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Shakespearean Playhouses: A History of English Theatres from the Beginnings ... - Page 131
by Joseph Quincy Adams - 1917 - 473 pages
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England as Seen by Foreigners in the Days of Elizabeth & James the First ...

William Brenchley Rye, Friedrich I (Duke of Württemberg) - Great Britain - 1865 - 300 pages
...with glass windows, painting and carving; it is kept upon dry ground, and sheltered from the weather. There is still another place, built in the form of a Theatre, which serves for the baiting of bears and bulls : they are fastened behind, and then worried by those great English dogs (quos lingua...
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Researches Into the History of the British Dog: From Ancient Laws ..., Volume 2

George Richard Jesse - Dogs - 1866
...also Froissart, vol. iv. chap. 64, for the manners and customs of the Irish. London, remarks,1 — " There is still another Place, built in the Form of...by great English Bull-dogs; but not without great Risque to the Dogs, from the Horns of the one, and the Teeth of the other ; and it sometimes happens...
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Nottinghamshire facts and fictions

John Potter Briscoe - 1876
...visited this country in 1698, thus describes the place and brutal sport of bear baiting :— " There is a place built in the form of a theatre, which serves...worried by great English bulldogs; but not without great risque to the dogs, from the horns of the one and the teeth of the other : and it sometimes happens...
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The Book of the Thames: From Its Rise to Its Fall

Mrs. S. C. Hall - Thames River (England) - 1877 - 460 pages
...by Paul Hentzner, a German, who visited it in 1598. He says it was "built in the form of a theatre, for the baiting of bulls and bears: they are fastened...great risk to the dogs, from the horns of the one, Paris Garden. and the teeth of the other; and it sometimes happens they are killed upon the spot; fresh...
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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
...excellent music, a variety of dances, amid the excessive applause of those that are present. There is also another place, built in the form of a theatre, which serves for the baiting of bulls and of bears ; they are fastened behind, and then worried by great English bull-dogs, but not without great...
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Aungervyle society reprints [ed. by E.M. Goldsmid].

Aungervyle society - 1881
...with Glass Windows, Painting, and Gilding; it is kept upon dry Ground, and sheltered from the weather. There is still another place, built in the form of...by great English bull-dogs; but not without great risque to the dogs, from the horns of the one, and the teeth of the other; and it sometimes happens...
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London Society, Volume 44

1883
...excellent music, a variety of dances, amid the excessive applause of those present. There is al»o another place, built in the form of a theatre, which serves for the baiting of bulls and of bears ; they are fastened behind, and then worried by great English bull-dogs, but not without great...
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The Fleet: Its River, Prison and Marriages

John Ashton - Fleet River (London, England) - 1888 - 391 pages
...the Danish Ambassador. Paul Hentzner, who visited England in 1598, speaking of this sport, says: — "There is still another Place, built in the Form of...Bears ; they are fastened behind, and then worried by the great English Bull dogs ; but not without great Risque to the Dogs, from the Horns of the one,...
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London, Past and Present: Its History, Associations, and Traditions, Volume 1

Henry Benjamin Wheatley - London (England) - 1891
...of beastes than in the works of mercy, which ought to be the Sabbath day's exercise." — Annales. There is still another place built in the form of...by great English bull-dogs ; but not without great risque to the dogs, from the horns of the one and the teeth of the other ; and it sometimes happens...
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The Elizabethan Hamlet: A Study of the Sources, and of Shaksperes̓ ...

John Corbin - 1895 - 91 pages
...England i 1598, describes the manner of bear baiting. ' There is still another place,' he records, ' built in the form of a Theatre, which serves for the baiting of Bulls and Bears, they are fastned behind, and then worried by great English bull-dogs; but not without great risque to the dogs,...
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