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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 Sporting magazine; or Monthly calendar of the transactions of the turf ...

Sports & Recreation
...upon the spot ; fresh ones arc immediately supplied in the place of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by fíve or six men standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as...
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Nottinghamshire facts and fictions

John Potter Briscoe - 1876
...supplied in the place of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often happens that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, with whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of...
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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
...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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Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ...

George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
...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...performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whi^s, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his...
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Catalogue of the Manuscripts and Muniments of Alleyn's College of ..., Volume 1

Dulwich College, Sir George Frederic Warner, Francis B. Bickley - Manuscripts - 1881
...hanging from the ears and neck of the pony, render the scene very laughable.' Whipping the blind bear '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 his force and skill, throwing down all...
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Aungervyle society reprints [ed. by E.M. Goldsmid].

Aungervyle society - 1881
...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...circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain; he defends himself with all his force and...
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London Society, Volume 44

1883
...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...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain ' ! Skelton wrote : ' If you, therefore, go to witness a bearlight,...
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The Fleet: Its River, Prison and Marriages

John Ashton - Fleet River (London, England) - 1888 - 391 pages
...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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A Memoir of Roger Ascham

Samuel Johnson - 1890 - 252 pages
...contemporary historian, 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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Two Great Teachers: Johnson's Memoir of Roger Ascham; and Selections from ...

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Penrhyn Stanley - 1890 - 252 pages
...contemporary historian, 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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