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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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The Elizabethan People

Henry Thew Stephenson - England - 1910 - 412 pages
...1598, thus describes the sport. " There is a place built in the form of a theatre, which serves for baiting of bulls and bears ; they are fastened behind,...worried by great English bull-dogs ; but not without risque to the dogs from the horns of the one and the teeth of the other; and it sometimes happens they...
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The court and the London theatres during the reign of Elizabeth

Thornton Shirley Graves - Great Britain - 1913 - 93 pages
...distinguish theatres and bear gardens as to their functions. "There is still another place", he continues, "built in the form of a theatre, which serves for the baiting of bulls and bears". Yet a few lines further on, since he like Zingerling was not acquainted with the expression...
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A Book for Shakespeare Plays and Pageants: A Treasury of Elizabethan and ...

Orie Latham Hatcher - 1916 - 339 pages
...baiting at which he was present : " There is a place built in the form of a theatre which serves for baiting of bulls and bears. They are fastened behind...worried by great English bulldogs; but not without risque to the dogs from the horns of one and the teeth of the other. ... To this entertainment there...
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William Shakespeare: A Compact Documentary Life

Samuel Schoenbaum - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 384 pages
...run to less sophisticated fare than stage plays, for he dwells on a different sort of amphitheatre: 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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Shakespeare in the Present

Terence Hawkes - Drama - 2002 - 164 pages
...Hentzner's account of a visit to London makes no bones about the nature of the 'entertainment' on offer: There is still another place, built in the form of a theatre, which seives for the baiting of bears and bulls. Thev are fastened behind, and then worried by those great...
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Food in Shakespeare: Early Modern Dietaries and the Plays

Joan Fitzpatrick - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 166 pages
...shoulders".37 Another description of a bear-baiting is by Paul Hentzner, a German visitor to London: 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 and mastiffs,...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 11

Charles Knight - 1842
...still another place, built in the form of я theatre, which serves for the baiting of bears and hulls : they are fastened behind, and then worried by great...risk to the dogs, from the horns of the one and the fecth of the other ; and it sometimes happens they are killed upon the spot: fresh ones arc immediately...
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The Naturalist's Library, Volume 4

William Jardine - Science
...present at one of the performances. " There is a place built in the form of a theatre, which serves for baiting of bulls and bears ; they are fastened behind,...worried by great English bull-dogs ; but not without risk to the dogs, from the horns of the one and the teeth of the other ; and it sometimes happens they...
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Life in Shakespeare's England: A Book of Elizabethan Prose

John Dover Wilson - England - 1926 - 291 pages
...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 a theatre, which serves for the baiting of bears and bulls. They are fastened behind, and then worried by those great English dogs and mastiffs,...
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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 a Theatre, which serves far the baiting of Bulls and Bears ; they are fastened behind, and then worried by the great English...
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