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Shakespeare Society, and to be had of W. Skeffington, 1853 - English literature
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Page 52 - The next, by his sute of russet, his buttond cap, his taber, his standing on the toe, and other tricks, I knew to be either the body or resemblance of Tarlton, who, liuing, for his pleasant conceits was of all men liked, and dying, for mirth left not his like.
Page 11 - John Tryce for mony to him due for Leashes, T; doghookeS,wt staves, and other necessaries ; by him provyded for the hunters that made the crye after the fox (let loose in the Coorte) with theier howndf, hornes, and Hunters hallowing, in the playe of Narscisses. wch crye was made, of purpose even as the woordf then in utteraunce, T; the parte then played, did Requier, for the whiche, the same Sr T. Benger also appointed him to geve certeyne Rewardf the whole amounting to ; xxj".
Page 23 - Henry the fift, hit Tarlton a sound boxe indeed, which made the people laugh the more because it was he, but anon the judge goes in, and immediately Tarlton in his...
Page xxxv - for the maintenance and relief of himself and the rest of his company, being prohibited to present any plays publicly in or near London, by reason of great peril that might grow through the extraordinary concourse and assembly of people, to a new increase of the plague, till it shall please God to settle the city in a more perfect health.
Page 93 - Divers yong gentlemen proffered large feoffments, but in vaine, a maide shee must bee still: till at last an olde doctor in the towne, that professed phisicke, became a sutor to her, who was a welcome man to her father, in that he was one of the welthiest men in all Pisa; a tall stripling...
Page 132 - Beside, they open our crosse-biting, 1 our conny-catching, our traines, our traps, our gins, our snares, our subtilties: for no sooner have we a tricke of deceipt, but they make it common, singing jigs and making jeasts of us, that everie boy can point out our houses as they passe by.
Page 98 - Lionello was faine to staye in the drifatte till the olde churle was in bed with his wife ; and then the maide let him out at a backe doore, who went home with a flea in his eare to his lodging. Well, the next day he went againe to meete his doctor, whome he found in his wonted walke.
Page 101 - I went to the grange-house, where I was appointed to come, and I was no sooner gotten up the chamber, but the magicall villeine, her husband, beset the house with bils and staves, and that he might be sure no seeling nor corner should shrowde me, he set the house on fire, and so burnt it downe to the ground. Why...
Page 105 - An invective against Tarltons Newes out of Purgatorie. A merrier lest then a Clownes ligge, and fitter for Gentlemens humors. Published with the cost of a Dickar of Cowhides. London, Printed by Nicholas Okes for Nathaniel Butter, and are to be sold at the signe of the pide Bull neere to Saint Austins gate. 1608.
Page 21 - As I am So in time thou'lt be the same : My adopted son therefore be, To enjoy my clown's suit after me.' And see how it fell out. The boy, reading this, so loved Tarlton after, that regarding him with more respect...

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