... (quoth she). And it did 3° her so much good to talk of it, that I suppose, if she had liued till 1/~ this day, she would yet be prating thereof, and if sleep did not ^ driue her from it. And now seeing that Simon the Shoomaker is become a merchant,... The Gentle Craft - Page 72by Thomas Deloney - 1903Full view
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Thomas Dekker, Robert Smallwood, Stanley Wells - Drama - 1999 - 227 pages
...Merchant, we will temper our tongues to giue him that title, which his customers were wont to doe, and from henceforth call him Master Eyer, who, while he had his affaires in hand, committed the gouernment of his shop to lohn the Frenchman, leauing him to be a guide...