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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Wages.
 
Giles Moore, in 1659, paid his mowers sixteenpence an acre. In 1711 Timothy Burrell, Esq., paid twenty-pence an acre; in 1686 he paid Mary his cook fifty shillings a year; in 1715 he had raised the sum to fifty-five shillings. (Sussex Archæological Collections, iii. pp. 163, 170.)   1
   For wages in the reign of Henry VIII., see preface of vol. i. Letters and Papers of the Reign of Henry VIII., edited by J. S. Brewer, pp. 108–119.   2
 


 Wag Beards (To).Wages of Sin (The). 

 
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