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" That from top to toe the skin is away;' and a story is repeated of how a scholar was tormented to death by ' his bloody master.' Other accounts show that the playwright has not gone far beyond the fact. "
Stratford-on-Avon from the earliest times to the death of Shakespeare - Page 182
by Sir Sidney Lee - 1904 - 304 pages
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A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 2

Robert Dodsley, William Carew Hazlitt - English drama - 1874
...father, which you do say ; The contrary thereof is proved alway, For as the bruit goeth by many a one, Their tender bodies both night and day Are whipped and scourged, and beat1 like a stone, That from top to toe the skin is away. , FATHER. Is there not (say they) for them...
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Shakespeariana, Volume 8

Appleton Morgan, Charlotte Endymion Porter - 1891
...late student in Cambridge," wherein a boy begs his father not to send him to school, where children's "tender bodies both night and day Are whipped and...stone ; That, from top to toe, the skin is away." Let us rather imagine young Shakespeare, then, like young Chatterton, a century later, wandering in...
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Shakespeare the Boy: With Sketches of the Home and School Life, the Games ...

William James Rolfe - Mercury compounds - 1896 - 251 pages
...in a 'pretie and merry new interlude' entitled ' The Disobedient Child, compiled by Thomas Ingeland, late student in Cambridge,' about 1560. A boy who...the playwright has not gone far beyond the fact." We will try to believe, however, that Master Hunt of Stratford was of a milder disposition. Holofernes...
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Shakespeare the Boy: With Sketches of the Home and School Life, the Games ...

William James Rolfe - Mercury compounds - 1896 - 251 pages
...implores his father not to force him to go to school tells of his companions' sufferings there — how " ' Their tender bodies both night and day Are whipped...the playwright has not gone far beyond the fact." We will try to believe, however, that Master Hunt of Stratford was of a milder disposition. Holofernes...
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Shakespeare the boy: with sketches of the home and school life, the games ...

William James Rolfe - 1896 - 256 pages
...this more suggestive of stealing apples than of gathering the rich fruit of the tree of knowledge. " ' Their tender bodies both night and day Are whipped...stone. That from top to toe the skin is away;" and a stcry is repeated of how a scholar was tormented to death by ' his bloody master.' Other accounts show...
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Shakespeare the Boy: With Sketches of the Home and School Life, the Games ...

William James Rolfe - 1897 - 256 pages
...implores his father not to force him to go to school tells of his companions' sufferings there — how "'Their tender bodies both night and day Are whipped...beat like a stone, That from top to toe the skin is away;1 and a stcry is repeated of how a scholar was tormented to death by 'his bloody master.' Other...
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Papers, Issue 10

Shakespeare Society of New York - Drama - 1899
...student in Cambridge," wherein a boy begs his father not to send him to school, where children's " tender bodies both night and day Are whipped and scourged...stone ; That, from top to toe, the skin is away." The conclusion is that a maximum of caning and a minimum of parrot-work on desultory Latin paradigms...
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A study in the Warwickshire dialect

Appleton Morgan - Drama - 1899 - 485 pages
...student in Cambridge," wherein a boy begs his father not to send him to school, where children's " tender bodies both night and day Are whipped and scourged and beat like a stone ; That, {rom top to toe, the skin is away." The conclusion is that a maximum of caning and a minimum of parrot-work...
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The Birthe of Hercules: With an Introduction on the Influence of Plautus on ...

Malcolm William Wallace - Comparative literature - 1903 - 183 pages
...aversion to entering "the house and prison of a schoolmaster" who treats his pupils brutally, where Their tender bodies both night and day Are whipped...beat like a stone, That from top to toe the skin is away,1 recalls Tusser's famous stanza, in which he has perpetuated the memory of UdalPs cruelties....
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The birthe of Hercules: with an introduction on the influence ofPlautus on ...

Titus Maccius Plautus, Martin Slaughter - Comparative literature - 1903 - 183 pages
...aversion _to entering "the house and prison of a schoolmaster" •who treats his pupils brutally, where Their tender bodies both night and day Are whipped and scourged and beat like a stems, That from top to toe the skin is away,' recalls Tusser's famous stanza, in which he has perpetuated...
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