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John Marriott

, who practise great Austerities and Mortifications. They contemn world Riches, and go naked, except for a Bit of Cloth about their Loyns, and some deny themselves even that, delighting in Nastiness and an holy Obscenity, with a great Shew of Sanctity…. I have seen a sanctified Rascal of seven foot high, and his limbs well proportioned, with a large Turband of

in The other empire
Sabine Clarke

, FD23/1559. 30 Colonial Products Research Council 5th Annual report, 1947–48 . Cmd 7493 31 TNA, FD 23/1559. 32 MSA, B43/44. 33 I. Zweiniger-Bargielowska, Austerity in Britain: Rationing, Controls and Consumption 1939–1955 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000), pp. 34–35. 34 TNA, FD 1/5960. 35 TNA, FD 23/1556. 36 J. Slinn and R. Davenport-Hines, Glaxo: A History to 1962

in Science at the end of empire
Charles V. Reed

Alfred and Arthur. 69 Edward wrote very little and left historians very little textual evidence, other than what was written on his behalf by his private secretary Francis Knollys and in the official histories of the monarchy. In British history, Edward has come to represent cultural and moral excess, a reaction against the strictness and austerity of Victorianism. Yet his reaction was initially to his

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911