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" And though this, probably the first essay of his poetry, be lost, yet it is said to have been so very bitter, that it redoubled the prosecution against him to that degree that he was obliged to leave his business and family in Warwickshire for some time,... "
The Works of William Shakespeare - Page 7
by William Shakespeare - 1810
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Reliques of Stratford-on-Avon: A Souvenir of Shakespeare's Home

Stratford-upon-Avon (England) - 1902 - 42 pages
...prosecuted by this gentleman, as he thought, somewhat too severely, and, in order to revenge that ill-usage, he made a ballad upon him ; and though this, probably...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London." The date of his leaving Stratford must have been near February, 1585, for in this month his twin children,...
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In Shakespere's England

Mrs. F. S. Boas - England - 1903 - 296 pages
...prosecuted by that gentleman, as he thought somewhat too severely ; and in order to revenge that illusage, he made a ballad upon him, and though this, probably...degree that he was obliged to leave his business and friends in Warwickshire and shelter himself in London." Well can we imagine the anger of the slow-witted...
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...somewhat too severely; and in order to revenge that ill usage, he made a ballad upon him. And tho' this, probably the first essay of his Poetry, be lost,...prosecution against him to that degree, that he was oblig'd to leave his business and family in Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London....
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Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare

David Nichol Smith - 1903 - 358 pages
...somewhat too severely ; and in order to revenge that ill usage, he made a ballad upon him. And tho' this, probably the first essay of his Poetry, be lost,...prosecution against him to that degree, that he was oblig'd to leave his business and family in Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London....
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Shakespeare, the Man and His Works: Being All the Subject Matter about ...

1904 - 366 pages
...deer-stealing, engaged him more than once in robbing a park that belonged to Sir Thomas Lucy, of Charlecote, near Stratford. For this he was prosecuted by that...Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London. —ROWE, NICHOLAS, 1709, Some Account of the Life of William Shakespeare. Thou, soft-flowing Avon,...
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A Life of William Shakespeare

William James Rolfe - Dramatists, English - 1904 - 551 pages
...prosecuted by that gentleman, as he thought, somewhat too severely, and, in order to revenge that ill-usage, he made a ballad upon him; and though this, probably...degree that he was obliged to leave his business and his family in War wickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London." Another version is given...
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William Shakespeare, His Family and Friends

Charles Isaac Elton, Andrew Lang - Dramatists, English - 1904 - 521 pages
...to revenge that ill-usage made a ballad upon him; "this, probably the first essay of his poetry ... is said to have been so very bitter that it redoubled...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London." 1 The first stanza of the libel made a semi-public appearance in 1753, when Oldys was a prisoner for...
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William Shakespeare, His Family and Friends

Charles Isaac Elton, Andrew Lang - Dramatists, English - 1904 - 521 pages
...to revenge that ill-usage made a ballad upon him; "this, probably the first essay of his poetry ... is said to have been so very bitter that it redoubled...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London."1 The first stanza of the libel made a semi-public appearance in 1753, when Oldys was a prisoner...
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Shakespeare's Marriage, His Departure from Stratford and Other Incidents in ...

Joseph William Gray - Dramatists, English - 1905 - 285 pages
...somewhat too severely ; and in order to revenge that ill usage, he made a ballad upon him. And tho' this, probably the first essay of his poetry, be lost,...prosecution against him to that degree, that he was oblig'd to leave his business and family in Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London....
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Famous Introductions to Shakespeare's Plays by the Notable Editors of the ...

Beverley Ellison Warner - Drama - 1906 - 268 pages
...thought, somewhat too severely ; and in order to revenge that ill usage, he made a ballad upon him.3 And though this, probably the first essay of his poetry,...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London.4 It is at this time, and upon this accident, that he is said to have made his first acquaintance...
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