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He urged that the offspring "of wandering beggars that grow up idly and hurtfully and burdenous to the Realm, might be unladen and better bred up.
and the rich hates the poore, because they seeme burdenous.
539), that 'to myselfe, who can releive myself upon books, solitarines was a litle burdenous, I beleevd yt would be much more so, to my wyfe, if shee were left alone', suggesting a level of education more apt to accommodate a belief in astrology in spite of the condemnation of the Church.