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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 Principles of Science Applied to the Domestic and Mechanic Arts: And to ...

Alonzo Potter - Agricultural innovations - 1841 - 432 pages
...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,...
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Ireland: Historical and Statistical, Volume 1

George Lewis Smyth - Ireland - 1844
...their hardened hides : — The third thing they tell us of is the exchange of trene (wooden) platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin...that a man could hardly find four pieces of pewter in a good farm-house." sometimes five in number, placed side by side, and surrounded by a circle of...
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On the History and Art of Warming and Ventilating Rooms and Buildings, Volume 1

Robert Stuart - Heating - 1845
...impossible." " Old men yet remember so common were all sortes of treene vessels that a man shoulde hardly find four pieces of pewter, (of which one was peradventure a salte) in a goode farmer's house; and yet for all this frugalitie, (if it may be so justly called),...
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On the History and Art of Warming and Ventilating Rooms and ..., Volume 1

Robert Stuart - Heating - 1845
...impossible." " Old men yet remember so common were all sortes of treene vessels that a man shoulde hardly find four pieces of pewter, (of which one was peradventure a salte) in a goode farmer's house ; and yet for all this frugalitie, (if it may be so justly called),...
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The History of England from the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 3

David Hume - Great Britain - 1848
...third thing they tell of is, the exchange of Treene platters (so called, I tappow,fmm Tree or Wuod) into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of trei'ne 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: 1485-1558

David Hume - Great Britain - 1849
...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 peradventure...
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True stories, from English history, by a mother, author of 'True stories ...

Maria Elizabeth Budden - 1852
...men,''' he says, " may remember when all sorts of wooden vessels were so common, 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 justly so called, they were scarcely able...
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History of England, by Hume and Smollett; with a continuation by T ..., Volume 3

David Hume - 1854
...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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The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Csar to the ..., Volume 3

David Hume - Great Britain - 1854
...third thing thev tell of is, the exchange of Treene platters (socdlll, fsn1ytose, from 1'rec or How/) into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of trecne vessels in old time, that a man should hardly find fonr pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure...
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The House and Farm Accounts of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe ..., Volume 43

Shuttleworth family - England - 1857
...canvas of the pallet." The third thing they tell of is the exchange of vessels, as of treen platters into pewter, and wooden spoons into silver or tin. For so common were all sorts of treen stuff in olden time that a man should hardly find four pieces of pewter (of which one was peradventure,...
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