Blackborne, when he sent for wine ; a common phrase of subsidies and such taxes, the greate ones will not, the little ones cannot, the meane men must pay for all. The old Lord Treasurers witt was as it seemes of Borrowe Englishe tenure, for it descended...
Diary of John Manningham, of the Middle Temple, and of Bradbourne, Kent ... - Page 82
by John Manningham - 1868 - 188 pages
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