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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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A Picture of the Manners, Customs, Sports, and Pastimes, of the Inhabitants ...

Jehoshaphat Aspin - Courtesy - 1825 - 296 pages
...silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of treene (wooden) vessels in old time, that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure a salt), in a good farmer's house ; and yet, for all this frugality, if it may be so justly called, they were scarce able...
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The influence of interest and prejudice upon proceedings in parliament ...

Alexander Mundell - Great Britain - 1825 - 210 pages
...and razed their hardened hides. The third thing they tell us of is, the exchange of treene platters 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 If this be so,...
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Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster, Historical and ...

Emma Roberts - Great Britain - 1827 - 540 pages
...tin ; for so common were all sorts of treene (wooden) stuffe in old time, that a man should hardlie find four pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure a salt) in a good farmer's house ; and yet for all this frugalitie (if it may be so justly called) they were scarce able...
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Memoirs of the Rival Houses of York and Lancaster, Historical and ...

Emma Roberts - Great Britain - 1827 - 540 pages
...third thing they tell of is the exchange of vessels, as of treene platters into pewter, and woodden spoons into silver or tin ; for so common were all sorts of treene (wooden) stuffe in old time, that a man should hardlie find four pieces of pewter (of which...
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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the ..., Volume 5

David Hume, Tobias Smollett, William Jones - Great Britain - 1828
...The third thing they tell of is, the exchange of Treene platters (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 peradventure...
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An Historical Account of the ... Commission Appointed to Inquire Concerning ...

Nicholas Carlisle - Charities - 1828 - 330 pages
...silver '* otf tin. For so common were all sorts <f of treene vessels in old time, that a' man '" should hardly find four pieces of pewter " (of which one was peradventure a Salty " in a good farmer's house :— " In times past men' were cbntented to "dwell in houses builded...
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Anecdotes, Religious, Moral, and Entertaining

Charles Buck - Anecdotes - 1831
...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 hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which was one,...
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The domestic and financial condition of Great Britain

George Browning (of London.) - 1834 - 80 pages
...silver or tin ; * Ireland is included in this estimate. for so common were all sorts of treiie (wooden) vessels in those times, that a man could hardly find four pieces of pewter in a good farm-house."* By a contrast with the present state of the British community with that represented...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal

1837
...and rased their hardened hides. The third thing they tell us of, is the exchange of Irene platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin : for so common were all sorts of trene (wooden) vessels in those times, that a man could hardly find even four pieces of pewter in a good...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 90

1852
...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 a salt) in a good fanner's house. In times past, men were contented to dwell in houses builded of sallow, willow, &c.,...
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