call bever hattes, and are of xx, xxx, and XL shillings price, all fetched from beyond the seas, from whence a great sort of other varieties doe come besides, and so common a thing is it, that every surveng man, countreiman, and others,...
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Development of English Literature and Language

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1882
...like the battlements of a house'; hats of silk, velvet, and of 'fine hair, which they call beaver, fetched from beyond the seas, from whence a great sort of other vanities do come besides'; cloaks of sable, ornamented shirts; coats diversified with oxen and goats; velvet shoes, covered with...
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