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" ... was stopped, did light on the thatch, where being thought at first but an idle smoak, and their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round like a train, consuming within less than an hour the whole house to the very ground.... "
A history of the county of Surrey - Page 98
by Thomas Allen - 1831
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Names of Dramas: A-L

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812 - 478 pages
...of that virtuous fabrique, " wherein nothing did perish but " wood and straw, and a few for" saken cloaks ; only one man " had his breeches set on fire,...perhaps have broiled " him, if he had not, by the be" nefit of a provident wit, put it "out with bottled ale." Of thi8 piece I here is no other account...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: A-L

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812
...ground. This was the fatal pe" wherein nothing did perish but " wood and straw, and a few for" saken cloaks ; only one man " had his breeches set on fire, " that would perhaps have broiled "nefit of a provident wit, put it " him, if he had not, by the be" out with bottled ale." Of this piece...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...it.2 The exhibitions at the Globe seem to have been calculated chiefly for the lower class of people;3 the guards with their embroidered coats, and the like...perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks." From a letter of Mr. John Chamberlaine's to Sir Ralph Winwood, dated July 8, 16)3, in which this accident...
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Shakespeare and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Dramatists, English - 1817
...accident. The first written by Sir Henry Wotton, and dated July 2. 1613, concludes by asserting that " nothing did perish but wood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks;" and the second from Mr. John Chamberlaine to Sir Ralph Winwood, dated July 8. 1613, remarks, that "...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...called All is true, representing some principal pieces of the reign of Henry the Eighth, which was set forth with many extraordinary circumstances of...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broyled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." From a letter...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare

William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - Drama - 1821
...called All is true, representing some principal pieces of the reign of Henry the Eighth, which was set forth with many extraordinary circumstances of...and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man hud his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broyled him, if he had not by the benefit of...
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The plays and poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 3

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson, Edward Capell, George Steevens, Richard Farmer, Nicholas Rowe - 1821
...greatness very familiar, if not ridiculous. Now King Henry making a Masque at the Cardinal Wolsey'a house, and certain cannons being shot off at his entry,...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broyled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." From a letter...
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Excursions in the County of Surrey: Comprising Brief Historical and ...

Thomas Cromwell - NEH British History Preservation Project - 1996 - 1821 - 190 pages
...their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly and ran round like a train, consuming in less than an hour the whole house, to the very ground....perish but wood and straw and a few forsaken cloaks." It was rebuilt, however, in the next year, in a style of decoration far more costly. Contiguous were...
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Excursions in the county of Surrey [by T.K. Cromwell. With an additional ...

Thomas Kitson Cromwell - 1821
...their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly and ran round like a train, consuming in less than an hour the whole house, to. the very ground....perish but wood and straw and a few forsaken cloaks." It was rebuilt, however, in the next year, in a style of decoration far more costly. Contiguous were...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare: With the Corrections ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, James Boswell, Edmond Malone, Samuel Johnson, Mr. Theobald (Lewis), Alexander Pope, Edward Capell, Sir Thomas Hanmer, William Warburton, George Steevens, Isaac Reed - 1821
...ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but tuood and straw, and a few forsaken cloaks ; only one man...his breeches set on fire, that would perhaps have broyled him, if he had not by the benefit of a provident wit, put it out with bottle ale." From a letter...
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