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" King Henry making a masque at the Cardinal .Wolsey's house, and certain cannons being shot off at his entry, some of the paper or other stuff wherewith one of them was stopped did light on the thatch; where, being thought at first but an idle... "
The Progresses, Processions, and Magnificent Festivities, of King James the ... - Page 159
by John Nichols - 1828 - 609 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 82, Part 1

Early English newspapers - 1812
...thatch, where, being thought at first but an idle smoke, and their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round like a train, consuming,...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground. This Wits the fatal period of that virtuous fabrique, wherein nothing did perish hut ^ood and straw,...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 2

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - Actors - 1812
...thatch, where, being thought at first but an idle smoke, and their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round like a train, consuming,...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrique, wherein nothing did perish but wood and straw,...
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Names of dramas: A-L

David Erskine Baker, Isaac Reed, Stephen Jones - English drama - 1812
...eyes more attentive to the " show, it kindled inwardly, and " ran round like a train, consum" ing, within less than an hour, " the whole house to the very "ground. This was the fatal pe"" riod of that virtuous fabrique, " wherein nothing did perish but " wood and...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...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...less than an hour the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...
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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
...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...less than an hour the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...
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The works of Shakspeare: from the text of Johnson, Steevens, and Reed

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, Isaac Reed, George Steevens - 1825 - 896 pages
...thatch, where being thought at first but an idle smoak, and their eyes more attentive to the show, ther poets there is much talk that only fills up time upon the stage ; but the general system This was the fatal period of that • ;rluou« fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but woo 1 and...
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History of the counties of Surrey and Sussex

Thomas Allen - 1829
...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...less than an hour the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...
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Literary and Graphical Illustrations of Shakespeare, and the British Drama ...

English drama, 18th century - 1831 - 204 pages
...thatch ; where, being thought at first but an idle smoke, and their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round like a train, consuming,...than an hour, the whole house to the very ground." Dr. Johnson suggested that the present Prologue and Epilogue were written by Ben Jonson ; in which...
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The history of English dramatic poetry to the time of Shakespeare ..., Volume 3

John Payne Collier - English drama - 1831
...thatch, where, being thought at first but an ' idle smoke, and their eyes more attentive to the ' show, it kindled inwardly, and ran round like a ' train,...within less than an hour, the ' whole house to the very grounds. This was the ' fatal period of that virtuous fabric, wherein yet ' nothing did perish but...
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A history of the county of Surrey: comprising every object of ..., Volume 1

Thomas Allen - Surrey (England) - 1831
...at first but an idle smoak, and their eyes more attentive to the show, it kindled inwardly, and rart round like a train, consuming within less than an hour the whole house to the very ground. This was the fatal period of that virtuous fabrick, wherein yet nothing did perish but wood and straw,...
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