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" Wife, some time this week, if the weather hold clear, An end of wheat sowing we make for this year : Remember thou therefore, though I do it not, The seed-cake, the pasties, aud furmenty pot. Twice a-week Roast. Good plowmen, look weekly, of custom and... "
Five Hundred Points of Good Husbandry,: As Well for the Champion Or Open ... - Page 273
by Thomas Tusser - 1812 - 374 pages
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The Spenser anthology.

Professor Edward Arber - 1899
...though I do it not, The Seed Cake! the Pasties! the Furmenty Pot!' TWICE A WEEK ROAST. 8. Good Ploughmen look, weekly, of custom and right, For roast meat...doing and keeping such custom and guise; They call thee, Good Housewife! They love thee likewise ! THE ARRAIGNMENT OF A LOVER. AT BEAUTY'S Bar as I did...
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Appalachian Images in Folk and Popular Culture

W. K. McNeil - History - 1995 - 348 pages
...Good Plowmen, as a polaris for rural life in Old England, has this to say of the country fare: — "Look weekly of custom and right / For roast meat on Sundays and Thursdays / at night." But the rest of the week pease and bacon washed down by a draft of cider or good homebrew ale, made...
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Food and Cooking in Victorian England: A History

Andrea Broomfield - Cooking - 2007 - 201 pages
...wife's obligation this way: Wife sometime this week, if the weather hold clear, an end of wheat-sowing we make for this year: Remember thou therefore, though I do it not: the seed-cake the patties, and the furmenty pot.42 This "cakes and ale" meal, as Tusser described it, included a sweetened...
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The Leisure Hour, Volume 22

Great Britain - 1873
...milk for cheese, and beer. In the reign of -Elizabeth, we read in Tusser, that— " Good ploughmen look weekly, of custom and right, For roast meat on Sundays, and Thursdays at night." The houses of the working-classes, with their furniture and fittings, had become established in comparative...
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The Quarterly Journal of Agriculture

William Blackwood - 1842
...to a harvest goose when the corn was gathered in. At harvest-home the mistress was enjoined, — " Remember thou therefore, though I do it not, The seed-cake, the pasties, and furmety pot." In Tusser's time a very unwholesome custom prevailed, in the absence of carpets, of strewing...
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