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A LOOKING-GLASS FOR CORN-HOARDERS Wbt sfeconb part tEo ttie same tune.
9 THe poore ma left his Sack
with his quoine, with his quoine, Thinking to returne back
to him againe, And for to fetch from thence
that Corne, which he long since Had giuen recompence vnto the full.
10   But afterwards he came
to demand, to demand, That Corne, yea that very same
that he had bought, The Farmers humour was such
that he did grumble much. Nor would he at all keepe touch
with this poore man.
11    But told him, Corne did rise
euery day, euery day, And therefore a higher price must he giue him:
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