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" ... asunder. Horns are a commodity not to be slighted, seeing I cannot call to mind any other substance so hard, that it will not break ; so solid, that it will hold liquor within it ; and yet so clear, that light will pass through it. No mechanic trade,... "
Remains, Historical and Literary, Connected with the Palatine Counties of ... - Page 39
1879 - 29 pages
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The history of the worthies of England, Volume 2

Thomas Fuller - 1840
...county, with goodly heads, the tips of whose horns are sometimes distanced five feet asunder. Horns are a commodity not to be slighted, seeing I cannot...yet so clear, that light will pass through it. No mechanic trade, but hath some utensils made thereof : and even now I recruit my pen with ink from a...
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The History of the Worthies of England, Volume 2

Thomas Fuller - England - 1840
...county, with goodly heads, the tips of whose horns are sometimes distanced five feet asunder. Horns are a commodity not to be slighted, seeing I cannot...will not break ; so solid, that it will hold liquor * 2 Sara, iii. 1. f Caraden's Uritantiia, in Lancashire. within it ; and yet so clear, that light will...
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The History of the Worthies of England, Volume 2

Thomas Fuller - England - 1840
...county, with goodly heads, the tips of whose horns are sometimes distanced five feet asunder. Horns are a commodity not to be slighted, seeing I cannot...will not break ; so solid, that it will hold liquor * 1 Sam. iii. 1. f Camden's Britannia, in Lancashire. within it ; and yet so clear, that light will...
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Patronymica Britannica: A Dictionary of the Family Names of the United Kingdom

Mark Antony Lower - Digital images - 1860 - 443 pages
...anciently applied to many uses for which glass and other materials are at present employed. "Horns," says Fuller, "are a commodity not to be slighted, seeing...and yet so clear that light will pass through it. No mechanical trade but hath some utensils made thereof ; and even now I recruit my pen with ink from...
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Inventories of Goods in the Churches and Chapels of the Hundreds ..., Volume 107

Great Britain. Commissioners on seizure of church goods, 1552-1553 - Church property - 1879
...of supplying the best horns in all England. " Horns," says Thomas Fuller, "are a commodity not to bo slighted, seeing I cannot call to mind any other substance...solid that it will hold liquor within it, and yet so elear that light will pass through it. No mechanick trade but hath some utensils made thereof; and...
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Inventories of Goods in the Churches and Chapels of the Hundreds of Salford ...

Great Britain. Commissioners on Seizure of Church Goods, 1552-1553 - Church property - 1879
...lCnglnnd. " Пorнn," says Thomas Fuller, "are a commodity not to be slighted, seeing I nimmt nill to mind any other substance so hard that it will not break, so solid Hint ít will hold liquor within it, and yet so clear that light will pass through it. No mcvlmnirk...
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