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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... "
A Book for Shakespeare Plays and Pageants: A Treasury of Elizabethan and ... - Page 190
by Orie Latham Hatcher - 1916 - 339 pages
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The Circulator of useful knowledge, amusement, literature, science and ...

1825
...amusement. Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, " To this entertainment there follows that of whipping a blinded bear ; which :is...standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain." A less cruel, but not more...
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The New sporting magazine

1869
...upon the spot ; fresh ones are immediately supplied in the place of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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Festivals, Games, and Amusements, Ancient and Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 382 pages
...matter of a goodly reliefe, &c." Paul Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of...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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Festivals, Games & Amusements, Ancient & Modern

Horace Smith - Amusements - 1831 - 355 pages
...matter of a goodly reliefe," &c. Paul Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears) adds, " To this, entertainment there often follows that of....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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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 103, Part 1; Volume 153

Early English newspapers - 1833
...of which accident have been amplified on by honest William. Whipping the blind bear, says Hentzner, is performed by five or six men standing circularly...exercise upon him without any mercy ; as he cannot escape from them because of his chain, he defends himself with all bis force and skill, throwing down all...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 103, Part 1; Volume 153

Early English newspapers - 1833
...circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy; as he cannot escape from them because of his chain, he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all who come within his reach, and are not active enough to get out of it, and tearing the whips out of...
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Festivals, games, and amusements: ancient and modern

Horace Smith, Samuel Woodworth - Games - 1836 - 355 pages
...matter of a goodly reliefe," &c. Paul Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of...five or six men standing circularly with whips, which thuy exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. At this spectacle,...
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The sports and pastimes of the people of England: Including the rural and ...

Joseph Strutt, William Hone - Games - 1838 - 420 pages
...on the spot; fresh ones are immediately supplied in the places of those that are wounded or tired*.- To this entertainment there often follows that of...of his chain; he defends himself with all his force ;ind skill, throwing 1 down all that come within " O his reach, and are not active enough to get out...
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The Sportsman

1869
...upon the spot ; fresh ones are immediately supplied in the place of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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Shakspeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet, Criticisms on ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1838 - 660 pages
...adds an account of a slill more inhuman pastime: "To this cnterlainmcnt, (here often follows (hat of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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