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  • By him likewise hee laid a rich sword, with the girdle, hangers, and other furniture, such as seldome can be seene the like.

    The Decameron

  • Of one other [thing] we mon foirwarne the discreat Readaris, which is, that thei be not offended that the sempill treuth be spokin without partialitie; for seing that of men we neyther hunt for reward, nor yitt for vane [21] glorie, we litill pass by the approbatioun of such as seldome judge weill of God and of his workis.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Of one other (thing) we mon [8] foirwarne the discreat Readaris, which is, that thei be not offended that the sempill treuth be spokin without partialitie; for seing that of men we neyther hunt for reward, nor yitt for vane glorie, we litill pass by the approbatioun of such as seldome judge weill of God and of his workis.

    Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books with Introductions, Notes and Illustrations

  • The real sources for the stress are seldome handled.

    CULTURE, DEMOGRAPHICS, CHURCH-MOSQUE STRESSES

  • Cheven, and so the Barbel, the Gudgion and Carp, and divers others have; and the hook being stuck into the leather or skin of such fish, does very seldome or never lose its hold: But on the contrary, a Pike, a

    The Compleat Angler

  • Eeles, as the Silver – Eele, and green or greenish Eel (with which the River of Thames abounds, and are called Gregs); and a blackish Eele, whose head is more flat and bigger then ordinary Eeles; and also an Eele whose fins are redish, and but seldome taken in this Nation (and yet taken sometimes): These several kinds of

    The Compleat Angler

  • Carp – Angler, I shall tell you with what bait to fish for him; but that must be either early or late, and let me tell you, that in hot weather (for he will seldome bite in cold) you cannot bee too early or too late at it.

    The Compleat Angler

  • To be short, after the death of their husbands, the Tartars wiues vse very seldome to marrie the second time, vnlesse perhaps some man takes his brothers wife or his stepmother in marriage.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • And notwithstanding (as it hath bin said) they are many, yet do they seldome fal out among themselues.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

  • Howbeit in summer time; when they haue mares milk enough, they seldome eate flesh, vnles perhaps it be giuen them, or they take some beast or bird in hunting.

    The long and wonderful voyage of Frier Iohn de Plano Carpini

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