This screed, remarkable as it was, had no mystery for Goodwin.
I am sending this as an antidote for my doleful Sunday screed.
I have no leisure now for this screed, mother; read it to me later, an you will.
Now lets have that screed again, Tom, and Ill have a go at translating it.
I offered him a shilling if he could "screed me aff effectual calling."
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