This may seem like hornbook eighth-grade civics, but it bears repeating.
His "Gull's hornbook" is written against coxcombs, and he says their "vinegar railings shall not quench his Alpine resolutions."
But I swear to thee I never read through the hornbook of the heavens.
The next of Dekker's tracts or pamphlets was the comparatively well-known "Gull's hornbook."
Decker, in "Gul's hornbook," speaks of "the unicorn whose horn is worth a city."
For hornbook and primmer for Jenkins' girle to learn to read, 6d.
And, Captain Borroughcliffe, as you appear to be forgetting the use of your own language, here is even a hornbook for you!
This like the criss-cross row in the hornbook was originally Christ's cross.
At the two upper corners of the page were crosses, hence to read the hornbook was often called "reading a criss-cross row."
The printed cardboard battledore was a successor of the hornbook.