them which purchased those superstitious mansions " reserved of those library books some to serve their " Jakes, some to scour their candlesticks, and some " to rub their boots ; some they sold to the grocers " and soap-sellers, and some they sent over... The Irish penny magazine - Seite 241833Vollansicht
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Thomas J. Heffernan - 1992
...dissolution of them took the libraries as part of the bargain and booty, reserving of those library books, some to scour their candlesticks, and some to rub...the grocers and soapsellers, and some they sent over the seas to the bookbinders, not in small numbers, but in times whole shipfuls, to the wondering of...
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