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" A log of wood is brought into the midst of the room : this is Dun (the cart-horse}, and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated attempts, they find themselves... "
The Works of John Webster - Page 54
by John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1880
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The Works of Ben Jonson...: With Notes Critical and Explanatory ..., Volume 7

Ben Jonson, William Gifford - 1816
...extricated of course ; and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rusties to lift the log, and from sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it ;...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare, with notes original and selected ...

William Shakespeare, Charles Symmons - 1826
...and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes.' 11 This proverhial phrase, which was applied to superfluous actions in general, occurs again in The...
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Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Charles Symmons - 1826
...and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes.' 11 This proverbial phrase, which was applied to superfluous actions in general, occurs again in The...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet. Hamlet. Othello

William Shakespeare, Samuel Weller Singer, Edmond Malone, Charles Symmons - 1826
...the merriment arises from the awkward and aifected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and snndry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes.' 11 This proverbial phrase, which was applied to superfluous actions in general, occurs again in The...
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The Works of John Webster, Volume 3

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - English drama - 1830
...cart-horse,) and a cry is raised, that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...toes.'* Note on Ben Jonson's Works, vol. vii. p. 283. f t'e»ey.] Or venue, a technical term for a hit or thrust in playing with different weapons, was a subject...
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The works of John Webster, Volume 3

John Webster, Alexander Dyce - Drama - 1830
...cart-horse,) and a cry is raised, that he is stuch in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...fall on one another's toes." Note on Ben Jonson's Worhs, vol. vii. p. 283. •}• veney.'[ Or venue, a technical term for a Hit or thrust in playing...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - Drama - 1830
...and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Ben Jonson, vol. viii. p. 283. • tote reverence — ] An allusion to the good old custom of apologizing...
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The Dramatic Works of William Shakspeare, Volume 8

William Shakespeare, William Harness - Drama - 1830
...and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Ben Jonson, vol. viii. p. 283. the introduction of a free expression, by bowing to the principal person...
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The works of Beaumont & Fletcher: the text formed from a new collation of ...

Francis Beaumont, John Fletcher - Drama - 1843
...(the cart-horse), and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Note on B. Jonson's Works, vii. 283. Pandar. Be he rich or poor, if he will take thee with him, thou mayest...
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The Works of Shakespere, Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Barry Cornwall, John Ogden, Richard H. Horne - 1843
...(the cart-horse), and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes." "Of healths fre fathom deep."— Act I., Scene 4. A passage from "WESTWARD HOE" will best explain the...
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