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" Your worships may understand, that, because I have no safer a store-house, these pockets do serve me for a room to lay up my goods in ; and though it be a strait prison, yet it is big enough for them... "
The Quarterly Review - Page 448
edited by - 1896
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Endymion; or, The man in the moon, by John Lyly. History of Antonio and ...

Charles Wentworth Dilke - English drama - 1814
...a law was made against them) : he, for his excuse, drawed out of his slops the contents ; as first, a pair of sheets, two table-cloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, and a comb, with night-caps and other things of use, saying, ' Your worships may understand, that,...
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Endymion; or, The man in the moon

Charles Wentworth Dilke - English drama - 1816
...(for a law was made against them): he, for his excuse, drawed out of his slops the contents; as first, a pair of sheets, two table-cloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, and a comb, with night-caps and other things of use, saying, ' Your worships may understand, that,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 3

England - 1818
...wearing the prohibited article ;" upon which, in order to refute the accusation, he produced from within "a pair of sheets, two table-cloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, a comb, nightcaps," and a complete miscellany of other auxiliaries. In a note to the reprint of S. Rowland's...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 3

Scotland - 1818
...prohibited article ;" upon which, in order to refute the accusation, he produced from within "a pairof sheets, two table-cloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, a comb, nightcaps," and a complete miscellany of other auxiliaries. In a note to the reprint of S. Rowland's...
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Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles ..., Volume 1, Issues 1-43

1829
...(for a law was made against them:) he, for his excuse, "drawedout of his slops the contents, as first, a pair of sheets, two tablecloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass and a comb, with night-caps and other things of use, saying, ' your worships may understand, that,...
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The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages: Including Some Notices of ...

Elizabeth Stone, Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Needlework - 1841 - 405 pages
...(for a law was made against them) : he, for his excuse, drew out of his slops the contents ; at first a pair of sheets, two table-cloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, and a comb ; with nightcaps and other things of use, saying, " Your worship may understand, that because...
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1843
...who proved that he had used no one of the cloths named in the law, by showing that he used, instead, a pair of sheets, two tablecloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, a comb, night-caps, &c. &c. Sometimes a fashion originates in the effort to hide some deformity. Thus the long...
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The Literary Emporium, Volumes 3-4

American literature - 1846
...who proved that he had used no one of the cloths named in the law, by showing that he used, instead, a pair of sheets, two table-cloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, a comb, night-caps, &c., &c. Sometimes a fashion originates in the effort to hide some deformity. Thus the...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Costume - 1846 - 482 pages
...them that the stuffing was not composed of any prohibited article, inasmuch as it consisted merely of a pair of sheets, two tablecloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, a comb, and a nightcap ! Well, indeed, did these wonderful sacks deserve their name of trunk liose ! In those...
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The Book of Costume: Or, Annals of Fashion: From the Earliest Period to the ...

Mary Margaret Stanley Egerton Countess of Wilton - Costume - 1846 - 482 pages
...them that the stuffing was not composed of any prohibited article, inasmuch as it consisted merely of a pair of sheets, two tablecloths, ten napkins, four shirts, a brush, a glass, a comb, and a nightcap ! Well, indeed, did these wonderful sacks deserve their name of trunk hose ! In those...
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