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" Oft did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them at the same time to a farmer ; and neither the nobleman, chimney-sweep, nor farmer had roots in their possession, or wished to possess them. "
Southern Quarterly Review - Page 4
edited by - 1856
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser, Volume 26

1798
...middle of last century. ' During the time- of the Tulipetnania, a speculator often offered juid pid large sums for a root which he never received, and never wished to receive. Another зоЫ roots which he never possessed nor delivered. ' Oft did a noblerr.nn purchase of a chimney-sweep...
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A History of Inventions and Discoveries, Volume 1

Johann Beckmann - Discoveries in science - 1814
...without a cause, as they would have been under such circumstances. During the time of the Tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them at the same time to a farmer ; and neither the nobleman, chimney-sweep,...
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A history of inventions and discoveries, tr. by W. Johnston. Vol ..., Volume 1

Johann Beckmann - 1817
...without a cause, as they would have been under such circumstances. During the time of the Tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them at the same time to a farmer ; and neither the nobleman, chimney-sweep,...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1817
...it furnished, like our funds, the subject of a bargain for time. During the time of the tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...sold roots which he never possessed or delivered. Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian

1847
...formed laws for themselves, and had their notaries and clerks. During the time of ihe tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...possessed or delivered. Oft did a nobleman purchase • A peril is a small weighl, less lhan a grain. of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2,000...
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The perennial calendar, and companion to the almanack, revised and ed. [or ...

Thomas Ignatius M. Forster - 1824
...it furnished, like our funds, the subject of a bargain for time. During the time of the Tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...sold roots which he never possessed or delivered. Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney sweep Tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 23

English literature - 1825
...it furnished, like our funds, the subject of a bargain for time. During the time of the Tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...sold roots which he never possessed or delivered. Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep Tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 23

1825
...it furnished, like our funds, the subject of a bargain for time. During the time of the Tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...sold roots which he never possessed or delivered. Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep Tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them...
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The Royal Lady's Magazine, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1834
...extraordinary prices for new or beautiful species of this root. During the time of the tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...sold roots which he never possessed or delivered. Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweeper tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sold them...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1816
...furnished, like our funds, the subject of a bargain for time. ' During the time of the tulipomania, a speculator often offered and paid large sums for...sold roots which he never possessed or delivered. Often did a nobleman purchase of a chimney-sweep tulips to the amount of 2000 florins, and sell them...
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