'Brief Lives': I-Y (Google eBook)

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At the Clarendon Press, 1898 - Great Britain
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Page 228 - His father was a Butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours, that when he was a boy he exercised his father's Trade, but when he kill'da Calfe he would doe it in a high style, and make a Speech.
Page 228 - This William being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guess about eighteen, and was an actor at one of the playhouses, and did act exceedingly well : now Ben Jonson was never a good actor, but an excellent instructor.
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