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Moche  n.  A bale of raw silk.






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"Moche" Quotes from Famous Books



... moche of Mustard, and put it not away, For with every dische he is dewest who so ...
— The plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare • Henry Nicholson Ellacombe

... guart, and it was raining like de devil, and de vind vos vinding up de valley, so cold as noting at all, and de dark vos vot you could not see—no—not your nose bevore your face. Vell, I hear de tramp of horse, and I look into de dark—for ve vere vairy moche on the qui vive, because ve expec de Ingelish to attaque de next day—but I see noting; but de tramp of horse come closer and closer, and at last I ask, 'Who is dere?' and de tramp of de horse stop. I run forward, ...
— Handy Andy, Vol. 2 - A Tale of Irish Life • Samuel Lover

... development of romances. His art was printing, and his name was Caxton. We can judge of the amazement he produced among his countrymen by his new art, from his own wonder; one of his prefaces shows clearly enough how extraordinary his performance seemed to himself: "And for as moche, says he, as in the wrytyng of the same my penne is worn, myn hande wery & not stedfast, myn eyen dimed with overmoche lokyng on the whit paper & my corage not so prone & redy to laboure as hit hath ben & that age crepeth on me dayly & febleth all the bodye, & also be cause I have promysid to diverse ...
— The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare • J. J. Jusserand

... for as moche as it appereth now clerely, that Thomas Becket, sometyme Archbyshop of Canterburie, stubburnly to withstand the holsome lawes establyshed agaynste the enormities of the clergie, by the kynges highness mooste noble progenitour, kynge HENRY the Seconde, for the common welthe, reste, and tranquillitie ...
— Primitive Christian Worship • James Endell Tyler

... of oure lord a m^{l}'ccij, there fallen grete reynes, and hailstones as gret as an ey medlyd with reyn, where thorugh trees, vines, cornes, al manner frutes were moche distroied; and the peple were sore abaysshed, for there were seyn foules fleynge in the eyre berynge in there billes brennyng coles, whiche brenden manye houses. And in this yere Engelond and Walys were enterdited, and stood so vj yere and more, ...
— A Chronicle of London from 1089 to 1483 • Anonymous

... delectable to the audience / so that it may be sayd of hym that hystories make mencion that an olde woman sayd ones [A.iiii.v] by Demosthenes / & syns hath ben a como[n] prouerbe amonge the Grekes [Greek: outos esti] which is as moche to say as (This is he) And this last p[ro]perty is called among ler- ned men ( Eloquence. Of these foure the moost difficile or harde is to inuent what thou must say / wherfore of this parte the Rethoriciens whiche be maisters ...
— The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke • Leonard Cox

... was his parish and houses fer asonder, But he left nought for ne rain no thonder, In sickness and in mischief to visite The ferrest in his parish, moche and lite. Upon his fete, and in his hand a staf, This noble example to his shepe he yaf, That first he wrought and ...
— English Literature, Considered as an Interpreter of English History - Designed as a Manual of Instruction • Henry Coppee

... plaintee hay put away on de stable So de sheep an' de cow, dey got no chance to freeze, An' de hen all togedder—I don't min' de wedder— De nort' win' may blow jus' so moche as she please. ...
— The Habitant and Other French-Canadian Poems • William Henry Drummond

... "I ave moche plaisir to meet Monsieur le Capitaine Dupin in dis hospitable maison," said the French lieutenant; "if ve evare encounter vis one anodare on de sea, den ve fight like des braves hommes—n'est-ce ...
— The Missing Ship - The Log of the "Ouzel" Galley • W. H. G. Kingston

... you give me it if it is worth so moche, and there is alarm about it?" they heard in a high-keyed, querulous voice, evidently that of a woman, and ...
— The Hilltop Boys on the River • Cyril Burleigh

... a frown and a shrug of his shoulders, "non, dey not hurt moche timber, but dey vill trade vid de Injins—de sauvages—an' give dem drink, an' git all de furs, an' fat den vill come ...
— Wrecked but not Ruined • R.M. Ballantyne

... bee made, notte for hemselves, botte manne, Bone of hys bone, and chyld of hys desire; Fromme an ynutyle membere fyrste beganne, Ywroghte with moche of water, lyttele fyre; Therefore theie seke the fyre of love, to hete The milkyness of kynde, and ...
— English Poets of the Eighteenth Century • Selected and Edited with an Introduction by Ernest Bernbaum

... And his seruautes sayd: These ben passions that comen to men. And he demaunded yf the passyons came to all men. And they sayd nay. Tha sayd he, ben they knowen whiche men shall suffre.... And they answered, Who is he that may knowe ye aduentures of men. And he began to be moche anguysshous for ye incustomable thynge hereof. And another tyme he found a man moche aged, whiche had his chere frouced, his tethe fallen, and he was all croked for age.... And tha he demaunded what sholde be ye ...
— The Travels of Marco Polo, Volume 2 • Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa



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