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The travels of twelve-pence ...

John Taylor

The travels of twelve-pence ...

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Published by Printed for Henry Gosson in [London .
Written in English


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Other titlesShilling, or, The trauailes of twelue-pence, Trauailes of twelve-pence
Statementby John Taylor
SeriesEarly English books, 1475-1640 -- 1825:2
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[46] p
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18069567M

The flea-trap is also alluded to in The Bonduca of Beaumont and Fletcher, and in Travels of Twelve-Pence, by Taylor, the Water Poet ; and it reappears in a broadside in the Roxburgh Collection of Ballads, "The Common Cries of London" [dated , but probably written a hundred years earlier]: "Buy a trap, a mouse-trap, a torment for the fleas. Get this from a library! A bill, intituled, An act for raising fifty thousand pounds for the King's use: by a tax of twelve-pence per pound, and twenty shillings per head, yearly, for two years, on all the estates real and personal, taxables, within this province.. [Pennsylvania. General Assembly.]. The O'Meagher's of IKERRIN. The family of O'Meagher, which held long sway, played no inglorious part in the history of Ireland. The Cinel Meachair are descended from Fionnchada, son of Connla, so of Cian, second son of Oiliol Olum, King of Munster in the third century.. In , it was conceived so important to ascertain who were the heads of the clanns, that the Earl of Thomond compiled a.


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Old London Street Cries — £ "The interest of this volume is inexhaustible." – The Times. – is the review quoted in the advertisement for the large quarto version of this book, priced at one Guinea.

This is the 'Shilling' version; the same information in a smaller format 'additionally illustrated'. The absence of any existing text-book, narrating with any approach to fulness the history of the period with which this work is concerned, induced the writer to think that the most useful course that he could pursue would be to cover as much of the whole ground as his space allowed.

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The following entry occurs in the register of the college:— “John Robinson, entered as sizar, March 2nd, ; took his M.A.and B.D. ” This latter date renders his connexion with Emanuel College more than doubtful. He had become a Separatist before This terrible person, on the 16th of Decemberat Lothbury, in London, at a table of twelve pence a meal, supped with some merchants and a certain Melchisedech Mallerie.

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The flea-trap is also alluded to in The Bonduca of Beaumont and Fletcher, and in Travels of Twelve-Pence, by Taylor, the Water Poet; and it reappears in a broadside in the Roxburgh Collection of Ballads, “The Common Cries of London” [datedbut probably written a hundred years earlier]: “Buy a trap, a mouse-trap, a torment for the.

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The travels of twelve-pence. by John Taylor 4 editions - first published in 1. Introduction. That coffee and conversation go together is now a commonplace that does not need repeating. Advertisements for coffee underline the associations coffee has with thinking and with talking: a coffee break allows you to step back from your work and reflect on your progress or the lack of it, or again, coffee provides the occasion for friends to gather and conversation to by: twelve pence, was not a capital offence; and twelve pence then was equal to sixty shillings at the present day.

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and especially an account of the travels of Captain Basil Hall. leaving me just three hundred and thirty cash—or twelve pence and a fraction—for three or four days. This is the conclusion of my article on the journal of the travels of Frederick, Duke of Württember in England.

For the first part please see the entry posted on 8th February The duke was given an audience with Elizabeth I, and here we come. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.

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Her husband Hugh the Younger, the king's powerful chamberlain and 'favourite', set off for Wales on 22 July, though it was only a flying visit and he was back in the south-east of England by 5 : Kathryn Warner. See other formats Google This is a digital copy of a book that was preserved for generations on library shelves before it was carefully scanned by Google as part of a project to make the world's books discoverable online.

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I also listened to part of an interview with an early resident named H H Stevens. He drove the stage from Penticton to Grandforks and back ina rough journey that took two days one way.

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