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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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A Chronicle History of the Life and Work of William Shakespeare ..., Volume 70

Frederick Gard Fleay - Dramatists, English - 1886 - 364 pages
...prosecuted by that gentleman, as he thought, somewhat too severely, and in order to revenge that ill usage made a ballad upon him, and though this, probably...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London." Whether this tradition be well founded or no, we are compelled by subsequent events to place the date...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1886 - 460 pages
...prosecuted by that gentleman, as he thought, somewhat too severely, and in order to avenge the illusage, he made a ballad upon him. And though this, probably...he was obliged to leave his business and family in The Elizabethan Stage. 77 Warwickshire for some time and shelter himself in London." In this tradition...
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Life. Hist. drama. Poems

William Shakespeare - 1887
...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...redoubled the prosecution against him to that degree, that lie was obliged to leave his business and family in Warwicksliire for some time, and shelter himself...
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William Shakespeare Portrayed by Himself: A Revelation of the Poet in the ...

Robert Waters - 1888 - 347 pages
...engaged him with them 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." Does not this look like the quarry whence the above scenes were taken ? Did not the Poet simply improve...
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Shakespeare's Merry Wives of Windsor: The First Quarto, 1602

William Shakespeare, Peter Augustin Daniel, William Griggs - Comedies - 1888 - 53 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." Further on, speaking of Falstaff, Rowe says, "Amongst other extravagancies, in The Merry Wives of Windsor...
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Studies of Some of Shakespere's Plays

Frank Walters - 1889 - 172 pages
...was prosecuted by that gentleman, as he thought 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.' That story is a very likely one. Shakspere was just the sort of man to be led away by fun. and frolic...
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Biographical Dictionary

Thompson Cooper - Biography - 1890
...his poetry— be lost, yet it is said to have been so very bitter that it redoubled the persecution against him to that degree that he was obliged to...Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London.* Sir Thomas Lucy is supposed to be the Justice Shallow of the comedies. It is unknown whether Shakspere,...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1892
...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...for some time, and shelter himself in London.' It seems likely that in essentials the story thus reported by Rowe is true, and a verse of the ballad...
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Chamber's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge, Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1892
...too severely; and, in order to revenge that ill-usa^e, he made a ballad upon him. And though tins, probably the first essay of his poetry, be lost, yet...the prosecution against him to that degree that he wasobliged to leave his business and family in Warwickshire for some time, and shelter himself in London.'...
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Introduction to Shakespeare

Edward Dowden - 1893 - 136 pages
...^ccr-stealmg, engaged him more than once in robbing a park that belonged to Sir Thomas Lucy, of Charlcote, near Stratford. For this he was prosecuted by that...Warwickshire, for some time, and shelter himself in London." According to Archdeacon Davies, vicar of Sapperton in the county of Gloucester, who died in 1708, Sir...
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