The Huguenots: Their Settlements, Churches, and Industries in England and Ireland

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J. Murray, 1867 - Huguenots - 530 pages
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Page 453 - These bemoaned the slavishness of these poor servants, whom their masters used rather like heathens than Christians ; yea, rather like horses than men. Early up and late in bed, and all day hard work and harder fare (a few herrings and mouldy cheese), and all to enrich the churls their masters, without any profit unto themselves.
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Page 73 - I know not what has happened to me these two or three days past ; but I feel my mind and body as much at enmity with each other, as if I was seized with a fever ; sleeping or waking, the murdered Huguenots seem ever present to my eyes, with ghastly faces, and weltering in blood. I wish the innocent and helpless had been spared...
Page 421 - Cillinders, or Cones are used, and then the Bobbyn, spole, or quill upon which the Thread, Yarn, or Worsted is spun, is so contrived as to draw faster than the first Rowlers, Cillinders, or Cones give, and in such proportion as the first Mass, Rope, or Sliver is proposed to be diminished.
Page 10 - One of the priests declared, with a most prophetic wisdom, " We must root out printing, or printing will root out us," But, notwithstanding the clamors of the monks, and the persecutions of the secular clergy, William Tyndale, in the reign of Henry VIII., undertook to translate the Scriptures from the original Hebrew and Greek into English; though he knew it would be done at the hazard of his life.
Page 80 - They are our brethren -} they live not idly. If they take houses of us, they pay rent for them ; they hold not our grounds but by making due recompense. They beg not in our streets, nor crave anything at our hands, but to breathe our air, and to see our sun. They labour truly, they live sparefully ; they are good examples of virtue, travail, faith, and patience. The towns in which they abide are happy, for God doth follow them with his blessings.
Page 99 - were very skilful " ; and her Majesty more particularly enjoined that the trades the foreign artizans were to carry on were " the makinge of says, bays, and other cloth, which hath not been used to be made in this our realme of Englonde.

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