Grub Street elegies on the almanac maker were hawked about London.
His overlord claimed to dispose of his crown, and hawked it about among the princes of the West.
On a larger scale speeches written by orators to be delivered by litigants were published and encouraged publication; and, as the Attic orators were his contemporaries, publication had become pretty common in the time of Aristotle, who speaks of many bundles (Skaas) of judicial speeches by Isocrates being hawked about by the booksellers (Fragm.
And, in fact, Bilibin's witticisms were hawked about in the Viennese drawing rooms and often had an influence on matters considered important.
hawked his indulgences round Europe to raise fui~ds which would enable him to gratify his artistic tastes.