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Identifier: 39002011213965.med.yale.edu

Title: The Barbers' company. A paper read before the British archaeological association

Year: 1882 (1880s)

Authors: Lambert, George,1823-4--1901

Subjects: Barbers Surgeons

Publisher: [London, T. Brettell & Co., printers]

Contributing Library: Yale University, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library

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scorn, Are beards by civil nations worn ? Evn Muscovites have mowed their chins: Shall we like formal CapuchinB, Stubborn in pride retain the mode, And bear about the heavy load ? Whenere we through the village stray, Are we not mocked along the way; Insulted with loud shouts of scorn, By boys our beards disgraced and torn ? Were I no more with goats to dwell, Brother, I grant you reason well Replies a bearded chief—beside, If boys can mortify thy pride, How wilt thou stand the ridicule Of our whole flock ? affected fool! Coxcombs, distinguished from the rest, To all but coxcombs are a jest. The Barber was anciently termed a poller, because informer times, as I have before stated, he was a poller of thehair, notwithstanding the commands laid down in Leviticus,chap. 19, v. 27, Ye shall not round the corners of yourheads, neither shalt thou mar the corners of thy beard.He carried as a rule a case which contained his looking-glass, a set of horn combs, a set of box combs, a beard-comb

 

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/~, tf00lt&7* in-v. *j£ n- ^fiutAj-Jtw/p 31 for arranging the beard, a beard-iron for curling the same, aset of razors, tweezers, earpicks, a toothrasp, a horn powderbox, a puff to powder the hair, a bottle for sweet water,trimming cloths to put before his patient, and a glass to putbefore him. His basin had a circle in the brim, and it isfamiliarly known as Mambrinos helmet, from the use madeof it by that valiant knight, Don Quixote; and this basin ismentioned by Ezekiel. Now to his razors. Prior to theEnglish manufacture they were imported from Palermo andrazors are mentioned in Homer. And razors Novaculee were known to the ancients, for we find this passage: Raporumsummam novacula decerpito Col. and Cicero mentions it as aknife as novacula discissa, and again as cultur tonsorius: and Livy, speaking of a certain well, says, Puteo in quonovacula ilia deposita qua usus Accius Navius Augurcotem dissiderat.* Novacula, a razor; a novando, from novo,to make new. Quod faciem quodammad

 

 

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