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" He was much given to all unluckiness, in stealing venison and rabbits ; particularly from Sir Lucy, who had him oft whipped, and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native country, to his great advancement. "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 240
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Stratford-on-Avon: From the Earliest Times to the Death of Shakespeare

Sir Sidney Lee - 1890 - 330 pages
...of Saperton, Gloucestershire, late in the seventeenth century, is to the effect that Shakespeare " was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native county to his great advancement." The soundest scholar among Shakespeare's biographers — Mr. Halliwell-Phillipps...
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The Life of Shakespeare: Copied from the Best Sources, Without Comment

Daniel Webster Wilder - 1893 - 238 pages
...Gloucester, and who died there in the year 1708. According to this authority the future great dramatist was ' much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native county, to his great advancement ; but his revenge was so great that he is Justice Clodpate, and calls...
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The Poems of Shakespeare: With a Memoir

William Shakespeare - 1894 - 392 pages
...unluckinesse, in stealing venison and rabbits ; particularly from Sir Lucy, who had him oft whipt, and sometimes imprisoned, and at last, made him fly his native country, to his great advancement. But his reveng was so great that he is his Justice Clodpate ; and calls him a great man, and that,...
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Shakespeare, Puritan and Recusant

Thomas Carter - 1897 - 232 pages
...testimony than that repeated by Rowe. According to him, Shakespeare was given " to all unluckinesse in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from...who had him oft whipped and sometimes imprisoned." Here the archdeacon enables us to test the veracity of the statement he makes, for, on questions of...
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The Diary of Master William Silence: A Study of Shakespeare & of Elizabethan ...

Dodgson Hamilton Madden - 1897 - 408 pages
...all unluckinesse in stealing venison and rabbits ; particularly from Sir Lucy, who had him oft whipt and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native country to his great advancement.' It was generally said at Stratford that his wife and children remained there, and that when his fortunes...
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A Life of William Shakespeare

Sir Sidney Lee - 1898 - 536 pages
...of Saperton, Gloucestershire, late in the seventeenth century, is to the effect that Shakespeare ' was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...particularly from Sir Thomas Lucy, who had him oft whipt, and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native county to his great advancement.'...
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Testimony of the Sonnets as to the Authorship of the Shakespearean Plays and ...

Jesse Johnson - 1899 - 136 pages
...of Saperton, Gloucestershire, late in the seventeenth century, is to the effect that Shakespeare " was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...particularly from Sir Thomas Lucy, who had him oft whipt, and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native county to his great advancement."...
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Shaksper Not Shakespeare

William Henry Edwards - 1900 - 534 pages
...dramatist was 'much given to all uuluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir William Lucy, who had him oft whipped, and sometimes imprisoned,...him fly his native country to his great advancement' .... It is evident therefore from the independent testimonies of Rowe and Davies that the deer-stealing...
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Shakespeare's Life and Work

Sir Sidney Lee - 1900 - 270 pages
...vicar of Saperton, Gloucestershire, late in the seventeenth century, is to the effect that Shakespeare 'was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...particularly from Sir Thomas Lucy, who had him oft whipt, and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native county to his great advancement.'...
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The Tragedy of Sir Francis Bacon: An Appeal for Further Investigation and ...

Harold Bayley - 1902 - 334 pages
...was vicar of Saperton, Gloucester, late in the seventeenth century, is to the efFedl that Shakespeare 'was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...particularly from Sir Thomas Lucy, who had him oft whipt and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native country, to his great advancement.'"...
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