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" 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 killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. "
The Life of Shakespeare: Copied from the Best Sources, Without Comment - Page 35
edited by - 1893 - 206 pages
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An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare: Addressed to Joseph Cradock, Esq

Richard Farmer - 1767 - 95 pages
...William Shakefpeare's Father was a Butcher, — * while he was a Boy he exercifed his Father's trade, but when he killed a Calf, he would do it in a high ftile, and make a fpeech. This IVilliam being inclined naturally to Poetry and Acting, came to Lm~...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778 - 630 pages
...William Shakefpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high ftyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and afting, came to London,...
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The dramatick writings of Will. Shakspere: with the notes of all ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - Drama - 1788
...William Shakspere's father was a butcher — while he was a boy he exercised his father's trade ; but, when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and afling, came to London, I guess, about eighteen,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1793
...William Shakfpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high ftyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and ading, came to London,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1800
...William Shakfpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high ftyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and afting, came to London,...
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An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare

Richard Farmer - 1800 - 96 pages
...William Shakfpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high flyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and a£Hng, came to London,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...William Shakspeare's father was a butcher,—while he was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William and Selden, by their poems prefixed to his book: he had therefore good opportunities of...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 8

1816
...heretofore, by some of the neighbours, that when he was a boy he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guess about eighteen,...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...the neighbours, that when he was a boy, he exercised his father's trade ; but when he killed a calfe, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William, being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guesse about 18, and...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations ..., Volume 15, Part 2

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, James Norris Brewer, Joseph Nightingale, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1814
...heretofore, by some of the neighbours, that -when he was a boy he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William, being naturally inclined to poetry and acting, came to London, I guesse, about 18, and...
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