A topographical and historical description of the county of Warwick

Sherwood, Neely & Jones, 1820 - 322 pàgines

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Pàgina 241 - Shakspeare, that, take him for all in all, we shall not look upon his like again.
Pàgina 246 - Warwick; his father was a butcher, and I have been told heretofore by some of the neighbours that, when he was a boy, he exercised his father's trade; but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high style and make a speech.
Pàgina 4 - Historj and Antiquities of Stratford-upon-Avon : comprising a Description of the Collegiate Church ; the Life of Shakspeare ; and Copies of several Documents relating to him and his Family, never before printed. With a Biographical Sketch of other eminent Characters, natives of, or who have resided in Stratford.
Pàgina 102 - ... continued to solicit him, insomuch that he told her if she would ride on horseback naked from one end of the town to the other, in the sight of all the people, he would grant her request. Whereunto she returned, ' But will you give me leave so to do ? ' And he replying
Pàgina 235 - Shakespeare in a laughing manner, that he fancied he intended to write his epitaph, if he happened to outlive him ; and since he could not know what might be said of him when he was dead, he...
Pàgina 6 - Picturesque Views on the Upper, or Warwickshire Avon, from its source at Naseby to its junction with the Severn at Tewkesbury : with observations on the publick buildings, and other works of art in its vicinity.
Pàgina 102 - It is said by Eapin, that the countess, previous to her riding, commanded all persons to keep within doors, and from their windows, on pain of death ; but, notwithstanding this severe penalty, there was one person who could not forbear giving a look, out of curiosity; but it cost him his life.
Pàgina 5 - Antiquities of Manceter (including the Hamlets of Hartshill, Oldbury and Atherstone). and also of the adjacent Parish of Ansley, in the county of Warwick : by the late Benjamin Bartlett KIC Esq., with Additions.
Pàgina 178 - After which, he was slain by a blow with a halbert on the hinder part of his head, receiving at the same time another deep wound in his face.
Pàgina 150 - I have been told by some old people, who in their younger years were eyewitnesses of these pageants so acted, that the yearly confluence of people to see that shew was extraordinary great, and yielded no small advantage to this city.

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