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Robert Greene, M.A; The Blacke Bookes Messenger - 'Cuthbert Conny-Catcher' the Defence of Conny-Catching Volume 10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R343
Discovery Miles 3 430
Robert Greene, M.A; The Blacke Bookes Messenger - 'Cuthbert Conny-Catcher' the Defence of Conny-Catching Volume 10...
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Robert Greene, M.A; The Blacke Bookes Messenger - 'Cuthbert Conny-Catcher' the Defence of Conny-Catching Volume 10 (Paperback)

Cuthbert Conny-Catcher

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1592 edition. Excerpt: ...was amazed, and began to plead conscience with him, but, in vaine: where-uppon he went sorrowfully home and told his wife, who as a woman halfe lunatike ran with hir little children to his house, and cryed out, but bootlesse: For although they called him before the chiefe of the country, yet sith the law had graunted him the feesimple thereof he would not part withal: so that this distressed gentleman was faine to become tenant to this Vsurer, and for two hundred marks to lose a Lordship worth six or seuen thousand pounds. I pray you was not this an old Conycatcher M. R. G. that could lurtch a poore Conny of so many thousands at one time? whether is our crossing at cardes more perillous to the commonwelth than this cossenage for land? you winke at it, but I wil tel all, yet heare out the end of my tale, for as fortune fel out, the Vsurer was made a Cony him-selfe. The gentleman and his wife smothering this with patience, she that had a reaching wit, & hair brain reuenge in hir head, counseld hir husband to make a voyage from home, & to stay a weeke or two: and (q. she) before you come againe you shal see mee venter faire for the land. The gentleman willing to let his wife practise hir wits, went his way, and left al to his wiues discretion. She after hir husband was foure or fiue dayes from home, was visited by the Vsurer, whovsed hir very kindly, and sent victuals to hir house, promising to sup with hir that night, and that she should not want any thing in hir husbands absence. The gentlewoman with gratious acceptance thankt him, and bad diuers of hir neighbors to beare him company, hauing a further reatch in hir heade then he suspected. For the olde Churle comming an hower before Supper time, euen as she hir selfe would wish, for an...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Cuthbert Conny-Catcher
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 22
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-35956-4
Barcode: 9781230359564
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-35956-7

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