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" ... only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit put it out with bottle ale. "
The plays and poems of William Shakspeare - Page 67
by William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
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Tragedies

William Shakespeare - 1870
...a few forsaken cloaks : only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." Here, then, is a new play described, " representing some principal pieces of the reign of Henry VIII....
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KING HENRY THE EIGHTH

1872
...a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." Howes, in his continuation of Stowe's " Annales," written some time after the fire (since he speaks...
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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 210 pages
...a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale.v Howes, in his continuation of Stowe's " Annales," written some time after the fire (since he...
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Abhandlungen zu Shakespeare

Karl Friedrich Elze - 1877
...a few forsaken eloaks; ouly one man had his breeehes set on fire, that would perhaps }cave broiled him, if he had not , by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale' 1 Dass übrigens der angerichtete Schaden keineswegs so geringfügig war, wie ihn Sir Henry mit satirischer...
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Shakspeare and His Contemporaries: Together with the Plots of His Plays ...

William Tegg - 1879 - 244 pages
...fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have...by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with a bottle of ale." This., being the only mishap worth mentioning on the occasion, must surely have been...
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
...fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have...by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with a bottle of ale." From a letter of Mr. John Chamberlaine to Sir Ralph Winwood, dated July 8, 1613,...
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Southwark and its story

Charlotte G. Boger - 1881
...fabric wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have...by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with a bottle of ale." From a letter of Mr. John Chamberlaine to Sir Ralph Winwood, dated July 8th, 1613,...
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Southwark and Its Story

Mrs. Edmund Boger - Southwark (London, England) - 1881 - 236 pages
...fabric wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have...by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with a bottle of ale." From a letter of Mr. John Chamberlaine to Sir Ralph Winwood, dated July 8th, 1613,...
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Shakespeare's History of King Henry the Eighth

William Shakespeare - 1881 - 210 pages
...a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." Howes, in his continuation of Stowe's " Annales," written some time after the fire (since he speaks...
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The works of Shakespeare ...

William Shakespeare - 1883
...a few forsaken cloaks : only one man had his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broiled him, if he had not, by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." From all which it would seem that the play originally had a double title, one referring to the plan, the...
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