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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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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1906 - 870 pages
...Gloucestershire archdeacon of the seventeenth century named Davies, who describes Shakespeare as ' much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir Lucy, who had him whipt, and at last made him fly his native country to his great advancement. But...
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Provincial Letters: And Other Papers

Henry Charles Beeching - 1906 - 364 pages
...Gloucestershire archdeacon of the seventeenth century named Davies, who describes Shakespeare as " much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from 1 See letter from Mr. T. Le Marchant Douse, in Times (supplement), April 21, 1905. Sir-Lucy, who had...
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The Works of William Shakespeare...

William Shakespeare - 1907 - 476 pages
...the playhouse as a serviture." (Notes of a Visit to Stratford, 1693.) Archdeacon Davies's account : "Much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sr . . . Lucy, who had him oft whipt and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native...
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Lives of Great English Writers from Chaucer to Browning

Walter Swain Hinchman, Francis Barton Gummere - 1908 - 616 pages
...that the prosecution was renewed, and the budding poet fled to London. Davies says 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 own advancement."...
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Old England: Her Story Mirrored in Her Scenes

Walter Shaw Sparrow - 1908 - 714 pages
...century, confirms the tradition by independent testimony, and adds a few details : item, that the poet " was much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir Thomas Lucy " ; item, that Sir Thomas "had him oft whipt, and sometimes imprisoned " ; and so we may be pretty...
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The Aldus Shakespeare: With Copious Notes and Comments, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1909 - 244 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 his Justice Clodpate, and...
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William Shakespeare, Player, Playmaker, and Poet: A Reply to Mr. George ...

Henry Charles Beeching - 1909 - 130 pages
...not power to make himself unpleasant. seventeenth century named Davies, who describes Shakespeare as "much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir-Lucy, who had him whipt, and at last made him fly his native country to his great advancement....
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In Re Shakespeare: Beeching V. Greenwood; Rejoinder on Behalf of the Defendant

Sir Granville George Greenwood - 1909 - 172 pages
...unluckinesse in stealing venison and rabbits particularly from Sr . . . Lucy, who had him oft whipt, and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made him fly his native country," etc. Canon Beeching (p. 54), though purporting to give us a quotation, omits the words in italics....
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The Life of William Shakespeare Expurgated

William Leavitt Stoddard - 1910 - 110 pages
...corresponding numerals in the Bibliography at the back of the book. rabbits, particularly from Sir ... Lucy, who had him oft whipped and sometimes imprisoned,...him fly his native country to his great advancement, but his revenge was so great that he is his Justice Clodpate* and calls him a great man, and that in...
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Shakespeare: A Study

Darrell Figgis - 1911 - 370 pages
...deer-stealing"; and this is supported by the local testimony of Archdeacon Davies, who declared that he "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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