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Literary usage of Mobbie
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"1 The food of the servants and Negroes dyet, nothing but mobbie, and sometimes a at Barbadoes at this time is thus described little beveridge; ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"Saw ye Geordie cumin', quo' she, Saw ye Geordie cumin',— Wi' his nobles round him pressing, And the mobbie runnin'? 0, tak your stick intil your hand, ..."
3. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"Ligon's Hist, of Barbadoes, p. 21. 25. 29. 4O. i The food of the servants and Negroes dyet, nothing but mobbie, and sometime': a at ..."
4. The Cavaliers & Roundheads of Barbados, 1650-1652: With Some Account of the by Nicholas Darnell Davis (1887)
"... custard apple, water milions, and pines worth all that went before. To this meat you seldom fail of this drink, mobbie beveridge, brandy, kill-devil, ..."
5. For Faith and Freedom: A Novel by Walter Besant (1900)
"he cried, " you think you have come to a country where there is nothing to do but lie on your backs and eat turtle and drink mobbie ; what! ..."
6. The West India Sketch Book by Trelawney Wentworth (1835)
"To this meat you seldom faile of this drink ; mobbie, beveridge, brandy, kill devil, (rum) drink of the plantain, claret wine, white wine, and Renish wine, ..."