The shops were all shut, and some rollicking boon companions came shouting along from the public-house.
He was in this city at the time of the massacre of St Bartholomew at Paris, and lived concealed for seven months in a public-house, the aged master of which, in reward for his charity to a heretic, was thrown from the roof.
In 1643, being upon business at a fair, and having accompanied some friends to the village public-house, he was troubled by a proposal to "drink healths," and withdrew in grief of spirit.
Parliament had introduced a measure of public-house reform along with a scheme for compensating such houses as lost their licence.
At the age of fifteen he was taken from school to assist his mother in the public-house, and for a year and a half was a common drawer.