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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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The sports and pastimes of the people of England ...

Joseph Strutt - England - 1838 - 420 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...performed by five or six men standing circularly with whipo, which they exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain; he...
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The Sporting review, ed. by 'Craven'.

John William Carleton
...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...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of bis chain ; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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Family Magazine: Or Monthly Abstract of General Knowledge, Volume 7

1840
...Hentzner after describing the baiting of bull and bears adds, ' To this entertainment there с Чeп follows that of whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six men, standing circular with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because...
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Observations on Popular Antiquities: Chiefly Illustrating the ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis - Christian antiquities - 1841
...tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a hlinded hear, which is performed hy five or six men, standing circularly, with whips,...exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape from them hecause of his chain. He defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of ..., Volume 2; Volume 11

1842
...circularly with whips, which they 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 who come within his reach and are not active enough to get out of it, and tearing the whips out of...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...still more inhuman pastime: — "To this enterlainmcnt, there often follows that of whipping a blinrted an from them because of his chain ; he defends himself with all liis force and skill, throwing down all...
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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and instruction ...

Anna Maria Hall
...on the spot ; fresh ones are immediately supplicd in the place 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 eireularly with whips, which they excreise upon him without any merey, as he eannot eseape from them...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 26

Families - 1847
...matter of a goodly reliefe," &c. Paul Hentzner, after describing the baiting of bulls and bears, adds, " To this entertainment there often follows that of...standing circularly with whips, which they exercise on him without mercy, as he cannot escape from them because of his chain. At this spectacle, and every...
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Observations on the popular antiquities of Great Britain: chiefly ..., Volume 2

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - Christian antiquities - 1849
...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 1 Description of London, edited by Dr. Pegge, 1772, p. 50. In Misson's Memoirs and Observations in...
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The Good Old Times of Queen Bess

Edwin Paxton Hood - Great Britain - 1851 - 215 pages
...amusements. Hentzner, after describing a bear-baiting, says, " to this entertainment there followed another, that of whipping a blinded bear ; which is performed...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...
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