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" ... out by a peal of chambers (that I know not upon what occasion were to be used in the play), the tampin or stopple of one of them lighting in the thatch that covered the house... "
Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings ... - Page 253
by Joseph Quincy Adams - 1917 - 473 pages
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Southwark and Its Story

Mrs. Edmund Boger - Southwark (London, England) - 1881 - 236 pages
...house, burn'd it down to the ground, with a dwelling-houi-e adjoining, and it was a great marvaile and a fair grace of God that the people had so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out." In 1613 was entered in the Stationers books "A doleful ballad of the general conflagration of...
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The Antiquarian Magazine & Bibliographer, Volume 8

Historiography
...cloaks, and one man had his breeches set on fire." Another letter : " But it was a great marvel and grace of God that the people had so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out " — no life was lost In those times, and even down to my own, anything a little extraordinary...
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London, past and present: its history, associations, and traditions, Volume 2

Henry Benjamin Wheatley, Peter Cunningham - History - 1891
...to the ground in less than two hours, with a dwelling-house adjoining; and it was a great marvaile and fair grace of God that the people had so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out.—Chamberlaim to Sir Ralph Winwood, July 8, 1613. The Globe, the glory of the Bank ! Which though...
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The famous history of the life of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1891 - 176 pages
...to the Ground in less than two Hours, with a Dwelling-house adjoyning ; and it was a great Marvaile and fair Grace of God that the People had so little Harm, having but two narrow Doors to get out.' Winwood's Memorials, ed. Sawyer, iii. 469. Ben Jonson, though this is disputed by Gifford, was...
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Old and New London: The southern suburbs

Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - London (England). - 1893
...the ground in less than two hours, with a dwellinghouse adjoyning ; and it was a great marvaile and a fair grace of God that the people had so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out." In 1613 was entered in the Stationers' books, " A doleful Ballad of the General Conflagration...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 11

Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin - English literature - 1895
...thatch that covered the house, burnt it to the ground in less than two hours, with a dwelling-house adjoining, and it was a great marvel and fair grace...so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out." Ben Jonson was, perhaps, among those who escaped, for he may speak literally and not only with...
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The Plays of Shakspeare, Volume 12

William Shakespeare - 1897
...thatch that covered the house, burnt it to the ground in less than two hours, with a dwelling-house adjoining, and it was a great marvel and fair grace...so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out." Ben Jonson was perhaps among those who escaped, for he may speak literally and not only with...
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The Plays of Shakespeare, Volume 17

William Shakespeare, Henry Morley - Drama - 1897
...thatch that covered the house, burnt it to the ground in less than two hours, with a dwelling-house adjoining, and it was a great marvel and fair grace...so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out." Library, that he " saw " also this one amoiicr the fiery god's misdeeds. " But 0, those reeds...
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King Richard III: With The Tragedie of Richard, Duke of Yorke ... ; [and ...

William Shakespeare - 1897 - 384 pages
...thatch that covered the house, burnt it to the ground in less than two hours, with a dwelling-house adjoining, and it was a great marvel and fair grace...so little harm, having but two narrow doors to get out." Library, that he " saw " also this one amonsr the fiery god's misdeeds. " But 0, those reeds...
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