A History of Inventions, Discoveries, and Origins, المجلد 2

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الصفحة 396 - I observed a custome in all those Italian cities and townes through the which I passed, that is not used in any other country that I saw in my travels ; neither do I think that any other nation of Christendome doth use it, but only Italy.
الصفحة 251 - French school of historical scholars, at the end of the seventeenth and the beginning of the eighteenth century...
الصفحة 83 - Tarn leve nee bombyx pendulus urget opus. Crassior in facie vetulae stat creta Fabullae: Crassior offensae bulla tumescit aquae. Fortior et tortos servat vesica capillos, Et mutat Latias spuma Batava comas.
الصفحة 347 - Henry VIII. wore ordinarily cloth hose, except there came from Spain, by great chance, a pair of silk stockings. King Edward, his son, was presented with a pair of long Spanish silk stockings by Sir Thomas Gresham, his merchant, and the present was taken much notice of.
الصفحة 347 - This information is confirmed by another account. It is related by Stowe, that the Earl of Pembroke was the first nobleman who wore worsted knit stockings.* In the year 1564, William Rider, an apprentice of Master Thomas Burdet, having accidentally seen in the shop of an Italian merchant a pair of knit worsted stockings, procured from Mantua, and having borrowed them, made a pair exactly like them, and these were the first stockings knit in England of woollen yarn. From this testimony, it has been...
الصفحة 432 - ... also that the reception of the child will in all probability be the means of replacing the mother in the course of virtue and the way of an honest livelihood.
الصفحة 397 - ... only while I was in Italy, but also in Germany, and oftentimes in England since I came home; being once quipped for that frequent using of my forke by a certain learned gentleman, a familiar friend of mine, one Mr. Laurence Whitaker, who in his merry humour doubted not to call me at table furcifer, only for using a forke at feeding, but for no other cause.

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