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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: A vindication of natural society

Robert Dodsley - English essays - 1771
...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...enough to get out of it, and tearing the Whips out of iheir Hands, and breaking them. - At- thefe Spe&acles, and- every- wb-ere . elfe, clfe the Englijh...
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Fugitive Pieces on Various Subjects: A vindication of natural society

Paul Hentzner, John Gilbert Cooper - 1771
...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 come within hii Reach, and are not active enough to get out of it, and tearing the Whips out of their Hands, and...
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History of Great Britain, from the death of Henry viii. to the accession of ...

James Pettit Andrews - 1806
...is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his...himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all those that come within his reach, and are not active enough to get out of it f and tearing their whips...
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A Journey Into England: In the Year M.D.XC.VIII.

Paul Hentzner, Richard Bentley - Great Britain - 1807 - 58 pages
...performed by five or six men, standing 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 skiil, throwing down all who come within his reach and are not active enough to get out of it, and...
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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
...circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them, hecause of his chain. He defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down those that come within his reach, and are not active enough to get out of it ; and tearing their whips...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 103, Part 1; Volume 153

Early English newspapers - 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...because of his chain, he defends himself with all bis force and skill, throwing down all who come within his reach, and are not active enough to get...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, s : and tis spoken, * Discoverie of Witchcraft, p....angel, from the figure which it bore, and was worth t lo get out of it, and tearing the whips out of their hands, and breaking them." Slowe, in the edition...
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The sports and pastimes of the people of England ...

Joseph Strutt - England - 1838 - 420 pages
...that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men standing circularly with whipo, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain; he defends himself with all his force :ind skill, throwing down all that come...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...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 bis chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all who come within his...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis - Christian antiquities - 1841
...of whipping a hlinded hear, which is performed hy five or six men, standing circularly, with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them hecause of his chain. He defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all who come within...
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