tusser


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Noun1.tusser - oriental moth that produces brownish silktusser - oriental moth that produces brownish silk
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
Antheraea, genus Antheraea - large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality
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March strolled placidly about, quoting Tusser, Cowley, and Columella to Mr.
9) Such was the fate of Thomas Tusser, who describes how he came to sing at Paul's in the 1530s:
Period writers on credit frequently counseled suspicion as a basic strategy in making decisions about borrowing and lending; see, among others, Thomas Tusser, Five Hundreth Points of Good Husbandry (London, 1573), esp.
Tusser told farmers to follow the statute, keeping the required number of staddles or standards growing after felling the coppice.
John Worlidge and John Evelyn were some of the more notable writers of the 17th Century, but my favourite, Thomas Tusser, is earlier still.
It is true what Thomas Tusser said: "A fool and his money are soon parted.
Tusser went beyond typical advice manuals on agriculture, such as that of John Fitzherbert, to reveal his own inner conflicts and eroding self-confidence after encountering a myriad of occupational experiences that took him from the royal court to music school.
Thomas Tusser wrote that "a fool and his money are soon parted," and every investor should keep this in mind at all times.
Thomas Tusser, 16thcentury farmer and author, summed it up when he said, "At Christmas play and make good cheer, for Christmas comes but once a year.
Women and Marriage in England, 1500-1640; Thomas Tusser, The Points of