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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 National Sports of Great Britain: Fifty Engravings with Descriptions

Henry Thomas Alken - Boxing - 1903 - 152 pages
...expressive of loathing and contempt in which to describe it — whipping a blinded bear ! This was performed by five or six men standing circularly with whips, which they exercised upon the unfortunate animal without mercy, and which he could not avoid on account of his...
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History of the London Stage and Its Famous Players: 1576-1903

Henry Barton Baker - Actors - 1904 - 557 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 on account of his chain; he defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing down all...
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A History of Theatrical Art in Ancient and Modern Times: The Shakespearean ...

Karl Mantzius - Theater - 1904
...English Dramatic Poetry, iii. p. 94. wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of a blinded bear, which is performed by five or six...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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Marlowes Edward II und Shakespeares Richard II: ein literarhistorischer ...

Maximilian Dametz - 1904 - 23 pages
...that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of a blinded bear, whieh is performed by five or six men, standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without mercy, ńs he cannot escape frorn them because of his chain; he defends hirnseif with all his force...
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Brand's Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Faiths and Folklore ..., Volume 1

John Brand, Sir Henry Ellis, William Carew Hazlitt - Fasts and feasts - 1905
...killed on the spot. Fresh ones are immediately supplied in th& place of those that are wounded or tired. To this entertainment there often follows that of...whipping a blinded bear, which is performed by five 01 six men, standing circularly, with whips, which they eierciso upon nim without any mercy, as he...
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The England and Holland of the Pilgrims

Henry Martyn Dexter, Morton Dexter - Dissenters, Religious - 1905 - 673 pages
...baiting of Bulls and Bears, they are fastened behind, and then worried by great English bull-dogs. . . . To this entertainment there often follows that of whipping a blinded Bear. All this continued far into the seventeenth century. The ducking-stool, also, and the scold's bridle,...
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Yale Studies in English, Volumes 31-32

1906
...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...whips, which they exercise upon him without any mercy.' Cf. the account of Ordish, London Theatres, pp. 237 ff., drawn from the Alleyn Papers. There is an...
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Epicoene: Or, The Silent Woman

Ben Jonson - Inheritance and succession - 1906 - 309 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...which they exercise • upon him without any mercy.' Cf. the account of Ordish, London Theatres, pp. 237 ff., drawn from the Alleyn Papers. There is an...
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Old English Sports

Frederick William Hackwood - Sports - 1907 - 361 pages
...another inhuman diversion. This was known as " Whipping the Blind Bear " ; and as described it was " performed by five or six men standing circularly with whips, which they exercise upon him without mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain. He defends himself with all his force and skill, throwing...
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Poetaster

Ben Jonson, Thomas Dekker - 1913 - 456 pages
...Library for these books.) 387, 268. Whipping of the blinde-Beare. " To this entertainment [bear-baiting] there often follows that of whipping a blinded bear,...six men standing circularly with whips which they can exercise upon him without any mercy, as he cannot escape because of his chain.'' Hentzner, Itinerary,...
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