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" was, that wine and ale were so scarce, and the people such misers of it, that every night before I went to bed, if any man had asked me a civil question, all the wit in my head could not have made him a sober answer. "
Traditions of Edinburgh - Page 237
by Robert Chambers - 1825
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The pennyles pilgrimage or The money-lesse perambulation of John Taylor ...

John Taylor - 1618 - 68 pages
...call it superfluity, or satiety. The worst was, that wine and ale was so scarce, and the people there such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer. I was at his Majesty's Palace, a stately and princely seat, wherein I saw a sumptuous chapel, most...
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Minor antiquities of Edinburgh, by the author of 'Traditions of Edinburgh ...

Robert Chambers - 1833
...call it superfluity and satietie. The worst was, that wine and ale was so scarce, and the people then such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer. I was at his Majestie's palace, a stately and princely seat, wherein I saw a sumptuous chapell, most...
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Domestic annals of Scotland, from the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1858
...superfluity. The worst was,' he adds waggishly, ' that wine and ale were so scarce, and the people there such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer.' At Leith, he met a bountiful friend in Bernard Lindsay, one of the grooms of his majesty's bed-chamber,...
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Domestic Annals of Scotland from the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1858
...superfluity. The worst was,' he adds waggishly, ' that wine and ale were so scarce, and the people there such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer.' At Leith, he met a bountiful friend in Bernard Lindsay, one of the grooms of his majesty's bed-chamber,...
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A true and certaine relation of a strange-birth, which was borne at Stone ...

Thomas Bedford - 1872
...call it superfluity, or satiety. The worst was, that wine and ale was so scarce, and the people there such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer. ing to so sacred a place, or so royal an owner. In the inner court I saw the King's arms cunningly...
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Domestic Annals of Scotland: From the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1874
...superfluity. The worst was,' he adds waggishly, ' that wine and ale were so scarce, and the people there such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer.' At Leith, he met a bountiful friend in Bernard Lindsay, one of the grooms of his majesty's bed-chamber,...
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Early Prose and Poetical Works of John Taylor, the Water Poet

John Taylor - 1888 - 318 pages
...call it superfluity, or satiety. The worst was, that wine and ale was so scarce, and the people there such misers of it, that every night before I went...in my head could not have made him a sober answer. 1 was at his Majesty's Palace, a stately and princely seat, wherein I saw a sumptuous chapel, most...
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Early Travellers in Scotland

Peter Hume Brown - Scotland - 1891 - 300 pages
...superfluity, or saciety. The worst was, that wine and ale was so scarce, and the people were such mizers of it, that every night before I went to bed, if any man had asked me a civill question, all the wit in my head could not have made him a sober answer. I was at his Majesties...
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