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I find in Harrison's description of Britain , prefixed to our author's good friend Holinshed , p . 91 : “ Brome , heth , firze , brakes , whinnes , ling ...
The fact was originally told by William of Malmesbury , and is thus related by Holinshed in his Chronicle , in 1586 , vol . i . p .
So , in Holinshed , p . 705 : “ In this yeare also , a house on London Bridge , called the common siege , or privie , fell downe into the Thames .
... and whins occur together in Dr. Farmer's quotation from Holinshed . TOLLETT . 8 l ' the FILTHY mantled pool- ] Perhaps we should readfilth - ymantled .
Commend me , however , to Holinshed , ( vol . i . p . 38 , ) who declares himself to have seen the feathers of these barnacles " hang out of the shell at ...
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