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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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An Introduction to English Literature

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1907 - 656 pages
...that gentleman [Lucy], as he thought, somewhat too severely; and, in order to revenge the ill-usage, he made a ballad upon him. And though this, probably...Warwickshire for some time and shelter himself in London."1 This story is probably not without, some foundation; but, in any case, Shakespeare's establishment...
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Caxton (1422) to Walton (1593)

Sir William Robertson Nicoll, Thomas Seccombe - English literature - 1907
...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...obliged to leave his business and family in Warwickshire and shelter himself in London." Whether it be true or no, as a local parson, Richard Davies, who died...
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The Aldus Shakespeare: With Copious Notes and Comments, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1909
...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...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London." If we accept this narrative, which is the most reliable account of the incident that has been preserved,...
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680-1638

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1910
...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...business and family in Warwickshire, for some time, and shefter himself in London.— ROWE, NICHOLAS, 1709, Some Account of the Life of William Shakespeare....
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The Merry Wives of Windsor, Volume 21

William Shakespeare - Falstaff, John, Sir (Fictitious character) - 1913 - 157 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." Later, in commenting upon Shakespeare's creation of Falstaff, Rowe says, " Amongst other extravagancies,...
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Shakespeare & Stratford

Henry Charles Shelley - Stratford-upon-Avon (England) - 1913 - 206 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...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London." Rowe, it will be observed, specifically states that the offending ballad which the poet wrote, and,...
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The Merchant of Venice

William Shakespeare - Jews - 1917 - 293 pages
...ill-usage, he made a ballad upon him, and though this, probably the first essay of his poetry, be lost 133 yet it is said to have been so very bitter that it...obliged to leave his business and family in Warwickshire and shelter himself in London." No trace of this ballad has been found ; indeed, the whole story rests...
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The Second Part of Henry the Fourth, Part 2

William Shakespeare - 1918 - 177 pages
...he thought, somewhat too severely ; and, in order to revenge that > Henry V, v. 1. 85-87. ill-usage, he made a ballad upon him, and though this, probably...Warwickshire for some time and shelter himself in London." There is also the independent testimony of Archdeacon Richard Davies, vicar of Sapperton, Gloucestershire,...
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Law Sports at Gray's Inn (1594): Including Shakespeare's Connection with the ...

Isabelle Brown - 1921 - 276 pages
...to revenge that ill usage, he 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." Justice Shallow was alive when the letter was written in 1594. I judge it was written in that year...
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As You Like it

William Shakespeare - Drama - 1922 - 161 pages
...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...obliged to leave his business and family in Warwickshire and shelter himself in London." No trace of this ballad has been found ; indeed, the whole story rests...
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