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" ... servants, if they had any sheet above them, it was well, for seldom had they any under their bodies to keep them from the pricking straws that ran oft through the canvas of the pallet and rased their hardened hides. "
The Results of Machinery: Namely, Cheap Production and Increased Employment ... - Page 203
by Charles Knight - 1831 - 216 pages
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - 1775
...into filver or tin. For fo common were all forts of treene vef-- fels in old time, that a man ftiouW hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure a fa't) in a good farmer's houfe. Defffiption of Britain, chap. x. A^ain, in clap. xvi. In times pall...
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The Britannic magazine; or entertaining repository of heroic ..., Volume 1

...into filver or tin ; for fo common were all forts of treene veflels in old times, that a man mould hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure a fait) in z good farmer's houfe. Again, in times part, men were contented to dwell in houfes builded...
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Modern Geography: A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States ..., Volume 1

John Pinkerton - Atlases - 1804
...and razed their hardened hides. " The third thing they tell of, is the exchange of wooden platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of wooden vessels; in old time, that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter, (of which one was...
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The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cęsar to the ..., Volume 4

David Hume - Great Britain - 1807
...The third thing they tell of is, the exchange of Treene platers (so called, I suppose, from Tree or Wood) into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of treene vessels in old time, that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter, (of which one was...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck ...: Containing The Young ...

Charles Buck - Christian ethics - 1808
...and their hardened hides. The third thing they tell of, is the exchange of treene ['wooden J platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin ; for so common were all sorts of treene vessels in old times,, that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which was one,...
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Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. Charles Buck, Author of the ..., Volume 3

Charles Buck - Children - 1808
...and their hardened hides. The third thing they tell of, is the exchange of treene [jwoodenj platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin ; for so common were all sorts of treene vessels in old times, that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which was one,...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Caesar, to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume - Great Britain - 1819
...hides.—Tin; third thing they tell of is, the exchange of treene platers (so called,!suppose, from tree or wood) into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of treene vessels in old time, that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure...
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Pantologia. A new (cabinet) cyclopędia, by J.M. Good, O. Gregory ..., Volume 7

John Mason Good - 1819
...and their hardened hides. The third thing they tell of, is the exchange of treene (wooden) platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin ; for so common were all sorts of treene vessels in old times, that a man should hanlly find four pieces of pewter (of which one was...
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The Chronicle of the Kings of England: From William the Norman to the Death ...

Robert Dodsley, Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Great Britain - 1821 - 286 pages
...hides. The third thing they tell off, is the exchange of treeue platers (made of wood) into pewter, aud wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of treene in old times that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter, (of which one was peradvenlufe...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 12

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...their hardened hides. — The third thing they tell of, is the exchange of treene [wooden] platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin ; for so common were all sorts of treene vessels in old times, that a man should hardly find four pieces pewter (of which one was peradventure...
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