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" ... tired. 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... "
Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings ... - Page 130
by Joseph Quincy Adams - 1917 - 473 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 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

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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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
...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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History of Great Britain, from the death of Henry viii. to the accession of ...

James Pettit Andrews - 1806
...because of his chain. He defends 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 out of their hands, and breaking them. At this spectacle, and every where...
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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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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...the whips out of their hands, and breaking them." ) Stowe, in the edition of his Survey printed in 1618, remarks, that " as for the bayting of...
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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
...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 out of their hands, and breaking them. At this spectacle, and every where else," he'adds,...
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The Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth: Among ..., Volume 2

John Nichols - England - 1823
...sometimes happens they are killed upon (he spot : fresh ones are immediately supplied in the place of those that are wounded, or tired. To this Entertainment,...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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