The English hermite, or, Wonder of this age [microform] : Being a relation of the life of Roger Crab, living neer Uxbridg, taken from his own mouth, shewing his strange reserved and unparallel'd kind of life, who counteth it a sin against his body and soule to eate any sort of flesh, fish, or living creature, or to drinke any wine, ale, or beere. He can live with three farthings a week. His constant food is roots and hearbs, as cabbage, turneps, carrets, dock-leaves, and grasse; also bread and bran, without butter or cheese: his cloathing is sack-cloath. He left the Army, and kept a shop at Chesham, and hath now left off that, and sold a considerable estate to give to the poore, shewing his reasons from the Scripture, Mark. 10. 21. Jer. 35.
- Crab, Roger, 1621?-1680
- Additional Titles:
- English hermite and Wonder of this age
- London : Printed, and are to be sold in Popes-head Alley, and at the Exchange, 1655.
- Physical Description:
- 8 unnumbered pages, 15 pages, 1 unnumbered page : portrait (woodcut)
- Annotation on Thomason copy: "Jan: 23 1654"; the final 5 in imprint date crossed out.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
The last leaf bears verse.
ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
- Other Forms:
- Available electronically as part of Early English books online.
- Reproduction Note:
- Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1978. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Thomason Tracts ; 125:E.826).
- Reviewed/Cited In:
- Thomason E.826.
Wing, D.G. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, and British America, and of English books printed in other countries, 1641-1700 (2nd ed.) E3089.
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