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" ... carousing cups of the sacred chalices, as once Belshazzar celebrated his drunken feast in the sanctified vessels of the Temple. "
Norfolk Archaeology - Page 44
1872
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Transactions of the Essex Archaeological Society, Volumes 3-4

Essex Archaeological Society - Essex (England) - 1865
..."Church Hist." Book VII., gee. 2, (vol. IT., p. 347, edn., 1842). To the game purport also Dr. Hoylin, " Many private men's parlours were hung with altar cloths,...and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlids, and many made carousing cups of the sacred chalices, as once Belshazzar celebrated his drunken...
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The Endowments and Establishment of the Church of England

John Sherren Brewer - Church property - 1873 - 132 pages
...to the owners, proprietaries and possessors of the parsonages, vicarages," &c. " private men's halls were hung with altar cloths, their tables and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlets. Many drank at their daily meals in chalices ; and no wonder if, in proportion, it came to...
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The Literary Churchman and Church Fortrightly

The Literary Churchman and Church Fortrightly.Volume XXVIII - 1882
...poor creature—covetous and self-seeking. Those were the days when Fuller tells us that "men's halls were hung with altar cloths, their tables and beds covered with copes. Many drank at their daily meals in chalices, and no wonder if in proportion it came to the share of...
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Notes and collections relating to the parish of Aldridge

Jeremiah Finch Smith - 1889
...seasonably (such as the King's present occasions) and profitably be recovered ; for private men's halls were hung with altar cloths, their tables and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlets. Many drank at their daily meals in chalices, and no wonder if, in proportion, it came to...
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The English Reformation of the Sixteenth Century: With Chapters on Monastic ...

William Henry Beckett - Great Britain - 1890 - 312 pages
...plate belonging to various parish churches. ' Many private men's parlours,' says an early historian, ' were hung with, altar cloths; their tables and beds covered with copes, instead of carpets and coverlids; and many made carousing cnps of the sacred chalices.' Much treasure was simply secreted...
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Twenty Centuries of English History

James Richard Joy - Great Britain - 1898 - 308 pages
...clerks of kitchens, etc.," to keep from starving. Another says that the houses of private citizens were hung " with altar cloths, their tables and beds covered with copes, that some at dinner drank from chalices." 2 " It was said that the married priests had the altar vestments...
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Sketches of Church Life in the Counties of Essex and Hertfordshire: Forming ...

Daniel William Barrett - Essex (England) - 1902 - 447 pages
...the King's minions. A few references and instances will show the fate of the goods and chattels. " Many private men's parlours were hung with altar cloths,...and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlids, and many made carousing cups of the sacred chalices, as once Belshazzar celebrated his drunken...
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Smalley in the County of Derby: Its History and Legends

Charles Kerry - 1905 - 148 pages
...furniture which was embezzled might very seasonably and profitably be recovered; for men's private halls were hung with altar cloths; their tables and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlids. Many drank at their daily meals in chalices ; and no wonder . if, in proportion, it came...
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The English reformation and Puritanism: with other lectures and addresses

Eri Baker Hulbert - Puritans - 1907 - 484 pages
...thieves followed their example. Fuller was reporting both classes when he wrote that private men's halls were hung with altar cloths, their tables and beds covered with copes instead of with carpets and coverlets. Many drank at their daily meals in chalices; and no wonder if it came to...
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Fibre & Fabric: A Record of American Textile Industries in the ..., Volume 23

Textile fabrics - 1896
...Egyptians," so that, as Fuller tells us in his Church History of Britain (1656), "Private men's halls were hung with altar cloths ; their tables and beds covered with copes instead of carpets and coverlets," and Peter Heylin (16001662), in his History of the Reformation, refers to men considering...
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