A Comprehensive History of the Woollen and Worsted Manufactures: And the Natural and Commercial History of Sheep, from the Earliest Records to the Present Period, Volumen1
Smith, Elder and Company, 1842
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Página 278 - It was no uncommon thing for a weaver to walk three or four miles in a morning, and call on five or six spinners, before he could collect weft to serve him for the remainder of the day ; and when he wished to weave a piece in a shorter time than usual, a new ribbon, or gown, was necessary to quicken the exertions of the spinner.