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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 New Grant White Shakespeare: Memoirs. Essay on Shakespeare's genius. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1912 - 430 pages
...all 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, to his great advancement : but his revenge was so great that he is his Justice Clodpate, and calls him a great man, and that...
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Shakespeare & Stratford

Henry Charles Shelley - 1913 - 256 pages
...Shakespeare : " 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 county, to his great advancement. But his revenge was so great that he is his Justice Clodpate, and...
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The Merry Wives of Windsor

William Shakespeare - 1913 - 194 pages
...all 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 to his great Advancement, but his reveng was so great that he is his Justice Clodpate, and calls him a great man and that in...
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The Sonnets of William Shakespeare: New Light and Old Evidence

Clara Longworth comtesse de Chambrun - 1913 - 332 pages
...all unluckinesse in stealing venison and rabbits particularly from Sr. Lucy who had him often whipt and sometimes imprisoned, and at last made 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 & Stratford

Henry Charles Shelley - 1913 - 258 pages
...Gloucestershire rector, who made the following note in a manuscript account of the life of Shakespeare : " 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 county,...
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Highways and Byways in Shakespeare's Country

William Holden Hutton - 1914 - 480 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 ; but his reveng was so great that he is his Justice Clodpate, and calls him a great man, and that...
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The Life of William Shakspere: Ter-centennial Address

Willard Gibson Day - 1916 - 40 pages
...stupid wiseacre set down for him the generation following. These were his words: "William Shakespeare, much given to all unluckiness, in stealing venison and rabbits, particularly from Sir Lucy; who oft had him whipt, and sometimes imprisoned; and at last made him fly his native country,...
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Shakespeare: The Personal Phase

William Hall Chapman - 1920 - 470 pages
...I cannot agree with his first biographer that Will was a game thief, or as Archdeacon Davies says, was "much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison...who had him oft whipped and sometimes imprisoned." Now is it a fact that getting into scrapes is common enough to young fellows like Shakspere that had...
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Shakespeare's Self

William Teignmouth Shore - 1920 - 200 pages
...1708, by the Reverend Richard Davies, vicar of Sapperton in Gloucestershire, who 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 great advancement."...
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An Image of Shakespeare

Frank James Mathew - 1922 - 460 pages
...William Fulman before 1688, " much given to all unluckiness in stealing venison and rabbits from Sir Lucy, who had him oft whipped and 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 calls...
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