Umbrellas and their history

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Page 65 - ... improving, and beautifying the human hair. It prevents hair from falling off or turning grey, strengthens weak hair, cleanses it from scurf and dandriff, and makes it beautifully soft, pliable, and glossy.
Page 26 - tis fair, yet seems to call a coach. The tuck'd-up sempstress walks with hasty strides, While streams run down her oil'd umbrella's sides Here various kinds, by various fortunes led, Commence acquaintance underneath a shed.
Page 26 - The young gentleman belonging to the Custom House, who, in the fear of rain, borrowed the umbrella at Will's coffee-house, in Cornhill, of the mistress, is hereby advertised that to be dry from head to foot on the like occasion, he shall be welcome to the maid's pattens.
Page 65 - ROWLANDS' ODONTO, or PEARL DENTIFRICE, compounded of the choicest and most recherche...
Page 76 - Prepared and sold in Boxes, Is. IJd., and Tins, 2s. 9d., 4s. 6d., and 10s. 6d. each, by Thomas Keating, Chemist, &c., No. 79, St. Paul's Church Yard, London. Sold retail by all Druggists and Patent Medicine Vendors in the Kingdom. NB — To prevent spurious imitations, please to observe that the words " Keating's Cough Lozenges " are engraved on the Government Stamp of each box.
Page 76 - Men who are occupied in the restoration of health to other men, by the joint exertion of skill and humanity, are above all the great of the earth. They even partake of divinity, since to preserve and renew is almost as noble as to create.
Page 25 - Good housewives all the winter's rage despise, Defended by the riding-hood's disguise ; Or, underneath th' umbrella's oily shed, Safe through the wet on clinking pattens tread: Let Persian dames th...
Page 23 - Italian tongue umbrellas, that is, things that minister shadow unto them for shelter against the scorching heat of the sun. These are made of leather something answerable to the form of a little canopy, and hooped in the inside with divers little wooden hoops that extend the umbrella in a pretty large compass.
Page 65 - ROWLANDS' KALYDOR, An Oriental Botanical Preparation for Improving and Beautifying the Complexion. Eradicates CUTANEOUS DEFECTS and DISCOLORATIONS, and renders THE SKIN SOFT, FAIR, AND BLOOMING. Price '4s. 6d. and 8s. 6d. per bottle. ROWLANDS...
Page 69 - FOUR o'clock. Investment Accounts may be opened with capital of any amount, and increased from time to time, at the convenience of Depositors. A Stock Voucher, signed by two Directors, is given for each sum deposited.

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