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" Sire, (for so they called him,) who presently repaired to the place where the deceased lay, and stood before the door of the house, when some of the Family came out and furnished him with a Cricket on which he sat down facing the door. Then they gave... "
A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs ... - Page 734
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1852
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Joannis Lelandi Antiquarii de rebus britannicis collectanea, Volume 1

John Leland - Great Britain - 1770
...they gave him я Groat, which he put ¡ц his Pocker, a Gruft of Bread which he eat, and a full Bowie of Ale which he drank off at a draught. After this he got up from the Cricket, and pronounced with a compofed Geihire, The cafe andrefl of the Soul departed, for -which he -would paivn his own Soul. This...
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Joannis Lelandi antiquarii de rebvs britannicis collectanea, Volume 1

John Leland - Great Britain - 1770
...they gave him a Groat, which he put in his Pocket, a Cruft of Bread which he eat, and a full Bowie of Ale which he drank off at a draught. After this he got up from the Cricket, and pronounced with a compofed Gefture, Tbc eaß and refl of the Soul departed, for -which he would pa-wn his own Saul. This...
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Joannis Lelandi antiquarii De rebvs britannicis collectanea, Volume 1

John Leland - Antiquities - 1774
...they gave him a Groat, •which he put in his Pocket, a Cru ft cf Bread which he eat, and a full Bowie of Ale which he drank off" at a draught. After this...he got up from the Cricket, and pronounced, with a compofed Gefturc, The tafe and ruß of the Soul departtd, for •which be -would pawn his own Soul....
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 856 pages
...furnished him with a cricket (or stool), on which he sat down facing the door. Then they gave him a groat, ter was left unfinished, by Goldsmith's death : — in ate; and a full bowl of ale, which he drank off at a draught. After this, he got up from the cricket,...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 2

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1841 - 299 pages
...they gave him a groat, which he put in his pocket; a crust of hread, which he eat ; and a full howle of ale, which he drank off at a draught. After this...with a composed gesture, the ease and rest of the soul departed, for which he would pawn his own soul. This I had from the ingenious John Auhrey, Esq.,...
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Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly ..., Volume 2

John Brand - Christian antiquities - 1849
...placing the dead was likewise in use among the Greeks. Hom. 11. xix. v. 212.] they gave him a groat, which he put in his pocket; a crust of bread, which...with a composed gesture, the ease and rest of the soul departed for which he would pawn his own soul. This I Lad from the ingenious John Aubrey, Esq.,...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1883
...came out and furnished him with & Cricket on which he sat facing the Door. Then they gave him a Qroat which he put in his Pocket, a Crust of Bread which he eat, and a full Bowie of Ale which he drank off at a draught. After this he got up from the Cricket and pronounced...
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Salopian Shreds and Patches, Volume 3

Shropshire (England) - 1880
...furnished him with a cricket (or stool) on which he sat down facing the door. Then they gave him a groat which he put in his pocket ; a crust of bread which he ate ; and a full bowl of ale which he drank off at a draught. After this he got up from the cricket,...
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Salopian Shreds and Patches, Volume 4

Shropshire (England) - 1881
...him with a Cricket [a low stool], on which he sat down facing the Door. Then they gave him a Groat, which he put in his pocket, a Crust of Bread, which...draught. After this he got up from the cricket and prononnced with a composed Gesture, ' Tu« ease and rest of the soul departed, for which he would pawn...
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The Red dragon, the national magazine of Wales. Ed. by C. Wilkins, Volume 8

Charles Wilkins
...and furnished him with a cricket, on which he sat down facing the door. Then they gave him a Groat, which he put in his pocket ; a crust of Bread, which he eat ; and a full bowle of Ale, which he drank at a draught. After this he got up from the cricket, and pronounced with a composed gesture the ease...
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