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The English hermite, or, Wonder of this age. [electronic resource] : Being a relation of the life of Roger Crab, living neer Uxbridg, taken from his own mouth, shewing his strange reserved and unparallel'd kind of life, who counteth it a sin against his body and soule to eate any sort of flesh, fish, or living creature, or to drinke any wine, ale, or beere. He can live with three farthings a week. His constant food is roots and hearbs, as cabbage, turneps, carrets, dock-leaves, and grasse; also bread and bran, without butter or cheese: his cloathing is sack-cloath. He left the Army, and kept a shop at Chesham, and hath now left off that, and sold a considerable estate to give to the poore, shewing his reasons from the Scripture, Mark. 10. 21. Jer. 35.

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The English hermite, or, Wonder of this age. [electronic resource] : Being a relation of the life of Roger Crab, living neer Uxbridg, taken from his own mouth, shewing his strange reserved and unparallel'd kind of life, who counteth it a sin against his body and soule to eate any sort of flesh, fish, or living creature, or to drinke any wine, ale, or beere. He can live with three farthings a week. His constant food is roots and hearbs, as cabbage, turneps, carrets, dock-leaves, and grasse; also bread and bran, without butter or cheese: his cloathing is sack-cloath. He left the Army, and kept a shop at Chesham, and hath now left off that, and sold a considerable estate to give to the poore, shewing his reasons from the Scripture, Mark. 10. 21. Jer. 35.
Author
Crab, Roger, 1621?-1680.
Publication
London, : Printed, and are to be sold in Popes-head Alley, and at the Exchange, 1655.

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Description
[8], 15, [1] p. : port. (woodcut)
Uniform Title
Early English books online.
Alternative Title
  • English hermite
  • Wonder of this age
Subject
Note
  • The last leaf bears verse.
  • Annotation on Thomason copy: "Jan: 23 1654"; the final 5 in imprint date crossed out.
  • Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Indexed In (note)
  • Wing (2nd ed.)
  • Thomason
Reproduction (note)
  • Electronic reproduction.
Author
Crab, Roger, 1621?-1680.
Title
The English hermite, or, Wonder of this age. [electronic resource] : Being a relation of the life of Roger Crab, living neer Uxbridg, taken from his own mouth, shewing his strange reserved and unparallel'd kind of life, who counteth it a sin against his body and soule to eate any sort of flesh, fish, or living creature, or to drinke any wine, ale, or beere. He can live with three farthings a week. His constant food is roots and hearbs, as cabbage, turneps, carrets, dock-leaves, and grasse; also bread and bran, without butter or cheese: his cloathing is sack-cloath. He left the Army, and kept a shop at Chesham, and hath now left off that, and sold a considerable estate to give to the poore, shewing his reasons from the Scripture, Mark. 10. 21. Jer. 35.
Imprint
London, : Printed, and are to be sold in Popes-head Alley, and at the Exchange, 1655.
Series
Early English books online.
Indexed In:
Wing (2nd ed.) E3089.
Thomason E.826[1].
Reproduction
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI, 1999- (Early English books online) Digital version of: (Thomason Tracts ; 125:E826[1])
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