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" 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 chain. He defends... "
The Elizabethan Hamlet: A Study of the Sources, and of Shaksperes̓ ... - Page 34
by John Corbin - 1895 - 91 pages
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...still more inhuman pastime: — "To this enterlainmcnt, there often follows that of whipping a blinrted : h j9 2P a D = /{`ӄ .Et R ]< G T fS = EJ D G 9 8 ... b 4 #Q O ! \ i3 5 4 aӅ ik O K@` z g [ 8 J RR QT liis force and skill, throwing down all who come within his reach, and are not active enough to get...
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Shakspeare and his times

Nathan Drake - 1843 - 660 pages
...»l performed by Dve or sil men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon bun »• any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ; be defends himself *»bi •• force and skill, throw ing down all who ccmc wilhin his reach, and...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and instruction ...

Anna Maria Hall
...ones are immediately supplicd in the place of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men standing eireularly with whips, which they excreise upon him without any merey, as he eannot eseape from them...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 26

Families - 1847
...reliefe," &c. Paul Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear,...standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. At this spectacle, and every...
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Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Christian antiquities - 1849
...ones are immediately supplied in the places of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear,...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot 1 Description of London, edited by Dr. Pegge, 1772, p. 50. In Misson's Memoirs and Observations in...
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The Good Old Times of Queen Bess

Edwin Paxton Hood - Great Britain - 1851 - 215 pages
...amusements. Hentzner, after describing a bear-baiting, says, " to this entertainment there followed another, that of whipping a blinded bear ; which is performed...standing circularly, with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. He defends himself with all...
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Bentley's miscellany

1851
...after describing from observation a very spirited and bloody baiting, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by live or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as...
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The cruet stand, select pieces of prose and poetry

C. Gough - 1853
...baiting of bulls and bears, adds : — " To this entertainment there follows that of whipping a blind bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circularly, with whips, which they exercise on htm without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. He defends himself with all...
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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - 1854
...beheaded in the Tower. five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them, because of his...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...
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The Englishwoman's domestic magazine. [Imperf. With] Supplemental fashions ...

...still more savage and inhuman practice of whipping blinded bears very frequently took place. This was performed by five or six men standing circularly with whips, which they exercised without mercy. Poor Bruin could not, of course, escape, because of his chain, and all the...
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