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Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings ... - Page 132
by Joseph Quincy Adams - 1917 - 473 pages
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Fugitive pieces, on various subjects

Joseph Spence, Jean Denis Attiret, William Hay, Nathaniel Lancaster, Paul Hentzner - 1761
...upon him without any Mercy, as he cannot efcape from them becaufe of his Chain ; he defends himfelf with all his Force and Skill, throwing down all who...tearing the Whips out of their Hands, and breaking them. At thefe Spe&ades, and every where e!fe elfe, the Englijb are conftantly fmoaking TobaccOj and in this...
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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 him without any Mercy, as he cannot efcape from them becaufe of his Chain ; he defends himfelf with all his Force and Skill, throwing down all who...tearing the Whips out of their Hands, and breaking them. At thefe Spectacles, and every where elfe elfe, the EngliJI) are conftantly fmpaking Tobacco, and in...
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Fugitive Pieces on Various Subjects: A vindication of natural society

Paul Hentzner, John Gilbert Cooper - 1771
...his Chain ; he defends himfelf with all .his Force and Skill, throwing down all who come within hii Reach, and are not active enough to get out of it,...tearing the Whips out of their Hands, and breaking them. At thefe Spectacles, and every where elfe. elfe the Englijh are conftantly fmoaking Tobacco^ .and in...
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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
...he cannot efcape from them becaufe of his chain ; he defends himfelf with all his force and fkill, throwing down all who come within his reach, and are...tearing the whips out of their hands, and breaking them. At thefe fpectacles, and every where elfe, the Englifh are conftantly fmoaking tobacco ; and in this...
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A Journey Into England: In the Year M.D.XC.VIII.

Paul Hentzner, Richard Bentley - Great Britain - 1807 - 58 pages
...as he cannot escape from them because of his chain; he defends himself with all his force and skiil, throwing down all who come within his reach and are...tearing the whips out of their hands and breaking them. At these spectacles, and every where else, the English are constantly smoaking Tobacco, and in this...
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The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among ..., Volume 2

John Nichols - England - 1823
...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...tearing the whips out of their hands, and breaking them. At these spectacles, and every where else, the English are constantly smoaking tobacco and in this...
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The New sporting magazine

1869
...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...tearing the whips out of their hands and breaking them." Another writer says : " Near to Paris Garden, one of the ancient play-houses of our metropolis, and...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 103

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1833
...Whipping the blind bear, says Hentzner, is performed by five or six men standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy ; as...tearing the whips out of their hands, and breaking them. Laneham, that great master of epithets, and ever memorable historiographer of the diversions of Kenilworth,...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 103, Part 1; Volume 153

Early English newspapers - 1833
...without any mercy ; as he cannot escape from them because of his chain, he defends himself with all bis force and skill, throwing down all who come within...tearing the whips out of their hands, and breaking them. Laneham, that great master of epithets, and ever memorable historiographer of thediversionsof Kenilworth,...
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The Sportsman

1869
...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...tearing the whips out of their hands and breaking them." Another writer says : " Near to Paris Garden, one of the ancient play-houses of our metropolis, and...
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