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" To this entertainment, there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ; he... "
A Book for Shakespeare Plays and Pageants: A Treasury of Elizabethan and ... - Page 190
by Orie Latham Hatcher - 1916 - 339 pages
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A vindication of natural society, by Edm. Burke. The history and antiquities ...

Robert Dodsley, Joseph Spence, Jean Denis Attiret, William Hay, Nathaniel Lancaster, Charles Whitworth Baron Whitworth, Paul Hentzner - 1761
...upon the Spot ; frcfh ones are immediately fupplfed in the Place of thofe that are wounded, or tired. To this Entertainment, there often follows that of...whipping a blinded Bear, which is performed by five or fix Men, ftanding circularly with Whips, which they exercife upon him without any Mercy, as he cannot...
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Fugitive pieces, on various subjects

Joseph Spence, Jean Denis Attiret, William Hay, Nathaniel Lancaster, Paul Hentzner - 1761
...immediately fupplied in the Place of thofe that are wounded, or tired. To this Entertainment, tfierc often follows that of whipping a blinded Bear, which is performed by five or fix Men, {landing circularly with Whips, which they exercife upon him without any Mercy, as he cannot...
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Paul Hentzner's Travels in England: During the Reign of Queen Elizabeth

Paul Hentzner, Sir Robert Naunton - Great Britain - 1797 - 152 pages
...the fpot ; frefli ones are immediately fupplied in the places of thofe that are wounded, or tired. To this entertainment, there often follows that of...whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or fix men, ftanding circularly with whips, which they exercife upon him without any mercy, as he cannot...
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History of Great Britain, from the death of Henry viii. to the accession of ...

James Pettit Andrews - 1806
...traveller Frequently quoted in this work, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, To this entertainment there often follows that of...standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. He defends himself with all...
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A Journey Into England: In the Year M.D.XC.VIII.

Paul Hentzner, Richard Bentley - Great Britain - 1807 - 58 pages
...upon the spot; fresh ones are immediately supplied in the places of those that are wounded or tiu'd. To this entertainment, there often follows that of...circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain; he defends himself with all his force and...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1817
...of those that are wounded or tired." He then adds an account of a still more inhuman pastime : " To this entertainment, there often follows that of...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1839
...of a goodly reliefe, &c.' " Paul Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, ' To this entertainment there often follows that of...bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circular with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because...
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The Chronicle of the Kings of England: From William the Norman to the Death ...

Nathan ben Saddi (pseud.), Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, Robert Dodsley - Great Britain - 1821 - 286 pages
...baiting of bulls and hears, adds " To this entertainment there follows that of whipping a blinded hear; which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them, hecause of his chain. He defends himself with...
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The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among ..., Volume 2

John Nichols - England - 1823
...upon (he spot : fresh ones are immediately supplied in the place of those that are wounded, or tired. To this Entertainment, there often follows that of...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain : he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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Illustrations, Critical, Historical, Biographical, and ..., Volume 3

Richard Warner - History - 1824
...on the spot: fresh ones are immediately supplied in the place of those that are wounded and tired. To this entertainment, there often follows that of...which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as be cannot escape from them, because of his chain. At these spectacles, and every where else, the English...
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