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  • All this time she was working like a woolcarder at the disordered room, but could not refrain her tongue from caustic comments upon my behaviour.

    The Fool Errant

  • It is said that the father of Demosthenes was a blacksmith; Euripides, a dealer in vegetables; Socrates, a mediocre sculptor; Columbus, a woolcarder; Shakespeare, a butcher; Cromwell, a brewer; and of Linneus, a poor

    Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising

  • When a sheep leapt out of the stream, her tail happened to be raised, and a woolcarder said laughing: -- "I have seen thy parts genital."

    Arabian nights. English

  • By'an extract from the notarial register, it appeared that one Giacomo Colombo, a woolcarder, resided without the gate of St. Andria, in the year 1311.

    The Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus (Volume II)

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