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" My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk for a hundred sheep; and my mother milked thirty kine. "
The Beauties of England and Wales, Or, Delineations, Topographical ... - Page 409
by John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley - 1807 - 755 pages
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with introductory notices ...

Edith Emily Smith - 1869
...deep thought or tender feeling. He was burnt with Ridley, at Oxford, in 1555, 1, A Yeoman's Estate. MY father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the nttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1869
...interfere, with it. Here, however, we are not without very tolerable inrormation. 'My father," says Latimer, 'was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a/arm of three or four pounds by the year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much a* kept...
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The Evangelical repository. Vol. 1- new

1870
...need not wonder at Hugh Latimer's often-quoted but graphic description of his father's house : — " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of £3 or £4 by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half-a-dozen men. He had...
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History of English Literature, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1871
...portrait of a yeoman, by Latimer, in the first sermon preached before Edward vi., 8th March 1549 : ' My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own; only he had a farm of £3 or £4 by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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History of English literature, tr. by H. van Laun, Volume 1

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1871
...a portrait of a yeoman, by Latimer, in the first sermon preached before Edward vi., 8th March 1549: 'My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own; only he had a farm of £3 or £4 by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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Evening hours, ed. by E.H. Bickersteth

Edward Henry Bickersteth (bp. of Exeter)
...of his sermons preached before Edward VI., that I must in justice give it in his own words. He says, "My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own. He had only a farm of three ; or four ponnds a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much...
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The new cyclopędia of illustrative anecdote [by E.S.P.].

E S. P - 1872
...picture of the comfort, happiness, and indu^ry of | his father's family. " My father," ; says he, " was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own ; only he had a farm of three or four pound by year, at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept halfa-dozen men. He had walk...
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The Christian ambassador, ed. by C.C. McKechnie, Volume 10

Colin Campbell M'Kechnie - 1872
...of " The old house at home,'' taken from a sermon, preached before Edward and his Court. He says, " My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own. He had only a farm of three or four pounds a year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much...
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The Midland readers and home lesson books, Book 5

Henry Major - 1873
...of armour learn — old verb for teach kine— cows hospitality — open house wholesome — healthy My father was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of £3 or £4 by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had...
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The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society ..., Volume 2

Charles Knight - Great Britain - 1874
...acquainted with country affairs, tells us of the old time, in a well-known passage ; — " My fattier was a yeoman, and had no lands of his own, only he had a farm of three or four pound by year at the uttermost, and hereupon he tilled so much as kept half a dozen men. He had walk...
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