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" I came into the House one morning, well clad, and perceived a gentleman speaking, whom I knew not, very ordinarily apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very... "
Oliver Cromwell's Letters and Speeches: Including the Supplement to the ... - Page 109
by Oliver Cromwell - 1859
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The Percy Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1839
...to have been made by an ill country tailor; his linen was plain, and not very clean; and Iremember a speck or two of blood upon his little band, which...much larger than his collar; his hat was without a hathand. His stature was of a good size; his eword stuck close to his side; his countenance swollen...
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The Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 5-8

Great Britain - 1845
...apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember...his sword stuck close to his side, his countenance swollen and reddish, his voice sharp and * Dugdale's account (in his ' Short View of the Troubles')...
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The people's art union. The historic gallery of portraits & paintings, with ...

Henry Mead - 1845
...apparelled — for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor — his linen was plain and not very clean, and I remember...stature was of a good size, his sword stuck close by his side, his countenance swollen and reddish, his voice sharp and untuneable, and his eloquence...
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Life of Oliver Cromwell

Robert Southey - Great Britain - 1845 - 166 pages
...apparelled, for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor. His linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember...hatband ; his stature was of a good size ; his sword [* He sat in this parliament — commonly known as the Long Parliament — for the town of Cambridge....
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Pictorial Modern History: From the Discovery of America by Columbus to the ...

John Frost - History, Modern - 1846 - 356 pages
...apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember...his sword stuck close to his side ; his countenance swollen and reddish ; his voice sharp and untunable ; and his eloquence full of fervour." Such was...
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Cabinet Portrait Gallery of British Worthies, Volumes 7-9

1846
...apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor; his linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember...his sword stuck close to his side, his countenance swollen and reddish, his voice sharp and * Dugdsle's account (in his ' Short View of the Troubles')...
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Costume in England: A History of Dress from the Earliest Period Till the ...

Frederick William Fairholt - Clothing and dress - 1846 - 618 pages
...apparelled, for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember...a good size ; his sword stuck close to his side." The appearance of such men, and their rapid accession to power, must not a little have astonished the...
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British Costume: A Complete History of the Dress of the Inhabitants of the ...

James Robinson Planché - Costume - 1846 - 376 pages
...apparelled ; for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made by an ill country tailor ; his linen was plain, and not very clean ; and I remember...stature was of a good size; his sword stuck close to hi§ side." Helmets or head-pieces of the time of Charles I. and Cromwell. THE ARMwH at this period,...
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The Torch

...apparelled, for it was a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been ill made, hy a country tailor; his linen was plain and not very clean, and I remember...larger than his collar; his hat was without a hat-band, — hia stature was of a good size, — his sword stuck close to his side, — his countenance swollen...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1846
...speaks : — ' He had a plain cloth suit, which seemed to have been made 'by an ill country tailor: his linen was plain, and not very 'clean; and I remember a speck or two of blood on his little ' band. His hat was without a hat band. His stature was of a ' good size ; his sword...
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