Joseph Gies Famous Quotes & Sayings

6 Joseph Gies Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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...beggars were permitted to enter great houses and solicit directly from the table, but now they are restricted to the doorstep. Joseph Gies Sayings: ...beggars were permitted to enter great houses and solicit directly from the table, but now
As the baby grows bigger, she [wet nurse] will chew his meat for him. Joseph Gies Sayings: As the baby grows bigger, she [wet nurse] will chew his meat for him.
For outdoors, he wears a mantle fastened at the shoulder with a clasp or chain; although buttons are sometimes used for decoration, the buttonhole has not been invented. Joseph Gies Sayings: For outdoors, he wears a mantle fastened at the shoulder with a clasp or chain;
Across the bottom of the last page of many a book is written 'Explicit, Deo Gratias ('Finished, thank god')...Books are kept not on open shelves, but in locked chests. Joseph Gies Sayings: Across the bottom of the last page of many a book is written 'Explicit, Deo
At mealtime a very broad cloth is laid on the trestle table in the solar. to facilitate service, places are set along one side only. On that side the cloth falls to the floor, doubling as a communal napkin...there are several kinds of knives...but no forks. Joseph Gies Sayings: At mealtime a very broad cloth is laid on the trestle table in the solar.
Instrumental keys [on organs], introduced in the twelfth century, are so heavy and stiff that they must be played with clenched fists. Joseph Gies Sayings: Instrumental keys [on organs], introduced in the twelfth century, are so heavy and stiff that