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" 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. "
The Visitors' New Guide to the Spa of Leamington Priors, and Its Vicinity ... - Page 241
by William Thomas Moncrieff - 1824 - 318 pages
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An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare: Addressed to Joseph Cradock, Esq

Richard Farmer - 1767 - 95 pages
...their credit. " William Shakefpeare's Father was a Butcher, — * while he was a Boy he exercifed his Father's trade, but when he killed a Calf, he would do it in a high ftile, and make a fpeech. This IVilliam being inclined naturally to Poetry and Acting, came to Lm~...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes: Prefaces. The tempest. The ...

William Shakespeare - 1778
...their credit. " William Shakefpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high ftyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and afting, came to London,...
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The Dramatick Writings of Will. Shakspere: With the Notes of All ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1788
...about their credit. " William Shakspere's father was a butcher — while 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. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and afling, came to London, I guess, about eighteen,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1793
...their credit. " William Shakfpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high ftyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and ading, came to London,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare: In Fifteen Volumes. With the ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1793
...their credit. " William Shakfpcare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high llyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London,...
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The Plays of William Shakspeare...

William Shakespeare - 1800
...their eredit. % " William Shakfpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high ftyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and afting, came to London,...
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An Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare

Richard Farmer - 1800 - 96 pages
...their credit, " William Shakfpeare's father was a butcher, — while he was a boy he exercifed his father's trade, but when he killed a calf, he would do it in a high flyle, and make a fpeech. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and a£Hng, came to London,...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr. of ...

William Shakespeare - 1809
...about their credit. " William Shakspeare's father was a butcher,—while 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. This William and Selden, by their poems prefixed to his book: he had therefore good opportunities of...
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The Analectic Magazine...: Comprising Original Reviews, Biography ..., Volume 8

1816
...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. This William being inclined naturally to poetry and acting, came to London, I guess about eighteen,...
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Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth ...

Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey - English letters - 1813
...neighbours, that when he was a boy he exercised his father's trade, but when he kill'da calfe he would doe it in a high style, and make a speech. There was at that time another butcher's son in this towne that was held not at all inferior to him for a naturall witt, his acquaintance and coctanean,...
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