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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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Bentley's miscellany

1851
...the same kind. Hentzer, 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
...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 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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Ten thousand wonderful things

Edmund Fillingham King - 1859
...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...standing circularly with whips, which they exercise uoon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because o± his chain. He defends himself...
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Traits and anecdotes of animals

William White Cooper - Nature - 1861
...the same kind. Hentzer, after describing from observation a very spirited and bloody baiting, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of...because of his chain. He defends himself with all his strength and skill, throwing down all that come within his reach, and are not active enough to get...
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Events to be remembered in the history of England

Charles Selby - 1864
...animals. 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. He defends himself with...
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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
...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...bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing in a circle with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy ; although he cannot escape...
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Researches Into the History of the British Dog: From Ancient Laws ..., Volume 2

George Richard Jesse - Dogs - 1866
...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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The advanced lesson book, by E.T. Stevens and C. Hole

Edward Thomas Stevens - 1866
...animals. Heutzner, 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. He defends himself with...
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