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" His father was a Butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours, that when he was a boy he exercised his father's Trade, but when he kill'da Calfe he would doe it in a high style, and make a Speech. "
'Brief Lives': I-Y - Page 228
by John Aubrey, Andrew Clark - 1898
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens, John Bell - 1788
...question, will be in no pain about their credit. " William Shakspere's father was a butcher — while he was a boy he exercised his father's trade ; but, when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William being inclined naturally...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...question, will be in no pain about their credit. " William Shakspeare's father was a butcher,—while he was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William and Selden, by their...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 8

1816
...the Ashmolean Museum, at Oxford MR. vriLtTAH SHAESFEAHS. " WILLIAM SHAESPEARE'S father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore, by some of the neighbours,...a boy he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William being inclined naturally...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: In Twenty-one Volumes, with the ..., Volume 3

William Shakespeare, Samuel Johnson, George Steevens - 1813
...WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE. *' William Shakespeare's father was a butcher, andlhave been told heretoforebysomeof the neighbours, that when he was a boy, he exercised his father's trade ; but when he killed a calfe, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William, being inclined naturally...
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Remarks on the life and writings of William Shakspeare

John Britton - 1814
...William Shakespear was borne at Slratford-upon-Avon, in the county of Warwick : his father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours,...a high style and make a speech. There was at that lime another butcher's son in this towne, that was beide not at all inferior to him for a naturall...
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The Beauties of England and Wales, or, Delineations ..., Volume 15, Part 1

John Britton, Edward Wedlake Brayley, Joseph Nightingale, James Norris Brewer, John Evans, John Hodgson, Francis Charles Laird, Frederic Shoberl, John Bigland, Thomas Rees, Thomas Hood, John Harris - Architecture - 1814
...these curious papers oceur the following passages : — " William Shakspeare's father was a butcher, and I have been told, heretofore, by some of the neighbours,...a boy he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf he would dp it in a high style, and make a speech. This William, being naturally inclined...
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Shakspeare in seven volumes

William Shakespeare, John Britton, Samuel Johnson, Charles Whittingham - 1814
...William Shakespear was borne at Slratford-upon-Avon, in the county of Warwick : bis father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours,...was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when be kiU'da calfe he would doe it in a high style and make a speech. There was at that lime another butcher's...
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The dramatic works of William Shakspeare. Whittingham's ed

William Shakespeare - 1814
...William Shakespear was borne at Slratford-upon-Avon, in the county of Warwick : his father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours, that when he was a boy be exercised his father's trade, but when he kill'da calfe he would doe it in a high style and make...
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A topographical and historical description of the county of Warwick

James Norris Brewer - 1820
...these carious papers occur the following passages: — "William Shakspeare's father was a butcher, and I have been told, heretofore, by some of the neighbours,...a boy he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf he would do it in a high style, and make a speech. This William, being naturally inclined...
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The Drama, Or, Theatrical Pocket Magazine, Volume 1

Theater - 1821
...expressly says — " SIIAKSPEAHE'S father was a butcher ; and I have been told heretofore," he adds, " that when he was a boy, he exercised his father's trade ; but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style, and make a speech ; there was at that time another butcher's...
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