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" A log of wood is brought into the midst of the room : this is Dun (the cart-horse}, and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated attempts, they find themselves... "
The Works of John Webster - Page 54
by John Webster, Alexander Dyce - 1880
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The Dramatic Works of Thomas Dekker: The honest whore. 1604. The second part ...

Thomas Dekker - 1873
...merriment arifes from the awkward and affected efforts of the nifties to lift the log, and from fundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes." — Note on Ben Jonfon's Works, vol. vii. p. 283. PAGE 312. Feare not me, for a veny or two. Veny, or •venue, a technical...
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Lancashire Legends,traditions,pageants,sports &c.,with an Appendix ...

John Harland - 1873 - 283 pages
...course ; the fun consisting in the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. Chaucer and Ben Johnson have references to it. Shoot-cock is the same with our shuttlecock ; was played...
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Lancashire legends, traditions, pageants, sports, &c., with an appendix ...

John Harland, Thomas Turner Wilkinson - English literature - 1873 - 283 pages
...course ; the fun consisting in the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. Chaucer and Ben Johnson have references to it. Shoot-cock is the same with our shuttlecock ; was played...
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Works, Volume 7

1875
...cart-horse,) and a cry is raised, that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it ;...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 7

William Gifford - English drama - 1875
...extricated of course ; and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lifi the log, and from sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it ;...
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The Works of Ben Jonson: With Notes Critical and Explanatory, and ..., Volume 2

Francis Cunningham - 1875
...extricated of course ; and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lifi the log, and from sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it ;...
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The Works of William Shakespeare: Glossary

William Shakespeare - 1876 - 1124 pages
...(the cart-horse), and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Note on Jonson's Works, vol. vii. p. 283. dup, to do up, to open : dupp'd the chamber-door, vii. 181. (In Harman's...
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The Works of John Webster: With Some Account of the Author, and Notes

John Webster - 1877 - 383 pages
...the awkward and affected eHbrte of the rustic» to lift the log, and from sundry arch •ontrivancos to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes." Note on lien Jonson's Worts, vol. vii. p. 283. Jutt. Where will you meet ¡'the morning 1 Sir Got. At some...
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Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet

William Shakespeare - 1881 - 222 pages
...(the cart-horse), and a cry is raised that he is stuck in the mire. Two of the company advance, either with or without ropes, to draw him out. After repeated...to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes. This will not be thought a very exquisite amusement ; and yet I have seen much honest mirth at it."...
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The Works of Shakespeare: the Text Carefully Restored According to the First ...

William Shakespeare - English drama - 1883
...and the merriment arises from the awkward and affected efforts of the rustics to lift the log, and sundry arch contrivances to let the ends of it fall on one another's toes." 10 The quartos of 1599 and 1609 have, " Or save you reverence love ; " the folio, " Or save your reverence...
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