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" Majesty perceiving what a great number of people were by this one man set on worke, both admired, and commended him, saying further, that no Trade in all the Land was so much to bee cherished and maintained as this, which (quoth hee) may well be called,... "
The history of John Winchcomb ... - Page 66
by Thomas Deloney - 1859 - 125 pages
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The English Woman's Journal, Volume 12

Women
...leave of John Winchcombe, after inspecting his factory at Newbuvy, he expressed his royal conviction that "no trade in all the land was so much to be cherished..." quoth he, " ' may well be called the life of the poor.' " But as in those days the affectionate fostering of a child was thought by the best-meaning...
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Praise and Paradox: Merchants and Craftsmen in Elizabethan Popular Literature

Laura Caroline Stevenson - Drama - 2002 - 268 pages
...where more people are happily working, he has learned the lesson Jack hopes to teach. He remarks at 'what a great number of people were by this one man set on work', and he adds 'that no Trade in all the Land was so much to be cherished and maintained as this,...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 pages
...at work: and His Majesty perceiving what a great number of people were by this one man set on work, both admired, and commended him, saying further, that..."which," quoth he, "may well be called, The life of the poor." And as the King returned from this place with intent to take horse and depart, there met him...
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An Anthology of Elizabethan Prose Fiction

Paul Salzman - Fiction - 1998 - 417 pages
...at work; and his Majesty, perceiving what a great number of people were by this one man set on work, both admired and commended him, saying further that...'Which', quoth he, 'may well be called the life of the poor'. And as the King returned from this place with intent to take horse and depart, there met him...
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